Asia Events

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Japan's Political Mess: Abe Failed, Can Fukuda Do Better?

October 31, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Speakers:Robert Pekkanen, University of Washington; Shinju Fujihira, Harvard University; Jun Saito, Franklin and Marshall College; Sherry Martin, Cornell University
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Greening China From the Grassroots Up

October 18, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Daniela Salaverry, Pacific Environment; Chris LaDue, Mountain Institute
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The U.S.- South Korea Free Trade Agreement: Win-Win, or Lose-Lose?

October 15, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Speakers: Seok-Young Choi, Embassy of the Republic of Korea; Timothy M. Reif, House Ways and Means Committee; Myron Brilliant, U.S.-Korea Business Council; Thea Lee, AFL-CIO

Book Discussion: Soft Power and Its Perils: U.S. Cultural Policy in Early Postwar Japan and Permanent Dependency

October 09, 2007 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Speaker: Takeshi Matsuda, Osaka University of Foreign Studies

Philippines Briefing: A Discussion with Ambassador Willy C. Gaa

October 04, 2007 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Asia Program
With His Excellency Willy C. Gaa, Philippine Ambassador to the United States
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China's Green Olympics: A Lasting Impact?

September 26, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
China Environment Forum
Since winning the Olympic bid in 2001, Beijing has invested heavily in green construction materials and sustainable energy for the Olympic Village, and made momentous efforts to clean the city's notoriously dirty air and water.
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Regulating Food Safety in China

September 20, 2007 // 12:30pm2:30pm
China Environment Forum
Drew Thompson, The Nixon Center;Paul Young, Waters Corporation;Mike Taylor, George Washington University
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Campaigning for Change: Greenpeace Celebrates Ten Years of Environmental Activism in China

September 19, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
Lo Szeping, Greenpeace China

Book Launch -- Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan's Military Economy

September 18, 2007 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Ayesha Siddiqa, military analyst and former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar
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Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor: The Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi, Pakistan and Density & Urban Form in Dakar, Senegal

September 07, 2007 // 9:00am11:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
According to the United Nations, over one billion people lack access to clean water and over two billion have no access to sanitation, the primary cause of diseases like cholera that take the lives of more than 6,000 children in poor countries every day.

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