Chinese security officers check the hall after the 2nd Plenary Session of the Fifth Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 08 March 2017.
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Following the party line: A calendar of key Chinese government and Communist Party meetings

The long-awaited Third Plenum of the CCP’s 20th Central Committee has drawn to a close and an official announcement to the public has been made. Take a look at major meetings outcomes in the months running up to the plenum where the party has been telegraphing its intentions on topics like a unified national market, the party’s self-revolution and Chinese-style modernization.

This calendar compiles open-source information of important regular party-state meetings in Beijing. It provides a broad overview of major political gatherings, summaries of key outcomes at each meeting and a preview of agendas of upcoming sessions. Information published here is drawn from publicly accessible official documents and announcements.

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If any of the covered meetings have inadvertently been omitted, please kindly inform us by emailing [email protected]. Your assistance in ensuring the completeness and accuracy of this calendar is greatly appreciated.