ChnStd  Vol.4 No.1 , February 2015
China’s Public Diplomacy: Main Vectors
Author(s) Gor Sargsyan
ABSTRACT
This paper examines China’s public diplomacy components and content in general, discussing some of the main vectors of China’s public diplomacy, cultural and political influence by the way of “soft power”. The paper does not review PRC’s public diplomacy politics toward specific countries or regions. In the 60-plus years since the birth of the Peoples Republic of China in 1949, and in the last 3 decades in particular, China’s national strength has grown constantly and its role on the world stage has become more important. In this term, brilliant achievements in the field of diplomacy have been made. But still China faces new tasks and challenges. Because of its development and influence in the world, it is a necessary step for China to take to strengthen its PD (public diplomacy) in both domestic and foreign context.

Cite this paper
Sargsyan, G. (2015) China’s Public Diplomacy: Main Vectors. Chinese Studies, 4, 10-14. doi: 10.4236/chnstd.2015.41002.
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