public diplomacy

Remarks at the Panda Naming Ceremony: East Asia and the Pacific, December 1, 2013

December 1, 2013

Assistant Secretary of State Jones and Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankui spoke at the Washington, DC Zoo to commemorate the 100th day since the panda was born and the naming of the new addition to Mei Xiang and Tiantian’s family.

Under Secretary Tara Sonenshine on China's Public Diplomacy, March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013

Host Carol Castiel and VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns interview Tara Sonenshine, the Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.

PRC State Council, China’s Peaceful Development, September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011

This is an official government “white paper,” issued by the information office of the State Council.

Hong Lei, China's Response to the Yeonpyeong Island Incident, November 25, 2010

October 25, 2010

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei outlined China's position on the events at Yeonpyeong Island.

Liu Xiaobo 刘晓波 named 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, October 8, 2010

October 8, 2010

Award announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The award will be presented in December 2010.

China's National Holiday, Remarks by Secretary Clinton, September 29, 2010

September 30, 2010

Clinton's remarks on China's National Day from the White House

U.S.-China People to People Exchanges Signing Ceremony, May 25, 2015

May 25, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong have launched a people-to-people initiative aimed at enhancing understanding and engagement between the Chinese and American people through a variety of exchange programs. Clinton spoke to the crowd following the agreement.

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ma Zhaoxu's Remarks on China-ROK, China-Japan Foreign Ministers' Meetings May 15, 2010

May 15, 2010

On May 15, 2010, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ma Zhaoxu answered questions related to Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi’s meetings with his counterparts of the ROK and Japan on the sideline of the 4th China-Japan-ROK Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Gyeongju.

Steven Spielberg withdraws as Olympics advisor, 2008

February 12, 2008

Statement from Steven Spielberg Regarding Beijing Olympic Games and Darfur

Steven Spielberg to Hu Jintao on Darfur, Nov. 2007

December 13, 2007

On Dec. 13, 2007, Steven Spielberg released the text of a second letter to the President of China, Hu Jintao, in which he urgently appeals to China to use its influence at this most critical moment to bring an end to the genocide in Darfur. Spielberg is serving as an artistic director for the upcoming Beijing Olympics.



January 23, 2020 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a short reading and discussion with Jeff Wasserstrom on his new book on Hong Kong.

March 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Teng Biao, a legal scholar and well-known human rights activist.