Archive for October, 2009

Reception for CPPCC Delegation

A reception was held for a delegation from the Chinese People’s Political Consulting Conference (CPPCC) while they were stopping in Washington D.C. The CPPCC is an advisory party to the People’s Republic of China. The delegation returned to USAI after a tour of the Capitol building, and participated in a briefing on Congressional functions and processes held by USAI president
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Challenges of a Developing China: Before and After COP15

This late October Forum was dedicated to the upcoming Copenhagen Climate Change Conference and the recognition that China is a major actor in the field of Climate Change negotiations. Three China environment specialists were invited to speak at the US-Asia Institute, including Jennifer L. Turner from the Woodrow Wilson Center, Jane Leggett from the Congressional Research Service, and Taiya Smith
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