Category: Environment & Energy

Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Jul.8 – Jul.19, 2019

Is Sudan being exploited by foreign powers? What are the environmental impacts of Chinese mines in the Central African Republic? Why are African countries defending China’s repressive policies in Xinjiang? What impact will the free trade area in Africa have on imports and exports? How do UN human rights officials view the situation at the US southern border? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this edition of the news roundup. Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and US global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging...

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China Program’s Africa-US-China Trilateral Cooperation Timeline

This page serves as a timeline of the Carter Center China Program’s involvement in Africa-US-China trilateral cooperation from 2015 to 2019. March 5-6, 2015 1st Africa-China-US Consultation for Peace and Development was held at The Carter Center with a focus on China-US cooperation in Sudan and South Sudan. January 13-14, 2016 2nd Africa-China-US Consultation for Peace and Development was held at The Carter Center. In addition to Ambassadors Zhong and Lyman, Ambassador Mohamed Chambas, UN Secretary General Special Envoy to Africa participated in the consultation via telephone from New York. A list of 36 recommendations on trilateral cooperation was developed at this consultation. Per suggestion from Ambassador Chambas, the Consultation began to look at the prospect of trilateral cooperation on anti-piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. July 26, 2016 3rd Africa-China-US Consultation for Peace and Consultation was held in Lomé, Togo. The Foreign Ministry of the Togo government sponsored the meeting. The meeting focused on maritime security in West Africa. November 17-18, 2016 Following the meeting held in Lomé, a technical workshop on trilateral cooperation on maritime security was held in Beijing. For the first time, military representatives from Africa, China and the US all attended the meeting. March 2017 An article entitled “Where Beijing, Washington, and African Governments Can Work Together: From Competition to Cooperation” was published online by Foreign Affairs. The article was coauthored by Ambassadors Princeton Lyman, Zhong Jianhua, Mohamed...

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Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Feb. 1 – Feb. 11, 2019

Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and US global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup will analyze papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and will also summarize debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for both China watchers and for readers interested in political and economic development in developing countries. It aims to deepen...

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Trump Timeline

Stay up to date with the timeline of Trump and the Trump Administration’s China Policies.

SR: The Week’s China Reads

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Every week, China Program’s Senior Advisor Dr. Robert A. Kapp compiles a reading list and provides commentary, for you to better understand China.

Robert A. Kapp is senior advisor to the China Program at the Carter Center. He has been principal of Robert A. Kapp and Associates, a business consulting firm, since 2004. From 1994 through 2004 he served as President of the United States-China Business Council…