Senior Research Fellows





Main Research Fields: Korean Peninsula affairs; U.S. diplomacy;

Security issues in the Asia-Pacific

Language Fluency: English 



Mr. Yang Xiyu, Senior Fellow at China Institute of International Studies, and also Executive Vice President at Institute of Boao Forum for Asia. Before he moved to CIIS in 2008, he was 2006-2007 Pantech Fellow at Stanford University. He served founding Director of the Office on Korean Peninsula Issues in Chinese Foreign Ministry between 2004 and 2005, during which he was heavily involved in the Six Party Talks, and drafted the"9.19 Joint Statement" that is the commonly accepted by all the parties as guidance for denuclearization on the Peninsula. He also took part in the Four Party Talks between 1996 through 1998, as Representative for China at the Working Level Meeting of the Four Party Talks in New York, and Assistant to the Head of Chinese delegation at the Four Party Talks in Geneva. He worked in Chinese Embassy in the US, and Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations as Councilor between 1994 through 1998, and 2002 to 2003 respectively.


He was recipient for State Council's Award for Distinguished Contribution to Social Science Studies.