par Kellner, Thierry ;Bondiguel, Thomas
Organisme financeur Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies (BICCS)
Publication Publié, 2010-04
Résumé : This paper explains the increasing importance of think tanks in China’s foreign policy. First it clarifies the historical transition of these think tanks and the government’s motivations in setting up these institutes. The next section elaborates on the organization and capacity of these actors and their linkages with official bodies. This is followed by a discussion of the Policy Planning Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Lastly, this paper sheds a light on what kind of channels think tanks have developed to influence the Chinese leadership. Key words: foreign policy, think tanks and public diplomacy.