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Laws, Policies, & Guidelines

China’s International Development Cooperation in the New Era

Scope of Application

Plans for the Chinese Government.


Offers views on international development cooperation, including China's past actions and future plans.

General Key Points

The Chinese Government should:

  • Draw upon the experience of other countries and international organizations.
  • Support projects that align with the development goals of host countries. 
Key Points on Stakeholder Engagement

The Chinese Government should:

  • Train local people, empowering them to assist their own countries in furthering sustainable development
  • Help improve the skills of host countries' project management staff and localize project management.
  • Promote vocational training and technical cooperation to ensure each project continues to excel. 
Key Points on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

The Chinese Government should:

  • Prioritize management, supervision, and evaluation of project implementation to ensure high quality.
  • Monitor the operation of completed projects and provide follow-up technical support.
Applies to
January 2021
State Council
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