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  • Events | 14 October, 2009 (16:19)

    Oct 26 – China’s Foreign Aid Model

    As China’s political and financial clout grows, China and the rest of the world are paying more attention to its international aid program and motivations. How does China’s model for aid compare with other countries? Reports range from alarmist to glowing – but which is justified?

    Please join us for a talk by Brian Atwood, dean of the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and a former head of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

    DATE: Monday, October 26
    TIME: 7:30 pm
    VENUE CONFIRMED: Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Library, 3F (details below)
    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 50 rmb on the door to non-members
    REGISTRATION: email fcccadmin@gmail.com to reserve your place

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER
    J. Brian Atwood is the dean of the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. He served for six years as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) during the Clinton administration, before serving on UN Secretary General Kofi Annan’s Panel on Peace Operations. Atwood joined the Foreign Service in 1966 and was posted to Cote d’Ivoire and Spain. He was assistant secretary of state for Congressional relations during the Carter Administration. He received the Secretary of State’s Distinguished Service Award in 1999.

    Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business 长江商学院
    Oriental Plaza, Library, 3rd floor, Tower E3 (Ernst&YoungTower安永大楼)
    1 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing 100738, China
    Tel: 010-85188552
    地址:中国北京市东长安街 1 号东方广场东 3 座 3 层图书馆
    English map: http://www.orientalplaza.com/eng/prime/transport.htm
    Chinese map: http://www.orientalplaza.com/gb/prime/transport.htm
    Cheung Kong’s website at http://en.ckgsb.com