• Enayatollah Yazdani Center for Middle East Studies, School of International Studies, Sun Yat-sen University, Zhuhai
  • Rizwan Hossain PhD research scholar of International Relations Canberra, Australia
Keywords: SCO, China, Central Asia, Russia, Eurasia


The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)is an Eurasian
political, economic and security alliance.The SCO which its
original focus was on border disputes, has begun an
evolution, changing its focus to to economic cooperation and
issues of counter terrorism and regional security. China as a
founder member of the SCO has an evolving role in the
organization. This paper aims to address this main question:
what is the position and role of China in the SCO? The paper
discusses that China as a major power with a growing
economy is playing an effective role in the organization. And
the goals which China pursues in this organization are in line
with the larger goals of the country in the international


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How to Cite
Yazdani, E. and Hossain, R. (2020) “EMERGING THE SCO AS AN EFFECTIVE UNION IN ASIA: CHINA’S ROLE AND AMBITIONS”, Berumpun: International Journal of Social, Politics, and Humanities, 3(2), pp. 79-101. doi: 10.33019/berumpun.v3i2.38.