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China Law Update: Suzhou Intermediate People’s Court delivered work report with guiding cases in protecting the rights and welfare of seniors

In a work report published in September 2014 the Suzhou Intermediate People’s Court appealed to the whole society to pay attention to the right of elders, who increasingly need and deserve assistance. According to the report, cases of abuse, neglect … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event at Wilson Center: China and Latin America: Seeking a Path to Sustainable Development

China and Latin America: Seeking a Path to Sustainable Development Co-sponsored by the China Environment Forum and Latin America Program The rise of China has been a boon to the economies of Latin America for more than a decade, with … Continue reading

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Asia Society eNews, March 24, 2015

Dear Friends, Please see eNews on March 24 2015 from Asia Society titled Lee Kuan Yew Remembered; North Korea Undercover; A Chinese Musical Master, Onstage. You can find a full version of eNews here: http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=eb1f3ae00632ae82d5db50505&id=1c1b9ed775&e=1cc794792f Law Asia Institute has a … Continue reading

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Access to Justice–Notes after Pro Bono Trip to New Orleans

(Chenying Tan, Research Assistant at Georgetown University Law Center) During this year’s spring break, I had the pleasure of serving as a volunteer working full-time in New Orleans Pro Bono Project.  This trip not only reminded me of why I … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event, Burma 2015: The Make or Break Moment for Democratization

  The International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy  cordially invites you to a presentation entitled “Burma 2015: The Make or Break Moment for Democratization” featuring Zin Mar Aung Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow with comments by John … Continue reading

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The Diplomat: Look Back to Move Forward: Advice to the New Sri Lanka President

  Sri Lanka Has a Real Chance to Move On From Its Troubled Past By Jared Genser January 15, 2015 This week, Sri Lankans welcome their first new president in a decade. In an election called two years ahead of schedule, surprise … Continue reading

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Georgetown Event: Japan

Hiroshima Governor: “The Initiatives of Hiroshima Toward the World Without Nuclear Weapons” Thursday, April 24 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm  Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, ICC 302-P 37th and O St., N.W., Washington Mr. Hidehiko Yuzaki, Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan, will … Continue reading

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CECC Releases Chinese Translation of 2013 Annual Report Executive Summary

美国国会及行政当局中国委员会发布2013年年度报告执行纲要的中文翻文 Congressional-Executive Commission on China http://www.cecc.gov/ January 31, 2014 (Washington, DC)—A Chinese translation of the Executive Summary of the 2013 Annual Report of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China is now available on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.cecc.gov/publications/annual-reports The Executive … Continue reading

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