SPECIAL: SHAPING THE FUTURE
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"Shaping the Future" - Special coverage of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which will set the tone for the country for the coming decade. With new issues everyday, CCTV NEWS goes behind the headlines to understand the choices facing China.

Full Coverage

Nov. 15th: New CPC leadership


【Anchor】 Zou Yue
【Guests】
>> Professor Zhang Weiwei, Fudan University and the Geneva School of Public Diplomacy
>> Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, Chairman of The Kuhn Foundation

● Topic 1 CPC New Leadership
Topic 2 Impressions of Xi Jinping
Topic 3 Open Leadership Style
Topic 4 Diversity of New Leadership

Nov. 14th: Changes and challenges


【Anchor】 Zou Yue
【Guests】
>> Professor Zhang Weiwei, Fudan University and the Geneva School of Public Diplomacy
>> Laurence Brahm, a global activist, international mediator and political columnist

● Topic 1 CPC Congress Achievements
Topic 2 Governance Capacity
Topic 3 Political Structure
Topic 4 Economic Reform

Nov. 13th: Sustainable development


【Anchor】 Zou Yue
【Guests】
>> Mr. Su Wei, Director-General of the Department of Climate Change of China’s National Development and Reform Commission
>> Mr. Yang Fuqiang, Senior Consultant of the Natural Resources Defense Council

● Topic 1 Green Development
Topic 2 Energy Consumption
Topic 3 Eco Cost
Topic 4 Population Challenge

Nov. 12th: Party delegate proposal system


【Anchor】 Zou Yue
【Guests】
>> Mr. Zhang Lifen, Associate Editor of Financial Times
>> Mr. Francesco Sisci, Columnist of Il Sole 24 Ore

● Topic 1 Party Delegate Proposal System
Topic 2 Livelihood Welfare
Topic 3 Education
Topic 4 Medical Care

Nov. 11th: China´s foreign policy and national defence


【Anchor】 Zou Yue
【Guests】
>> Mr. Ruan Zongze, VP of China Institute of International Studies
>> Mr. Mark Morrison, Professor at China Foreign Affairs University
>> Senior Colonel Zhou Bo, Foreign Affairs Office of Ministry of National Defense

● Topic 1 Diplomatic Policy
Topic 2 Islands Dispute
Topic 3 Sino-Africa Ties
Topic 4 National Defense Modernization

Nov. 10th: China´s economy and trade


【Anchor】 Zou Yue
【Guests】
>> Dr. Lu Ting, economist from Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
>> Professor Barry Naughton, University of California

Topic 1 NDRC Press Conference
Topic 2 Improving Income
Topic 3 China Trade
Topic 4 Non-public Enterprises

Nov. 9th: CPC party building


【Anchor】 Zou Yue
【Guests】
>> Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, Chairman of The Kuhn Foundation
>> Professor He Jiahong, Renmin University's Law School

Topic 1 Party Building
Topic 2 Media Supervision
Topic 3 Anti-corruption Campaign
Topic 4 Central Party School

Nov. 8th: The 18th CPC Congress opens


【Anchor】 Zou Yue
【Guests】
>> Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, Chairman of The Kuhn Foundation
>> Victor Gao Zhikai, CCTV News Commentator

Topic 1 Hu Jintao Sets Guidelines
Topic 2 World Focus on China
Topic 3 CPC Economic Focus
Topic 4 Delegates Election