On May 14, 2019, Dr. Zhou Jinfeng, the Secretary-General of China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF) met with the Executive Vice President of Georgetown University at Peking University. The two sides discussed strategic cooperation issues on topics including green campuses, climate change, biodiversity conservation, law, policy, and teaching, etc. Moreover, the Executive Vice President of Georgetown University warmly invited Dr. Zhou to make a timely visit to Georgetown University to give students a lecture on ecological civilization.
Georgetown University is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. Founded in 1789 as Georgetown College, the university has grown to comprise nine undergraduate and graduate schools, among which are the School of Foreign Service, School of Business, Medical School, and Law School.
Georgetown’s notable alumni include the former U.S. President Bill Clinton, the former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the former CIA Director George Tenet, and King Felipe of Spain, the Hollywood film star Bradley Cooper, as well as the royalty and heads of state of more than a dozen countries. In 2015, Georgetown had 1190 alumni working as diplomats for the U.S. Foreign Service, more than any other university. In 2014, Georgetown ranked second in the nation by the average number of graduates serving in the U.S. Congress. Georgetown is also a top feeder school for careers in finance and investment banking on Wall Street.
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By / Niu Jingmei