19th Party Congress

2017 is a year of great political significance for Europe, with decisive elections in France, Great Britain and Germany. In China, fundamental political decisions are also to be expected. In late autumn, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) convenes its 19th Party Congress. The delegates will endorse the Party’s strategic goals, setting the course until 2022 and beyond.

The  Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)is a Stiftung Mercatorinitiative. Established in 2013, MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China.