• September 3-17, 1984 – First U.S.-China Dialogue (in U.S.)
  • October 11-25, 1985 – Second U.S.-China Dialogue (in China)
  • March 28-April 12, 1987 – Third U.S.-China Dialogue (in U.S.)
  • February 25-March 1, 1990 – Fourth U.S.-China Dialogue (in China)
  • June 12-23, 1991 – Fifth U.S.-China Dialogue (in U.S.)
  • March 30-April 10, 1993 – Sixth U.S.-China Dialogue (in China)
  • October 5-14, 1994 – Seventh U.S.-China Dialogue (in U.S.)
  • December 1995 – U.S.-China Dialogue postponed
  • June 21-30, 1996 – Eighth U.S.-China Dialogue (in China); co-sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations
  • December 10-20, 1997 – U.S.-China Dialogue (in U.S.); co-sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations
  • 1998 – U.S.-China Dialogue postponed
  • June 25-29, 1999 – Mini Dialogue (in China)
  • January 7-19, 2000 – Tenth U.S.-China Dialogue (in China)
  • June 13-23, 2002 – Eleventh U.S.-China Dialogue (in U.S.)
U.S.-China Distinguished Citizens Dialogue (1984)

U.S.-China Distinguished Citizens Dialogue (1984)

Started in September 1984 as an off-the-record gathering of leading citizens of China and America, the U.S.-China Dialogue was the first formal instance of Track II diplomacy in the Sino-American relationship. It was held every 12-18 months, alternately in China and the United States, until 2002. 

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