Sunday, November 19, 2023

China's Diplomatic Tools for Increasing Influence in Africa

 Modern Diplomacy published on 6 November 2023 a commentary titled "How Diplomacy Reinforces China's Political Influence in Africa" by Daouda Cisse.

The commentary looks at the way China uses diplomacy to increase its political influence in Africa.  It does so through FOCAC, encouraging favorable votes in the United Nations, emphasizing cooperation with the Global South, health diplomacy, and developing relationships between the Communist Party of China and African political parties.