Asia News

Former CEF speaker to put on a green business conference titled "New Ventures China Disruptive Green Innovation Forum"

Jul 08, 2009
JULY 2009- Former CEF speaker Ye Weijia, director of the DAO Institute for Environment and Development, will host a conference in Beijing on the profitability potential of being a green business.

Former CEF speaker publishes new report on Climate Change

Jul 07, 2009
JULY 2009- Former CEF speaker Jim Watson and coauthor Dr. Tao Wang have published a new report- "China's Energy Transition: Pathways for Low Carbon Development"

Jennifer Turner, Director of CEF, was quoted in several news articles on Chinese edition of VOA News

Jul 06, 2009
JULY 2009- As an expert on environmental problems and activities in China, Jennifer Turner shared her insights on a number of environmental issues that have profound implications for both US and China.

A Savvy Litigator Takes on China's Polluters

Jul 01, 2009
JULY 2009- Public interest lawyer Jingjing Zhang spent a month at the Wilson Center as a scholar with the China Environment Forum. Nicknamed "China's Erin Brockovich," she litigates cases that compensate villagers victimized by industrial pollution.

Wilson Center Appoints Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi Public Policy Scholar

Jun 22, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi, today announced the appointment of Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi as a Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar. Lodhi will spend nine months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in September 2009, carrying out research for a book looking at the internal and external challenges Pakistan has faced since 2001.

CES 10 author featured in Nature article.

Jun 18, 2009
JUNE 2009 - CES 10 author Steven Q. Andrews was recently cited in a June 17th Nature article on clean air in Beijing

Wilson Center Awards Pakistan Scholarship

Jun 17, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi, announced the appointment of Dr. Sabiha Mansoor as the Wilson Center's new Pakistan Scholar. Mansoor will spend nine months in residence at the Wilson Center beginning in September 2009, carrying out research and writing a book on fashioning a professional development strategy for higher education faculty in Pakistan.

In India, Victory for Sound Issues, Defeat for Shrill Isms

Jun 16, 2009
In a commentary published in the June issue of Khabar magazine, program associate Michael Kugelman analyzes the surprising results of India's recent elections. He writes that the outcome represents a victory not simply for the Congress Party, but also for small farmers and others who voted on bread-and-butter issues.

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