On April 12, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong hailed the importance of people-to-people engagement during the second annual U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE). The CPE aims to enhance and strengthen ties between the citizens of the United States and China in the areas of education, culture, sports, science and technology, and women’s issues.
The robust educational relationship between the United States and China supports growing ties in every field. Leaders in both countries recognize the importance of educational cooperation to ensuring a peaceful and prosperous future. Highlights of U.S.-China educational cooperation discussed at the CPE include: