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Dou Yupei

Dou Yupei
Vice Minister of Civil Affairs
In office
January 2006 – November 2016
PremierWen Jiabao
Li Keqiang
Personal details
BornSeptember 1957 (age 61)
Tianjin, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materNankai University

Dou Yupei (Chinese: 窦玉沛; pinyin: Dòu Yùpèi; born September 1957) is a former Chinese politician, and Vice Minister of Civil Affairs. He was dismissed from his position in January 2017 for investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Early life and education

Dou Yupei was born in Tianjin. He joined the CPC in 1982 and graduated from Nankai University.


In 1990, Dou served as the director of Resettlement Office of Ministry of Civil Affairs, and transferred to the director of Department of Social Affairs in 1996.

In 2003 he became the director of the Office of Ministry of Civil Affairs, and promoted to the Vice Minister from 2006 to 2016.[1]

In 2009, he was appointed as the Vice President of the Red Cross Society of China until 2015.[2][3]


On January 9, 2017, Dou Yupei was under investigated by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, according to the news conference statement.[4]

On February 8, 2017, Dou was given a serious warning and ordered to retire early.[5]


  1. ^ "资料:民政部副部长窦玉沛简历". Retrieved 2014-03-28.
  2. ^ "郭美美事件后中国红十字会换将". 东方早报. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
  3. ^ "黄卫任科技部副部长,窦玉沛被免去民政部副部长职务". The Paper. Retrieved 2016-11-15.
  4. ^ "Two former senior civil affairs officials under investigation: CCDI". Xinhua. Retrieved 2017-01-10.
  5. ^ "Ex-Chinese minister demoted for failing to curb 'systematic corruption'". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 2017-02-09.
Political offices
Preceded by
Li Xueju
Minister of Civil Affairs of China
June 2010 – November 2016
Succeeded by
Huang Shuxian