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Congressional staff delegations and exchange programs between the United States and Asian countries have long been a top priority for the Institute. These delegations serve to actively immerse participants in issues on US-Asia relations and create links between the legislators in the United States with their counterparts in Asia. USAI has led over 80 trips to China, 11 to Japan and a number of delegations to Korea and the ASEAN nations. Themes for these delegations have included trade, non-proliferation, environmental protection, energy, rule of law, regional and global security, economic development and terrorism.
The 106th congressional staff delegation hosted by the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs learns about Chinese culture in Gansu Province. The 106th delegation will return from China this week, having spent ten days in Beijing, Tianjin, and Gansu Province.Read More
The 106th congressional staff delegation hosted by the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs met with leaders in the Chinese government in Tianjin. Delegation #106 is the third of the four congressional staff delegations that traveled to China this summer. Read More
The 106th congressional staff delegation receives a copy Through the Eyes of Diplomats from their Chinese host in Beijing. Delegation #106 will visit Beijing, Shanghai, and Gansu Province from August 8 to August 16.Read More
The US-Asia Institute will partner with the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China to send their 9th Congressional Staff Delegation to China, visiting Beijing, Shandong, and Gansu Province from August 20-28, 2016.Read More
The US-Asia Institute will partner with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs to send their 106th Congressional Staff Delegation to Beijing, Tianjin, and Gansu Province from August 6-16, 2016.Read More
The US-Asia Institute will partner with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs to send their 105th Congressional Staff Delegation to Beijing, Shanghai, and Ningxia Province from August 6-16, 2016.Read More
The US-Asia Institute helped host the Better Hong Kong Foundation (BHKF)’s annual visit to the United States from June 7-10. Delegation members, largely prominent members of Hong Kong’s private sector, visited Washington, D.C. and New York City to meet with leaders from all three branches of government, think tanks, media organizations, universities, and NGOs to promote closer ties...Read More
The CPIFA #102 and #103 Reunion Reception was held on May 19, 2016 from 6:30-8:30PM to share the experiences of our most recent congressional staff delegations to China, organized in partnership with the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA). From March 26-April 4, 2016, CPIFA #102 visited Beijing, Shenzhen, and Guilin while CPIFA #103 visited Beijing, Shanghai, and Jiangxi Province. Read More