April 22, 2009
Shanghai Official Speaks on Administrative Reconsideration
Mr. Zhao Deguan, Chief of the Administrative Reconsideration Division of the Office of Legislative Affairs for the Shanghai Municipal Government, presented a talk entitled "The Transformation of China's Administrative Reconsideration System: Challenges, Countermeasures and Trends." Shanghai has been at the forefront of developing new techniques to mediate disputes between government organs and the public. In his talk, Mr. Zhao addressed Shanghai's recent efforts to make the system more neutral, professional and credible.