African Union


Tiffany Ip
Hong Kong

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Harvard World Model United Nations 2016

Committee: African Union

Country: Chad

Topic: (A) China in Africa

As the People’s Republic of China seeks to strengthen its cooperation with fellow African nations, the Republic of Chad believes its partnership with China could serve as a useful model for developing fruitful Sino-African Relations that strikes a balance between collaboration and autonomy.

Since resuming diplomatic ties with the China in 2006, Chad has steadily increased her bilateral exchanges with China that amounts to more than $100 million, and which span across sectors such as oil and telecommunications. Whereas previous Western engagement has taken on unilateral and conditionality heavy approaches, Chad-China partnership has embarked on an innovative pat...