Opening Remarks by Joseph Gerson

Third China-U.S. Civil Society Peace Forum

Changzhou, China June 20, 2010

Advisor Mao Rubai, Vice Chairperson Madam Yang Junqi, Vice Minister Li Jijun, People’s Congress Representative Li Quan Lin, Mayor Wan Wei Cheng, friends, and other distinguished participants, on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee  I want to thank you for all that you and your colleagues have done to make today’s Peace Forum possible. Thanks, too, to Professors Bartoli an Hamrin for organizing the ICAR delegation from George Mason College.