The Party Constitution is the fundamental statute of the CPC. The current constitution was adopted in 2017.
In 1921, the First Program of the Communist Party of China was adopted, serving as the Party Constitution.
In 1922, the first-ever Constitution of the Communist Party of China was adopted.
In 1923, the Party Constitution was amended for the first time.
In 1925, the Party branch was defined as the grassroots unit of the Party for the first time.
In 1927, “democratic centralism is the guiding principle of all Party branches” was explicitly stipulated for the first time.
In 1945, Mao Zedong Thought was established as the guiding ideology of the Party.
In 1956, the Party Constitution vowed to engage in socialist construction in a comprehensive manner.
In 1987, the Party’s election system was stipulated for the first time.
In 1992, the theory of “building socialism with Chinese characteristics” was enshrined in.
In 1997, Deng Xiaoping Theory was established as the guiding ideology of the Party.
In 2002, the important thought of Three Represents was written in.
In 2007, the Scientific Outlook on Development was written in.
In 2012, the Scientific Outlook on Development was established as the guiding ideology of the Party.
In 2017, Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era was established as the Party’s guiding ideology.