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China's Democratic Future: The Chinese Communist Party in the Next 20 Years

14 July 2009 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Chatham House, London


Dr Kerry Brown, Senior Research Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House; author, Friends and Enemies: The Past, Present and Future of the Communist Party
Chair: Lord Davidson of Glen Clova



The speaker will discuss the major challenges facing the Communist Party as it moves into the 21st century - energy security, environmental issues, and economic and social problems - offering a judgment on the Party's likelihood of survival, and how it might look twenty years from now.

Kerry Brown's paper 'Thirty Years on - China Celebrates the Reform Process' is available for download below and a wide range of related research material and papers is available here.