International Symposium on Governing the Nation According to Law
and Rule of Law China held in Beijing
International Symposium on Governing the Nation According to Law and Rule of Law China hosted by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and organized by Institute of Law, CASS, was held in the academic lecture hall of CASS from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2014. This seminar is tightly connected with the Decision on Major Issues of comprehensively promoting the Rule of Law (Hereafter referred to as Decision) adopted in the fourth Plenary Session of the Eighteenth Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. More than 80 renowned legal experts on Chinese law and comparative law at home and abroad have attended the conference. The international experts are from over 10 countries such as Finland, USA, Norway, UK, Japan, Russia and so on while local representative experts are mainly from National People's Congress, the Supreme People's court, the Law Society of China, Peking University, Renmin University of China, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and other government organs or institutes. The experts focused on China’s construction in the rule of law, brainstormed each other and proposed valuable suggestions to advance socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics. As a part of CASS Forum, this International Forum on the Rule of law is a well-designed high-standard international academic exchange platform in response to the Going Out strategy of CASS, which has generated a profound international influence and become a brand product of innovation project in CASS.
The conference is divided into two forms: key-note speech and workshop. The Chinese and foreign scholars had heated discussion on many issues such as Rule of Law and Governance, Rule of Law and the Constitution, Rule of Law and Judicial Structural Reform, Rule of Law and Economy-Society Development, etc . By submitting papers and delivering speech, the experts had extensive and in-depth academic exchange, thus enhancing mutual understanding and trust.more>>