Sending Office: Honorable Christopher H. Smith
Senator Marco Rubio, Chairman and Representative Chris Smith, Cochairman
invite you to a
STAFF LUNCH BRIEFING ON THE
Congressional-Executive Commission on China’s (CECC)
2017 Annual Report
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Capitol Visitors Center, SVC 212-10
Lunch will be served
RSVP Required–Space Limited
CECC’s expert staff, who are fluent in Chinese and have lived and studied extensively in China, will discuss the findings and recommendations of the CECC’s 2017 Annual Report. The CECC monitors and reports on human rights conditions and rule of law developments
in China. The Commission’s 2017 Annual Report comes as the White House is reportedly reviewing U.S-China policy and President Trump prepares to visit Beijing next month, amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, persistent trade concerns, and a number
of other contentious issues in U.S.-China relations. The full report can be accessed on the
The CECC, which consists of Senators, House Members, and senior Administration officials, was created by Congress in 2000 to monitor human rights and the development of the rule of law in China. The Commission’s Annual Report covers 19 areas of interest to
U.S. policymakers, including freedom of expression and the Internet, worker rights, criminal justice, freedom of religion, Tibet, ethnic minority rights, commercial rule of law, population control, human trafficking, Xinjiang, North Korean refugees in China,
the status of women, public health, the environment, civil society, democratic governance, access to justice, freedom of residence and movement, and Hong Kong and Macau.
To RSVP or for further information, please contact Judy Wright, the CECC’s Director of Administration at
Judy.Wright@mail.house.gov or (202) 226-3767.
For more information about the CECC, please visit our Web site at
www.cecc.gov or follow us on Twitter @CECCgov.
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