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About the Initiative

The Georgetown Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues is a university platform for engagement among scholars, students and practitioners to advance dialogue and promote solutions to global challenges ranging from climate change to peace and security.


Wang Yi at a high level segment of the 49rd regular session of the Human Rights Council. UN Photo/Jean Marc Ferré/Flickr

China and the UN Human Rights Regime Event

China is consistently elected to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), where it is currently serving its sixth three-year term. Although China engages at the UNHRC and has ratified and signed a number of international human rights treaties and agreements, the country’s human