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Founded in 1995, the U.S.-China Policy Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit, non-advocacy organization that promotes a greater understanding between American and Chinese policymakers, researchers, and government officials. USCPF seeks to provide opportunities for students, researchers, and practitioners of foreign policy to interact in more diverse and substantial ways. USCPF also conducts research on U.S.-China policies and relations in the Asia-Pacific region. The foundation does not advocate any policy or attempt to influence policy decisions, but instead provides information in order to increase awareness of issues in U.S.-China relations.

As a research-oriented organization, the Foundation undertakes the following activities to fulfill its educational mission:

• COORDINATING research efforts on topics and issues related to U.S.-China policy.

• ORGANIZING exchanges and visits between specialists on U.S.-China relations, policymakers, and officials from both nations.

• FACILITATING opportunities for discussion between U.S. policymakers and senior Chinese leaders in an unofficial capacity.

• ACTING as a focal point for an informal network of American China specialists and Chinese America specialists.

• PROVIDING free consultative services to American scholars and policymakers on various U.S.-China policy issues.

• SUGGESTING or furnishes experts with information on issues related to U.S.-China policy.

• PROMOTING the development of China studies in U.S. institutions of higher education.

• MAINTAINING a collection of scholarly work and articles for research purposes.

• HOSTING seminars and conferences on issues related to U.S.-China relations.

• PRODUCING China Forum, a weekly television program that discusses current events and their implications on U.S.-China relations.

• PUBLISHING The U.S.-China Policy Review, the Washington Journal of Modern China, as well as notes from our lecture series and issue briefs for distribution to China specialists in academia, the diplomatic community, and the general public.

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