• Supporting Material / Delegation Members / Land Use and Public Participation

    American Delegation to the People's Republic of China September 4-16, 2009   Delegation Members   Dr. Juliana Birkhoff Vice President of Programs and Practice Resolve   Ms. Lisa Bova-Hiatt Deputy Chief in charge of Condemnation Bankruptcy Litigation Division New York City Law Department   Ms. Arlene Ichien

  • Supporting Material / Delegation Members / Land Use and Public Participation

    Chinese Delegation to the United States January 31 – February 12, 2009   Delegation Members   Professor DING Wenying (丁文英) Dean Inner Mongolia University Law School Hohhot, Inner Mongolia   Mr. GU Changhao (顾长浩) Deputy Director Legislative Affairs Office Shanghai Municipal Government   Dr. LIN Yan (林彦)

  • Program

    The Land Use and Public Participation program provided opportunities for sharing the successes and challenges of the American and Chinese experiences of public participation in land use decisions. Government officials, scholars, and experts in both countries benefited from this timely program, which was conducted in three phases in 2009.

  • Supporting Material / Celebrating / U.S.-China Teachers Exchange Program

    The Chinese character 福, written by each of Xiong Manjing's students, was hung all over in celebration of Chinese new year. 福, which means blessing and good fortune, is widely used in China while celebrating the new year. Xiong Manjing is currently teaching in Owasso, OK

  • Supporting Material / Learning / U.S.-China Teachers Exchange Program

    The school is a great place on the weekends. Yes, there are classes taking place especially on Saturday but the campus around the school is very quiet and pleasant. Just outside the school gate, there are several million inhabitants of Anqing. The traffic here, just as any American city, is relentless and never ending. However, when one walks just inside the school grounds the entire atmosphere changes.

  • Program Iteration / CHINA Town Hall

    The webcast speaker at the 2009 CHINA Town Hall was Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt M. Campbell. The discussion was moderated by National Committee Vice President Jan Berris.  

  • Supporting Material / Traveling / U.S.-China Teachers Exchange Program

    Sanya is the "Hawaii" of Asia. The average temperature year round is around 77 degrees. There are three main beaches in Sanya: Yalong Bay, Dadonghai, and Sanyawan. Yalong is for the rich, Dadonghai, just as beautiful, white sand beaches, and Sanyawan, a little dirty but not too bad.

  • Supporting Material / Celebrating / U.S.-China Teachers Exchange Program

    Last night there was a Holiday Party for Foreigners Working in Shijiazhuang at a hotel in a huge banquet room. It was really fun! There are 140 foreigners here from 23 countries. Different groups did little performances - singing, traditional dancing, etc. It seemed the officials had put a lot of time, effort and expense to make this a nice evening and it was. Robyn Crispe teaches at Shijiazhuang No. 42 Middle School.

  • Public Event

    David Barboza, a New York Times correspondent based in Shanghai, shared his personal experiences and insights about China and the role the media plays in the relationship in an informal, off-the-record roundtable discussion hosted by the National Committee on October 22.

  • Supporting Material / Teaching / U.S.-China Teachers Exchange Program

    I taught my students to make paper cranes and write their best wishes on them. This is what we usually do (in China) when we give regards to good friends. Or sometimes students make cranes for teachers.

  • Supporting Material / Traveling / U.S.-China Teachers Exchange Program
  • Program

    The National Committee hosted a roundtable discussion with Ambassador Wu Jianmin, former Chinese ambassador to France and former president of the China Foreign Affairs University on September 9, 2009, in New York. Ambassador Wu was joined by Ambassador Lü Fengding, former Chinese ambassador to Sweden; Dr. Zhang Yuyan, director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; and Ms. Xu Heming, deputy director of the Foreign Ministry Department of Policy Planning.

  • Public Event

    Journalist, documentary filmmaker, and author Lynne Joiner discussed her new book, Honorable Survivor: Mao’s China, McCarthy’s America, and the Persecution of John S. Service at The Henry Luce Foundation in New York. As in her book, Ms.

  • Supporting Material / For School Administrators
  • Public Event

    In honor of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, the National Committee is e-mailing its members and friends a series of “postcards” from China. The cards, intended to capture a sense of the proceedings in Beijing, come from friends of the Committee attending events, observing the activities around them, and reflecting on what they see and hear.

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