Explainer | What's China's "Two Sessions"?
The 全国两会 "Two Sessions," or quanguolianghui, refers to the annual meeting of the country's highest legislative branch -- the National People's Congress (全国人民代表大会), and the country's top advisory body -- the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (全国政治协商会议). Both meetings are usually held in March, after their corresponding meetings at the regional or provincial level, usually ending at the end of the past year, and the Spring Festival holiday.
The two sessions epitomize the 全过程民主 "whole-process democracy," which mentioned China's commitment to developing its electoral democracy (选举民主) and consultative democracy (协商民主), ensuring that Chinese people are the true "master of the country" and governmental power can be supervised and run prudently.
Government work reports
At these two meetings, the premier of the State Council, presidents of the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate would present work reports of the three institutions to members and delegates of the two sessions.
Ginger River Review has compiled the official English versions of the five most recent government reports and provided links to their downloads below:
[Note: The post's contents and links will be periodically updated to reflect the latest information and developments over time.]
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