Su Rong, Vice-Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, met in Berlin with members of the German Bundestag and representatives from government agencies as well as selected think tanks. In the run-up to the visit of Prime Minister Li Keqiang to Germany Su Rong presented the key challenges for the new Chinese leadership. The discussion focussed on the current reform initiatives of the Chinese government especially with regard to environmental and socio-economic sustainability. Additionally, the current focus of the regime on the fight against corruption was addressed.
Körber Foundation regularly invites a small circle of high-ranking actors within Berlin’s foreign policy community to its Political Background Discussions. As in the Bergedorf Round Tables, the discussions take place shielded from the public, so as to enable a confidential, frank, and constructive exchange.