Word of the Week--- the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
The National Party Congress is held every five years and convened by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. The plenary session of the Central Committee is convened by the Political Bureau of the Central Committee and held at least once a year. The Political Bureau of the Central Committee, the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and the General Secretary of the Central Committee are elected by the plenary session of the Central Committee. The Political Bureau of the Central Committee and its Standing Committee discharge duties when the plenary session is adjourned. During the five-year tenure of office, the Central Committee holds several plenary sessions. Since the inception of reform and opening-up, every Central Committee usually held seven plenary meetings, namely, the first plenary session to the seventh plenary session, with each plenary session focusing on a different theme.
The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China convened its sixth plenary session in Be?ing from November 8 to 11, 2021. A total of 197 members and 151 alternate members of the Central Committee attended the session. Members of the Standing Committee of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and leading officials of other relevant departments were present at the meeting in a non-voting capacity. Some of the colleagues working at the primary level who were delegates to the 19th National Party Congress, along with a number of experts and scholars, also attended the meeting in a non-voting capacity. The Political Bureau of the Central Committee presided over the meeting. General Secretary of the Central Committee Xi Jinping delivered an important address. At the session, the Central Committee heard and discussed the report on the work of the Political Bureau, presented by Xi Jinping on behalf of the Political Bureau, and considered and adopted the Resolution on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience of the Party over the Past Century and the Resolution on the Convocation of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. Xi Jinping delivered explanatory remarks on the draft Resolution on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience of the Party over the Past Century.
give full consideration to both domestic and international imperatives
coordinate the Covid-19 response with economic and social development
scientific and technological self-reliance
the Second Centenary Goal
strengthen our consciousness of the need to maintain political integrity, think in big-picture terms, follow the leadership core, and keep in alignment with the central Party leadership
enhance our confidence in the path, theory, system, and culture of socialism with Chinese characteristics
resolutely upholde Comrade Xi Jinping’s core position on the Central Committee and in the Party as a whole and upholde the Central Committee’ authority and its centralized, unified leadership
comprehensive, balanced, and sustainable development
innovate on the basis of what has worked in the past
adapting Marxism to the Chinese context
the Five-Sphere Integrated Plan
the Four-Pronged Comprehensive Strategy
ground our work in the new stage of development, apply the new development philosophy, foster a new pattern of development, and promote high-quality development