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The Characteristics and Prospects of China‘s Assistance to Minority Areas in Realizing the Right to Development
December 02,2016   By:chinahumanrights.org
The Characteristics and Prospects of China‘s Assistance to Minority Areas in Realizing the Right to Development
 
ZHOU Wei and CAO Shu 
 
China 
 
Abstract: Assisting minority areas to realize the right to development is an important part of Chinese Government's goals of protecting human rights and building a well-off society in an all-round way. To assist minority areas to realize the right to development, China's Constitution, laws, administrative regulations and policy documents define the State's constitutional obligations, legal and policy support system, and help the minority areas to achieve economic and social development through measures such as transfer payments, assistance to aid Tibet and Xinjiang, counterpart support and special poverty alleviation. However, China is also faced with the difficult tasks of poverty reduction, development, unbalanced regional development and other issues in assisting minority nationalities to realize the right to development.