The following is the full text of an action plan on the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative unveiled Saturday: VISION AND ACTIONS ON JOINTLY BUILDING SILK ROAD ECONOMIC BELT AND 21ST-CENTURY MARITIME SILK ROAD Issued by the National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, with State Council authorization March 2015 CONTENTS Preface I. Background II. Principles III. Framework IV. Cooperation Priorities V. Cooperation Mechanisms VI. China’s Regions in Pursuing Opening-Up VII. China in Action VIII. Embracing a Brighter Future Together Preface More than two millennia ago...Read More
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Jan 30, 2019 | U.S - China Relations |
Paper submitted to the Carter Center and Emory University’s Symposium on “The United States & China at 40: Seeking a New Framework to Manage Bilateral Relations” January 16-19, 2019 Atlanta, Georgia December 15, 2018 will mark the fortieth anniversary of Jimmy Carter’s and Deng Xiaoping’s politically courageous agreement to “normalize” the relationship between Washington and Beijing. This resulted in the replacement of China’s demand for revolutionary overthrow of the world order with pragmatic accommodation of it. Two days later, at the 3rd Plenum of the 11th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Deng launched China on a...Read More
The following article was translated by Rumeng Chen, China Program Fall 2018 Intern. The original article in can be found here. African Nations Pay Close Attention to China’s Successful Path I have visited China many times since the 90s. Every time I visit China, I can feel tremendous changes underway – whether it is the towering skyscrapers or construction sites in progress. All aspects of data confirm my feelings. While experiencing dramatic changes itself, China is also changing the world. By the end of this year, China’s investment in scientific research is expected to surpass that of the United States,...Read More
Ding Kuisong is the Secretary General of the China International Culture Exchange Centre, which is a national non-profit organization that has deep roots and connections with Chinese leaderships. Ding is deeply involved with decision-making in China on policies toward the US and this speech provides a good window into the Chinese thinking of how China will respond to US disengagement and confrontational approach to China. This speech is widely shared by the Chinese media and reflects some of the main strain thinking of top Chinese intellectuals and advisors. Speaking before the Reform and Development Research Foundation Third Annual...Read More
On October 24, 2017, The Carter Center and the Halle Institute for Global Learning at Emory University invited Arun K. Singh, former Indian Ambassador to the United States and Henry Levine, former American consult general to Shanghai. to speak on great powers and world peace. Dr. Philip Wainwright, Vice Provost for International and Strategic Initiatives at Emory Unviersity opened the conversation and Dr. Yawei Liu, Director of the China Program at The Carter Center, moderated the dialogue that touched on how India, the U.S. and China interact on the global stage and if three great powers could enter into...Read More
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Every week, China Program’s Senior Advisor Dr. Robert A. Kapp compiles a reading list and provides commentary, for you to better understand China.
Robert A. Kapp is senior advisor to the China Program at the Carter Center. He has been principal of Robert A. Kapp and Associates, a business consulting firm, since 2004. From 1994 through 2004 he served as President of the United States-China Business Council…