What are they?
How are they interrelated?
What does that mean for Xi Jinping’s third term?
1⃣ Community of Shared Future of Mankind
2⃣ BRI 一带一路
3⃣ Common values of mankind 全人类共同价值
4⃣ GSI 全球安全倡议
5⃣ GDI 全球发展倡议
In 2017/18 the term CCD was incorporated into the preambles of the CPC and PRC constitution.
It has 5 (abstract) components:
▪️A new security architecture
In 2017, pursuing the BRI was written into the CPC constitution.
🇨🇳 leadership has been referring to the BRI as a means “to build a new model of international relations”.
▪️Intergovernmental policy coordination
▪️Reduction of trade barriers
This February, 🇨🇳 issued the GSI Concept Paper.
The GSI may be viewed as the PRC’s vision of collective security reform.
▪️Sovereignty and territorial integrity
▪️Focus on the UN Charter
▪️Legitimate security concerns of all countries
▪️Peaceful dispute resolution via dialogue and consultation
▪️Security in traditional & non-traditional domains
With the GDI 🇨🇳 projects its prioritization of development to the UN level, attempting to tie it to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
It builds on past efforts to tie the BRI to the SDGs.
▪️Pandemic response and vaccines
▪️Climate change and green development
▪️Digital economy & connectivity in the digital era
“Modernization does not equal Westernization”.
It criticizes Western claims of universality and “biases of the global order”, which “favor the West while discriminating against the developing world.”
It is another outreach effort to the developing world & critique to the “West”.
▪️Respect for the diversity of world civilizations
▪️Common values of all mankind
▪️Historical and cultural values of all countries
▪️International cultural exchanges & cooperation
Notably, this January, the State Council also issued the “China’s Green Development in the New Era” white paper.
At the same time, the BRI is still ongoing & the 3rd BRI Forum will take place later this year.
Reaching out to the global south to shape the international order.
Implementing those initiatives is a different story but the political will is there