Key Cooperative Research Institute for Policy Studies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the P.R.C (2022-2024)

Fudan Symposium on China’s Neighborhood Diplomacy


Fudan Symposium on China’s Neighborhood Diplomacy (hereafter referred to as “the Symposium”) are a series of academic activities hosted by Center for China’s Relations with Neighboring Countries of Fudan University (CCRNC-Fudan) on a yearly basis. By December 2022, CCRNC-Fudan had successfully hosted twelve Symposiums, which invited scholars and experts coming from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, renowned colleges and think tanks home and abroad. The Symposium are composed of discussions on China’s neighboring diplomatic situation of the year as well as forecasts of the development trend of neighboring diplomacy in the next year.

1. Symposium on “China’s Neighboring Diplomacy in the Next Decade: New Challenges, Conception and Strategies”

Date: 17 December 2013


2. Symposium on“Evaluation, Trend and Strategies of China’s Recent Neighboring Security Situation”

Date: 25 July 2014 

3. Symposium on “China’s Neighboring Diplomacy in the Age of XI Jinping: New Concepts, New Strategies, and New Policies

Date: 30 November 2014


4. Symposium on “the Strategic Positioning and Basic Contents of the Belt and Road Initiative”

Date: 18-19 June 2015


5. Symposium on “Assessments and Prospects on China’s Neighboring Diplomacy in 2015”

Date: 1-2 December 2015


6. Symposium on “Assessments and Prospects on China’s Neighboring Diplomacy in 2016”

Date: 5-6 November 2016


7. Symposium on “Trump Administration and China’s Neighboring Diplomacy: New Development and New Issue”

Date: 11-12 November 2017


8. Symposium on “Opportunities and Challenges of China’s Neighboring Diplomacy in the New Era”

Date: 16-17 November 2018


9.Symposium on “Seven Decades of Neighborhood Diplomacy of the PRC: Opportunities and Challenges”

Date: 15-16 November 2019


10. Symposium on “China’s Neighborhood Diplomacy in a Changing World”

Date: 12-13 November 2020


11. Symposium on “Asian Security and Development against the Background of Sino-American Competition and Cooperation”

Date: 4 November 2021


12. Symposium on “China’s Neighborhood Diplomacy in the Volatile World: Peace, Cooperation and Development”

Date: 2 December 2022


13. Symposium on “China’s Neighborhood Diplomacy in the New Era: Progress and Prospects”

Date: 1 November 2023


(Updated November 2023