The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: Its role and place in the development of Eurasia

Journal of Eurasian Studies. 2018;9(2):114-124


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Journal Title: Journal of Eurasian Studies

ISSN: 1879-3665 (Print); 1879-3673 (Online)

Publisher: SAGE Publishing

Society/Institution: Asia-Pacific Research Center

LCC Subject Category: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation: Geography (General) | Political science

Country of publisher: United Kingdom

Language of fulltext: English

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Rashid Alimov (Corresponding author. Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Secretariat, 7 Ritan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China.; Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Beijing, China)


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Abstract | Full Text

This article analyses the role and place of the SCO in the development of interstate interaction in the Eurasian space, as well as the condition of and prospects for the main areas of multifaceted cooperation within the Organisation. The author further analyses the characteristics of the SCO partnership system as a model of interstate interaction that can provide an institutional platform for broad regional economic cooperation within the context of the new realities of Eurasian development, the implementation of member states' national development strategies, the linking of efforts to align integration processes within the EAEU, and the implementation of China's One Belt, One Road initiative with the potential to form an overarching partnership between countries of Eurasia and the Asia-Pacific region. Keywords: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Eurasian Economic Union, One Belt One Road initiative, ASEAN, Silk Road Economic Belt, Greater Eurasian Partnership