January 15, 2016
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra toured Asia for the eighth time in January 2016. The tour included performances in Taipei, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing, and Seoul. Residing conductor was Riccardo Muti. From baroque through contemporary music, the CSO commands a vast repertoire. Its renowned musicians annually perform more than 150 concerts, most at Symphony Center in Chicago and, each summer, at the suburban Ravinia Festival. They regularly tour nationally and internationally. Since 1892, the CSO has made 58 international tours, performing in 29 countries on five continents.
January 26, 2016
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra toured Asia in February 2009. The tour included performances in Shanghai, Yokohama, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. Residing conductor was Bernard Haitink. From baroque through contemporary music, the CSO commands a vast repertoire. Its renowned musicians annually perform more than 150 concerts, most at Symphony Center in Chicago and, each summer, at the suburban Ravinia Festival. They regularly tour nationally and internationally. Since 1892, the CSO has made 58 international tours, performing in 29 countries on five continents.
Accreditation Solidifies China-Arizona Education Collaboration, Recognizing New Era of Global Legal Practice
February 17, 2016
Representatives from UA and OUC celebrate the new dual law degree partnership. The University of Arizona (UA) recently received accreditation for its dual law degree program with the Ocean University of China (OUC), making it the first US-China joint law offering to students studying in the Chinese mainland. Students completing the program will receive a Bachelor of Law degree (LLB) at the OUC and a Bachelor of Arts in Law from UA, after being taught similar classes as those students studying in the US.
April 9, 2016
The 2016 U.S.-China Coordination Meeting on Disability was held on April 9-16 in Beijing, in which the U.S. Delegation was led by Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judy Heumann. The meeting brought together experts from the U.S. and China to discuss the rights of persons with disabilities.
April 11, 2016
The “Eighth US-China Conference on Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation” was held on April 11-12, 2016, in Monterey, California. This track-one-and-a-half conference was the eighth in a series of bilateral conferences bringing together government officials and nongovernmental experts from the United States and China.
May 11, 2016
The U.S. and China held an expert meeting to discuss international norms of state behavior in cyberspace and other security issues as part of the first meeting of the Senior Experts Group on International Norms and Related Issues. The two sides had positive and constructive discussions on related issues and agreed to have a second meeting within six months.
May 19, 2016
Vice Minister Liu Zhenmin met with the US media delegation to discuss the historical course of the South China Sea issue. During the meeting, the topics discussed included the background of the South China arbitration case initiated by the Phillipines, the US "Freedom of Navigation" program in the South China Sea, and the influence of the South China Sea issue on US-China relations.
May 19, 2016
The United States and China held an Intersessional Strategic Security Dialogue (SSD) on May 19, 2016, which included candid, constructive discussions between the two sides on strategic security issues – including maritime issues. The dialogue was co-chaired by Deputy Secretary of State Antony J.
May 24, 2016
The China-United States Exchange Foundation organized the second Harvard Kennedy School China Study Group visit where 17 Harvard Kennedy School graduate students were able to visit Beijing, Xi’An and Shanghai. The exchange program partnered the Harvard University Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC).
June 3, 2016
The 8th Session of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Dialogue will be held Beijing, China. The dialogue will focus on the challenges and opportunities the the U.S. and China face on a number of bilateral, regional, and global areas of strategic and economic interest.