China after the party congress

Public discussion in Vienna

Dec 06, 2022 / Indo-Pacific

On 6 December 2022, Dr. Werner Fasslabend, the President of the AIES, invited Prof. Dr. Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik and Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, former Austrian Ambassador in Beijing, for a public discussion. They discussed both the Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party itself and the significance of the decisions made for China's future domestic and foreign policy. This also covered the Zero-Covid policy approach in China and the related protests.