Internet Governance and Cyber Security

Cyber attacks have emerged as a serious threat to the national security of countries throughout the world, including countries on the continent of Asia and Oceania. Five international participants from Malaysia, People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam are scheduled to visit Cleveland for a cyber security program in February this year. Cleveland […]

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Public Health in the U.S.

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs will be welcoming visitors from the People’s Republic of China for the program “Public Health in the U.S.” Through their visit to Cleveland, visitors will learn about best practices regarding STD treatment, advocacy, and inclusive employment; social marketing and public health advertising; and university research and education. Cleveland’s extensive spectrum […]

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The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University Presents: 2016 Lunar New Year Celebration

On the Chinese calendar, 2016 is the Year of the Monkey and The Confucius institute at Cleveland State University invites all to a celebration on Saturday, February, 20 at CSU’s Student Center. The celebration includes cultural activities, including a tea ceremony, calligraphy, kungfu, food, and singing and dancing performances. There will also be the opportunity to […]

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Civil Society and Rights Activism in China

China is undergoing radical social, economic and legal change on a daily basis. Three of its leading activists will discuss the current human rights situation in China, based on their collective decades of experience. Lu Jun, Yu Fangqiang and Zhou Dan will explore the spaces available for activism in contemporary China, and offer their predictions […]

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Public Health in the U.S.

Cleveland will host nine visitors from China to highlight the public health system in the United States and discuss health care services and disease epidemic preparedness at the national, state, and local levels. The program will highlight trends and U.S. practices in disease prevention, education, and treatment, as well as examine a range of public […]

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The Happy Dog Takes on the World: China and Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Movement

Our Happy Dog takes on the World series continues on March 3. On February 19, China will celebrate its New Year – the Year of the Goat – and say good-bye to the Year of the Horse, a year marked by a number of significant tensions. These included a dispute that escalated with Vietnam over […]

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Climate Change and Green Energy

Nine visitors from China are coming to Cleveland to address resource management and environmentally conscious government, NGOs, and private companies.  Our guests will b examining the importance of transparency in building public support for pollution control green initiatives and exploring alternative development paths that grow the economy while preserving natural resources. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) […]

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