Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng discuss the environmental challenges facing city governments in the United States, Hong Kong, and China.
Professor Hu Biliang discusses China’s new urbanization program for the period 2014-2020 and suggests how the government might minimize negative effects of the new policy.
The National Committee brought the first group of Chinese mayors and deputy mayors to U.S. soil in September, 1978. Led by Beijing Deputy Mayor Zhao Pengfei and Shanghai Deputy Mayor Yen Yumin, the 19-member delegation also included city planners, architects, and engineers. The visit was the first of approximately 50 exchanges the Committee has sponsored in the area of municipal and state/provincial management and planning.