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  • U.S. Consulate Co-Hosts Sustainability Forum

    U.S. Consulate Co-Hosts Sustainability Forum

    The U.S. Consulate and Shenyang Architectural University co-hosted the 2015 Sino-U.S. Urban Sustainable Development International Forum on May 10, 2015. Three American and three Chinese urban design experts presented their latest research on how to design and build cities in ways that promote sustainability and environmental protection.

  • Attorney General Lynch Sworn In

    Attorney General Lynch Sworn In

    On Monday, April 27, Loretta E. Lynch was sworn in as the U.S.’s first female African-American and 83rd Attorney General by Vice President Biden.

  • President in Everglades on Earth Day

    President in Everglades on Earth Day

    President Barack Obama makes a statement after touring Everglades National Park on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Florida. The President used the visit to warn of the damage that climate change is already inflicting on the nation's environmental treasures. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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  • Ambassador Visits Ningxia

    Ambassador Visits Ningxia

    Ambassador Max Baucus met with Hui villagers during a tour in Ningxia on April 7 and 8. He also met with government officials, toured the Najiahu Mosque, and spoke to students and faculty at Ningxia University. (U.S. Embassy photo)

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  • Humphrey Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

    The U.S. Embassy in China is seeking candidates for the 2016-2017 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, which brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration.

  • Consulate Speakers Program

    The Consulate Speakers Program helps connect the U.S. Consulate community with Chinese audiences. The goal of our program is to broaden local understanding of the United States

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  • Readout of Secretary Johnson's Trip to China

    BEIJING – On April 9-10, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson visited Beijing in the People’s Republic of China. The purpose of the trip was to discuss issues of shared concern including counterterrorism, customs, immigration, cybersecurity, and maritime security, in advance of President Xi Jinping’s 2015 visit to the United States. Chinese Minster of Public Security Guo Shengkun hosted Secretary Johnson’s visit, and it included meetings with Secretary of Political and Legal Affairs Meng Jianzhu, Minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China Lu Wei, and Minister of the General Administration of China Customs Yu Guangzhou.  

  • Fact Sheet: Meeting between U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and China's Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun

    On April 9, 2015, in Beijing, State Councilor and Minister of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Guo Shengkun and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met for the first time to discuss homeland security and law enforcement cooperation. Secretary Johnson and Minster Guo held a candid and in-depth exchange of ideas regarding the enhancement of cooperation on topics of mutual interest and concern.  

  • Remarks By Secretary Of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson: "To Protect And Serve The Public"

    Good morning. It is an honor for me to speak here. This is my first trip to the People's Republic of China. I am here to visit with leaders of your government to discuss a number of subjects that are important to both our countries. I am pleased with the warm reception I have received in China, and I believe there are a number of subjects on which we can find common ground, and on which our two great countries can work together. We must do this, to build a better and safer world.  

  • Samantha Power: Statement on the Conditional Release of Chinese Women's Rights Activists

    The United States notes China’s decision to conditionally release Wu Rongrong, Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Zheng Churan and Li Tingting, also known as the “Beijing+20 Five.” We remain concerned that the women are still being considered criminal suspects, and may be subjected to further detention, restrictions, and interrogation.  

  • Statement on the Conditional Release of Chinese Women's Rights Activists

    The United States notes China’s decision to conditionally release Wu Rongrong, Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Zheng Churan and Li Tingting, also known as the “Beijing+20 Five.” We remain concerned that the women are still being considered criminal suspects, and may be subjected to further detention, restrictions, and interrogation.  

  • Kerry on Ongoing Detention of Chinese Women’s Rights Activists

    The United States strongly urges China to immediately and unconditionally release the “Beijing+20 Five” – Li Tingting, Wu Rongrong, Zheng Churan, Wei Tingting, and Wang Man. These women were detained before International Women’s Day in March after they organized a peaceful campaign to help end sexual harassment and promote equal rights for women.  

  • Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the Continued Detention of Chinese Women's Rights Activists

    As we mark today the close of the 59th UN Commission on the Status of Women and events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, better known as “Beijing+20,” the United States remains concerned at the continued detention of Wu Rongrong, Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Zheng Churan and Li Tingting (also known as Li Maizi). These women—who are becoming known to the world as the “Beijing+20 Five” —were arrested in advance of International Women’s Day for courageously taking action to help end sexual harassment.  

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