China’s role on the global stage

Published on 23 January 2018

Hannah Corbett

Head of Communications and Engagement

As participants at the World Economic Forum in Davos discuss How China is Changing the World, we bring together some of our expert’s opinions on China’s evolving role on the global stage.


1. IDS Director Melissa Leach on China’s One Belt One Road Initiative


2. Tamahi Kato on China’s growing role as global governance leader

3. Wei Shen on China as a global climate leader


4. Ian Scoones on China’s role in Africa

5. Jing Gu on China’s influence on global development.

Read more on our work on China and the rising powers and China and international development cooperation.

Watch our annual lecture given by Professor Jayati Ghosh on Globalisation, Inequality and Economic Insecurity in China and India.

Listen to Dr Lauren Johnston who spoke at IDS on What is China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Why is East Africa in Focus?

The views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author/s and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of IDS.


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