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Special Luncheon Program – Co-Sponsored with China-U.S. Exchange Foundation:
Tuesday, November 14, 12:15-2:00PM
Keynote Speaker: Ambassador He Yafei (何亚非), former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, former Deputy Director of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, People’s Republic of China
Event Fee: $40 Members, $60 Non-members
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
Bio of the Speaker:
Ambassador Yafei He (何亚非) is an experienced Chinese diplomat who was Deputy Director of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council. Moreover, he was Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, representing the People’s Republic of China during the negotiations of the Copenhagen Accord in December 2009. His responsibilities also included: North America and Oceania, international organizations and conferences, arms control, protocol, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan-related affairs.
Ambassador He began his career as an interpreter at the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management at the UN Headquarters in 1981. Ambassador He was born in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province in 1955, educated at Hangzhou University as well as the Beijing Foreign Studies University. He holds a Masters Degree from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.
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