Mary Ellen McNish and Jason Tower with the staff of a Citizen’s Legal Aid Center attached to East China University of Law and Politics.
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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