Your "Special Access" Pass to the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Posted by Richard Buangan
July 9, 2013
Flags of the U.S. and China Appear at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing

The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of the Treasury are hosting the fifth round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in Washington, D.C. this week, and we’re giving you unprecedented access.

One way you can keep up with the events as they occur is to watch the broadcasts on video.state.gov/live.  Here’s a list of events scheduled to be broadcast live (subject to change):

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

  • 9:00 a.m. EDT: Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of the Treasury Jack  Lew, Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi, and Vice Premier Wang Yang participate in the S&ED Joint Opening Session.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

  • 10:15 a.m. EDT: Secretary Kerry and State Councilor Yang participate in the Strategic Track Plenary Session.
  • 11:30 a.m. EDT: Secretary Kerry and State Councilor Yang participate in the Eco-Partnership Event.
  • 5:30 p.m. EDT: Secretary Kerry, Secretary Lew, State Councilor Yang, and Vice Premier Wang participate in U.S.-China Closing Statements at the Department of Treasury (streaming on treasury.gov).
  • 6:10 p.m. EDT: Secretary Kerry and Secretary Lew participate in the U.S. Press Conference (streaming on treasury.gov).

The State Department is also pleased to announce its first-ever “Facebook Special Access” event, which will provide fans of the State Department’s Facebook page a seat at the table by allowing them to follow the Dialogue as it unfolds and submit their questions and comments on U.S.-China engagement.  Be sure to “like” our Facebook page in order to participate!

We’ll also keep you posted via Twitter from @StateDept and @USTreasury.  Photos from the events will be posted to State’s Flickr account, and videos and other content from the meetings will be available on YouTube, Tumblr, and Google +.

Be sure to check out Treasury’s website for more ways to follow the Dialogue. 

And if you want to follow in Chinese, U.S. Embassy Beijing has you covered -- go to weibo.com/usembassy, Flickr, or @USA_China_Talk and @USA_Zhongwen on Twitter!

About the Author: Richard Buangan serves as Director of Digital Engagement at the U.S. Department of State.

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