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New media and a digital age: the opportunities for public service delivery (WP1267)

This conference was organised by the Central Party School, China and Wilton Park in association with the British Embassy in Beijing.

This meeting sought to discuss developments in social media in the context of interaction with public services.


  • Explored the global impact of changing media
  • Looked at the interaction between government and social media in the digital age
  • Examined the role of social media in public oversight
  • Looked at ways of increasing connectivity

Further information

This meeting is the third in a series run by Wilton Park and the party School of the Communist Party of China. The first, held in Beijing in March 2012, looked at  Prosperity in a new world economic order and the second, held at Wilton Park in December 2012, discussed  implications and opportunities of the 18th Party Congress of the Communist Party of China.

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