Senator Yuen Pau Woo on China’s Relations with its Neighboours

Senator Yuen Pau Woo on China’s Relations with its Neighboours

Categories: Lectures and Seminars | Intended for

Monday, October 16, 2017

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Add to calendar

Location Details

Christ Church Cathedral
414 Sparks Street (Between Bay and Bronson)

Contact Information

Gary Ley, 613-447-4082,


No registration required.



About this Event

Host Organization: Canada-China Friendship Society
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Senator Yuen Pau Woo has three decades’ experience in strategy and policy for business, government and not-for-profit organizations. Widely recognized as a leading thinker on international economic issues and Canada-Asia relations, he was appointed to the Senate of Canada in November 2016, and sits as an independent representing British Columbia. He is a member of several Senate committees, namely, Foreign Affairs and International Trade, National Finance, and Agriculture and Forestry. He is also a Vice-Chair of the Canada-US Inter-Parliamentary Group.

Prior to joining the Senate, he was President of HQ Vancouver, a public-private partnership that promotes British Columbia as a location for head offices of international companies. From 2005-2014, he was President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, where he continues to serve as Distinguished East Asia Fellow. He is also Senior Resident Fellow at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University; Senior Fellow in Public Policy at the Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia; as well as co-founder and President of China Global: The Vancouver Society for Promotion of Chinese Art and Culture. He is chair of the board of the Vancouver Academy of Music, and a member of the Global Council of the Asia Society, as well as on the Advisory Boards of the Mosaic Institute and the Canadian Ditchley Foundation.