AFSC Helps U.S. Scholars Connect in China

Leading scholars of conflict resolution took a whirlwind tour of China.

Joseph Gerson's Main Speech - Third China-U.S. Civil Society Peace Forum, Changzhou, China June 20

American Continuities: Obama’s Asian and Nuclear Weapons Policies

Dr. Joseph Gerson

Changzhou, China, June 20, 2010

I have been asked to say a few words about the Obama Administration’s overall foreign and military policies, focusing on its policies toward China and the Asia-Pacific and its approach to nuclear weapons.

Joseph Gerson's Opening Remarks - Third China-U.S. Civil Society Peace Forum, Changzhou, China June 20

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.

delegation from China

delegation from China

Cheng Li, Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center.

Avoiding an Energy War with China

Recommendations for the U.S. in it's interest for resources and avoiding violent confrontation with China.

New views on conflict resolution in China

The global financial crisis offered AFSC a special opportunity to assist China as it explores the role civil society can play – while working with the state – to alleviate conflict.

 Partnering with the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD), AFSC brought 14 experts and practitioners of conflict resolution from 11 nations to Chongqing for an October conference titled “Responding to the Challenges of Financial Crisis and Building Social Harmony.”

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