Theme: "Bridging the Gaps in Understanding between China and the United States"
The 5th China-United States Journalists Exchange  is scheduled for September 13-27, 2014. The 2014 Exchange will provide opportunities for six Chinese participants to visit the United States and six US participants to visit China and Hong Kong. The groups will explore the dynamics in each country that shape the important bilateral relationship between the world’s two largest economies. The journalists will get a firsthand look at a wide range of topics that include US-China relations; economic growth and challenges in each country; stability and security in the Asia-Pacific region; and current social, cultural and political issues in China and the United States. The journalists will meet with government officials, business leaders, academics, journalists, non-governmental organizations and other members of the Chinese and American communities.
September 13-27, 2014 for US participants
September 22-27, 2014 for China participants
China Destinations: Beijing, Yinchuan (Ningxia Autonomous Region), and Hong Kong
US Destinations: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC
All US and Chinese participants will meet at the East-West Center in Washington for a one-day concluding dialogue.
Who Can Apply: Working print, broadcast and online journalists with a minimum of five years of journalism experience.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Co-organizers: The All-China Journalists Association, the Better Hong Kong Foundation and the East-West Center
Funding: The program covers all air transportation, lodging, and program-related ground transportation and meals for participating journalists.
For a list of all East-West Center journalism fellowships and exchanges, see http://www.eastwestcenter.org/seminars-and-journalism-fellowships/journalism-fellowships