Confucius Institute Arrangements

Howard Tang made this Freedom of Information request to University of Leeds

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Dear University of Leeds,

I am writing to request information under the FOIA 2000.

I am interested in learning about the arrangements between your organisation and Hanban, and any other organisation that is involved in setting up the Confucius Institute at your organisation.

I would like to access items such as the agreement, along with any documents detailing the arrangement between your organisation, Hanban and any other organisations involved, and any donations (monetary or otherwise) in relation to the setting up of the CI at your organisation.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Howard Tang

Freedom of Information, University of Leeds

Dear Mr Tang

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Tracey Crombie,

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Dear Mr Tang

 

Further to your FOI request, please find attached the following
documents:-

 

1.       UoL Confucius Institute Agreement with Hanban

2.       UoL Agreement with University of International Business and
Economics

 

Hanban provided funding for the establishment of our CI as  outlined in
article 6.3 of the agreement. We have not had any other donations
(monetary or otherwise) in relation to the setting up of the CI at the
University of Leeds.

 

I hope this is helpful in resolving your query. If you have any questions
about this email, however, please don't hesitate to contact me.

 

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Tracey Crombie

PA to the Legal Adviser

University of Leeds

LS2 9JT

Tel:  0113 343 4078 (NB 8am-4pm)

Fax:  0113 343 3925

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confidential and may also be legally privileged.  If you are not the
addressee please do not read, print, re-transmit, store or act in reliance
on it or any attachments.  Instead, please contact Tracey Crombie on the
above telephone number.

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acting, or refraining from acting, on any information contained in this
email is excluded.

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