Asia Program



Democracy, Political Change, and Global Governance: A Discussion With ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan

May 19, 2011 // 4:00pm5:00pm
An address by ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan, and a joint collaboration of the Wilson Center's Asia Program, American University, and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.

Book Event: Memoirs of a Pakistani Economist

May 16, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
A book launch for noted Pakistani economist Parvez Hasan, with commentary from three additional South Asian economists.

The Other Americans in the "Second Front in the War on Terror": The Politics of USAID in the Southern Philippines

May 11, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Wilson Center Fellow Patricio Abinales explains USAID's success through the Growth with Equity in Mindanao (GEM) Program in promoting development in the Southern Philippines.

India's Quest for a Lower Carbon Footprint

May 10, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Ajay Shankar discusses India's emissions reductions and how to to bring them down further.

Book Launch: Pakistan: Beyond the "Crisis State"

April 28, 2011 // 10:00am11:30am
A book launch for a new edited volume by Maleeha Lodhi, a former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Pakistani ambassador to Washington, about how to overcome Pakistan's many challenges. Additional commentary from several other book contributors.

Open Nationalism for Asia and Future Paths for Japan

April 27, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Nobuo Fukuda, Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun

Pakistan-U.S. Economic Relations

April 18, 2011 // 10:00am11:00am
An address by Pakistan's finance minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

Australia and the Great Recession

April 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Hon. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia, Wilson Center Australian Scholar Chris Barrett and Hon. Kim Beazley, Australian Ambassador to the United States, speak on Australian responses to the global financial crisis.

Launch of the Asian Development Bank's Flagship Publication, Asian Development Outlook 2011

April 13, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
What is the economic outlook for one of the world's most dynamic regions? Dr. Changyong Rhee the Asia Development Bank's new Chief Economist spoke on the changing economic center of gravity from the North to the South and the opportunities this shift opens for developing countries in Asia at an April 13, 2011 Event. Watch it here!

Who Watches the Watchdog? The Pakistani Media's Impact on Politics and Society

April 11, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
A presentation by Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and journalist Huma Yusuf about Pakistan's independent media.



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