Comparative Research on Government Organization and Operation, 2010 Sanya Symposium

Kissinger Institute on China and the United States & the Counselors' Office of the State Council

Jan 20, 2010

The second symposium of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States (KICUS) and the Counselors' Office of the State Council (COSC) took place January 19-22, 2010. The first two days of the symposium took place in Sanya, Hainan followed by a day in Shenzhen, Guangdong. The Cooperative Research on Government Organization and Operation Symposium included the following topics: super ministries and institutional reform, US federalism and center-provincial relations, budget formulation and implementation, and corruption prevention.

In Shenzhen, the delegations met with local government officials and business leaders:
• Wang Rong, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee, Acting Mayor of Shenzhen Municipal Center
• Li Feng, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Shenzhen Committee, Executive Vice Mayor of Shenzhen Municipal Government
• Nan Ling, Deputy Secretary General of Shenzhen Municipal Government
• Li Yikang, Deputy Secretary General of Shenzhen Municipal Government, Director of the Emergency Management Office
• Sun Yafang, Board Chairman, Huawei

KICUS Delegation:
• J. Stapleton Roy, Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the US, WWICS
• Amb. Jon Huntsman, U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China
• Michael P. Jackson, former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
• Rudolph G. Penner, former Director, Congressional Budget Office
• Ira Belkin, Program Officer, Law and Rights, Ford Foundation
• John Kincaid, Director, Meyner Center for the Study of State and Local Government, Lafayette College
• Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, WWICS
• Douglas Spelman, Deputy Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the US, WWICS
• Michael Dalesio, Program Assistant, KICUS

COSC Delegation:
• Chen Jinyu, Chairman, Counsellors' Office of the State Council
• Qiao Zonghuai, Counselor of the State Council, Senior Diplomat
• Shan Chunchang, Counselor of the State Council
• Zhu Weijiu, Counselor of the State Council, Expert on Administrative Law
• Feng Xiuhua, Counselor of the State Council, Expert on Public Finance
• Jiang Qin, Director General, Foreign Affairs and Information Department of the Counselors' Office of the State Council
• Zhang Yantong, Dean of Public Management School, Beijing Beihang University
• Hu Xiangming, Deputy Dean or Public Management School, Beijing Beihang University
• Huang Min, Associate Professor of Public Management School, Beijing Beihang University
• Tang Zhi, Deputy Director, General Office of the Counselors' Office of the State Council
• Xu Feng, Project Official, Foreign Affairs and Information Department of the Counselors' Office of the State Council

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