All-China Youth Federation (ACYF)
Established in 1949, the All-China Youth Federation (ACYF) is a federative body of Chinese youth organizations and excellent youth nationwide. Through its 52 member organizations and over 77,000 individual members at all levels, the ACYF reaches over 300 million young people across China. Besides its commitment to national development and world peace, the ACYF aims to represent and protect the legitimate rights and interests of young people and promote youth participation and development. It runs programs and activities in the following fields: education and training, voluntary service, development of new countryside, environmental protection, protection of rights and interests, innovation and employment, youth culture, international exchanges and cooperation and exchange programs with Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Due to its significant contributions to the youth and society, the ACYF was granted the Human Resources Development Award by UNESCAP in 1999, the World Youth Award by UN in 2000 and the Champion of the Earth by UNEP in 2004.
The highest decision-making body of the ACYF is the National Committee that works for a term of five years. The National Committee has a President, a number of Vice Presidents. When it is not in session, the Standing Committee presides over the Federation’s work. The Standing Committee has a Secretary-general and a number of Deputy Secretaries-general.
For more information, see: www.acyf.org.cn
China Policy delivers incisive analysis and expert guidance on today’s China.
Our research team undertakes commissioned projects across a wide range of sectors critical to China’s development and engagement with the world. The team charts Chinese discussion and analysis of political, economic and social developments as they unfold.
Our information management team transforms the way organisations build, contextualise and retain knowledge on China. We build bilingual research systems and re-engineer existing archives. We can also design, realise, and maintain the content of in-house China information systems.
Our subscription information product ChinaText, providing bilingual access to influential Chinese literature on policy issues across a range of sectors, will be launched in late 2011.
From our Beijing offices we also provide in-country research services, event management, project design and management, and monitoring and evaluation services to international organisations and overseas clients.
For more information, see: www.policycn.com
China Studies Centre | 中国研究中心
The University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre works in partnership with China to better understand its impact on the world and Australia, and improve cooperation and relations.
We develop local and international networks, engaging with business and government in both China and Australia to lead positive change and build a brighter future for our nations.
Within the University, we play a central role in coordinating and directing the study of China. Our specialised academic program is designed to create leaders in China studies and China public administration.
We also support collaborative research – including an interdisciplinary PhD program – and have combined the expertise and talents of over 150 academics across all major disciplines to explore new insights that will deepen our understanding of China.
For more information, see: www.sydney.edu.au/china_studies_centre/
China University Media Union
The China University Media Union is a communication and cooperation platform for media bodies in various Chinese universities. The Union was jointly formed by China’s most influential media – China Youth Daily and 63 Chinese leading universities. It is committed to the integration and sharing of university information resources, enhancing communication and exchanges between university medias, creating new communication capabilities and diversification of communication channels, and also serving the growth and success of university students.
There are currently 155 committee member universities in the Union, covering China’s most outstanding universities. More than 500 campus media have joined the Union. They have their own campus news websites, BBS, newspapers, radio stations, television stations and magazines. The official Union website – the China University Media Network – will be gradually developed into an ‘Opinion Leaders Club in Campus’ and the ‘Portal of Campus News.’
The Union comprises a Coordinating Committee, Academic Board, Student Presidium, and the Secretariat. The China Youth Daily is the Union’s permanent Secretariat. Currently, the Students Presidium consists of 19 members, who are representatives from outstanding campus media nationwide. The Union has held various activities, including ‘Dialogue with the World’ series, ‘Entrepreneurial Experience, the Graduate Employment Action,’ and ‘University Media Reporters in CPC and CPPCC.’
For more information, see: www.chinaumu.org
Creative Asia is an Australian arts consultancy dedicated to building cross cultural collaborations between Australia and Asia. Founded by Hannah Skrzynski in 2010, the consultancy produces artistic events that stimulate discussion, collaboration and cross cultural understanding.
We believe in the power of culture to cross barriers, build bridges and connect people. We also believe in the value of increased cultural understanding between Australia and Asia.
But above all, we believe in the endless exciting creative possibilities to be showcased between our countries, and can’t wait to bring them to life!
Creative Asia works with government and private arts organisations across Australia and Asia to bring a wide range of cultural events to the international stage, and works across all contemporary art forms including performing arts, literature, visual arts, music as well as education and media.
For more information, see: www.creativeasia.com.au
Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICSRTE)
The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education helps shape Australia’s future economy through skills, learning, discovery and innovation.
Together with the wider portfolio, we are working to accelerate productivity growth and secure Australia’s prosperity in a competitive low carbon global economy.
Collaboration, education and a strong science and research base are keys to success. We engage with business, research bodies, tertiary education sectors, government and the broader community to create and build economic and social benefits. Our focus is on promoting innovation across the economy and shaping the businesses, industries and workforce to turn these opportunities into outcomes.
For more information, see: www.innovation.gov.au
Huawei is delighted to sponsor the Australia China Youth Dialogue. The ACYD participants hold the future of the Australia-China relationship in their hands and Huawei support this important program. Founded in 1987, Huawei is an entirely employee-owned private company and a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with a vision to enrich life through communication. Through the company’s 150,000 employees and dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, Huawei has established telecommunications solutions and services, which have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one-third of the world’s population.
For more information, see: www.huawei.com/au/