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Ambassador HE Yafei
Former China Ambassador
to the United Nations
Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and the Philippines
Director, U.S.-Asia Security Initiative; former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan
Professor Jean C. Oi (Moderator)
Director Shorenstein APARC China Program; William Haas Professor of Chinese Politics
Ambassador HE Yafei served as Vice Minister of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.; Counselor of the Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations; Deputy Director General of the Arms Control Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Minister Counselor and Minister of the Embassy of China in the United States; Director General of the America and Pacific Department; Assistant Minister and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Representative and Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other international organizations in Switzerland.