President Attends Hangzhou G20 Summit

September 4-6, Hangzhou – President Barack Obama attended his tenth and final G20 summit in Hangzhou.  During the summit, President Obama and President Xi affirmed their commitment to managing differences and expanding cooperation on a range of issues.  UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon joined Obama and Xi when they formally joined the Paris Agreement, marking ...
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U.S. and China Joining the Paris Agreement

John Kerry Secretary of State Hangzhou, China September 3, 2016 Today the United States and China demonstrated their continued, shared commitment to climate leadership when, on the margins of the G-20 Leaders’ Summit in Hangzhou, China, President Obama and President Xi deposited each country’s official instrument to formally join the Paris Agreement reached last December. ...
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FACT SHEET: U.S.-China Cooperation on Climate Change

Today, the United States and China formally joined the Paris Agreement in a ceremony in Hangzhou, China.  President Obama and President Xi deposited each country’s official instrument to join the agreement with United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon.  Today’s announcement marks another milestone in President Obama and President Xi’s legacy of climate leadership and represents ...
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with President Xi Jinping of China

The President met today with President Xi Jinping of China.  The two leaders commended the progress achieved in strengthening the foundation of the bilateral relationship and committed to continuing to manage differences constructively and expand practical cooperation on regional and global challenges.  Both leaders expressed satisfaction with jointly joining the Paris climate agreement and pledged to work together ...
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Ambassador Delivers Message of Sustainability

May 8, Hanghzhou – Ambassador Baucus highlighted U.S.-China cooperation in the issue of climate change and natural resource conservation at a dinner hosted by Jack Ma and The Nature Conservancy (THC) in Hangzhou. Members of TNC’s China Board of Trustees include Jack Ma, Pony Ma, and Ying Wu, who just took over the chairmanship of ...
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Information Officer Congratulates Univ. of Illinois on New Joint China Program

Apr. 13, Hangzhou – Information Officer Felix Salazar gave congratulatory remarks at the inauguration of a new cooperative education institute established by the University of Illinois (UIUC) and Zhejiang University (ZJU). The ZJU-UICU Institute will welcome its first group of engineering students this fall and graduates will receive degrees from both schools. This is the ...
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CG Smith in Hangzhou

December 7, 2015: CG Smith, accompanied by Outreach Unit Chief Molly Koscina and Consular Officer Glorya Sing Key, travelled to Hangzhou. The trip began with an introductory meeting with Green Zhejiang, followed by a working lunch with the Provincial FAO Director General and a courtesy call to the Provincial Sports Bureau on the development of ...
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