A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
China and International Law: Human Rights, Sovereignty, and Maritime Disputes
The NYU U.S.-Asia Law Institute presents various panels on the Rule of Law in China; specifically human rights, sovereignty and maritime disputes.
November 6, 2017 9:00am to 7:00pm
Join the U.S.-Asia Law Institute for its 23rd Annual Timothy A. Gelatt Memorial Dialogue on the Rule of Law in East Asia. This year’s theme - “China and International Law: Human Rights, Sovereignty, and Maritime Disputes” - focuses on China's approach to international law during the Xi Jinping era as seen through the Communist Party's human rights record, Taiwan-Mainland cross-strait legal problems, China's maritime disputes in the East and South China Seas and the erosion of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong. This all-day event will feature speakers from China, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong as well as the United States.
The United Nations, China and Human Rights
Taiwan, Cross-Strait Relations and Human Rights
Hong Kong: Is the Sino-British Joint Declaration Still Operable?
Japan, China and Disputes in the East China Sea
The South China Sea After the Philippine Arbitration