With China's 18th Party Congress now concluded, the new leadership has been announced and seven people named to the Politburo Standing Committee. This once-a-decade power transition will have significant impact on China’s political, economic and financial development and reforms, as well as its foreign policy and military ambitions. Brookings experts examine the new generation of leaders and their potential impact on the country’s direction in the foreseeable feature.
REUTERS/David Gray - A screen shows the voting result for the draft resolution of the Report of the Work of the Supreme People's Court during the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing March 13, 2009.
Rule of Law in China: Speech by Madame Tao Kaiyuan, Vice President of China’s Supreme People’s Court
January 28, 2015
On January 28, the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution hosted Madame Tao Kaiyuan, vice president of the Supreme People’s Court of China, Judiciary Committee member and grand justice of the Second Rank, for her perspective on the new developments in Chinese judicial reform.
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Philippe Le Corre will present his new book, L'Offensive chinoise en Europe, on February 2 at the Asia Centre in Paris.
Before China's 18th Party Congress, Cheng Li profiled 25 possible members of the Politburo, examining their backgrounds, family and patron-client ties, political prospects and policy preferences. See Li's profiles of the seven individuals who were named to the Politburo Standing Committee:
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