Chinese Communist Part Congress: An Essential Guide

The Chinese Communist Party Congress: An Essential Guide

This Strategic Update is the essential guide to the Chinese Communist Party Congress, one of the world's most secretive and exclusive political meetings.

It explains who takes part in the Congress, how leadership transitions work, the other important functions of the Congress, and why the world should be watching.

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 The Chinese Communist Party Congress: An Essential Guide

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The Chinese Communist Party Congress: An Essential Guide 

About the author

Dr Yu Jie is Head of China Foresight at LSE IDEAS and teaches at LSE. Her research focuses on the decision-making process of Chinese foreign policy as well as EU-China relations. She appears regularly at major media outlets such as the BBC and the Financial Times, briefs public institutions such as the European External Action Services, Silk Road Fund in Beijing and the UK Cabinet Office on China’s foreign affairs.