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PKU wins Outstanding Contributions Award to Sino-China relations

Peking University, May 14, 2014: Peking University and Stanford University were awarded “Outstanding Contributions Award to Sino-China relations” on the award banquet of the 23rd annual meeting of the Committee of 100, which took place recently in San Francisco. On behalf of Peking University, Chen Shiyi, vice president of Peking University  received the award and delivered a speech. John Hennessy, president of Stanford University received the award on behalf of Stanford.

The Committee of 100, headquartered in New York, is an international, non-profit, non-partisan membership organization of prominent Chinese Americans in business, government, academia, and the arts, currently totals up 130. For 25 years, the Committee has served as a substantive bridge in the U.S.-China dialogue by fostering regular exchanges with the leadership of Beijing, Taipei, and Washington.

With theme “Seeking Common Ground While Respecting Differences”, the 23rd annual meeting gathered elites from US and Chinese government, business and academia to attend five workshops. Issues of discussion were related to the core of Sino-US relations, including China's consumption via Internet, the Sino-US strategic mutual trust, new relations among major powers and Silicon Valley innovation.

Professor Jia Qingguo, dean of the School of International Studies of PKU attended the meeting as a distinguished guest and delivered a keynote speech on the topic of the China-US strategic mutual trust.


Written by: Jin Panzhu

Source: College of Engineering

Edited by: Zhang Jiang