Asia Program

Events

Combating Human Trafficking in Asia: A Strategy for Action

November 17, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Amihan Abueva, Coordinator for Southeast Asia, Asia ACTs Against Child Trafficking; Thetis Mangahas, ILO International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor, Mekong Sub-Regional Project to Combat Trafficking in Children and Women; Shirley Seng, Kachin Women's Association, Thailand; Mark Taylor, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, United States Department of State; Melanne Verveer (moderator), Chair, Vital Voices Global Partnership

US Nuclear Negotiations with North Korea and Iran: Similar Challenges?

November 08, 2005 // 11:00pm
with Robert Einhorn, Senior Adviser, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; former Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation, Department of State
Webcast

Making Sense of the Multiple Conflicts in Nepal: Is There A Way Forward?

November 03, 2005 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Mahendra Lawoti, assistant professor, Western Michigan University; Prakash Chandra Lohani, former finance minister, Nepal; Susan Hangen, assistant professor, Ramapo College of New Jersey. Video for this event is now available.
Webcast

Human Rights in Pakistan--The Way Forward

November 01, 2005 // 12:00pm1:45pm
Asma Jehangir, chairperson, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan; Larry Robinson, former political counselor, U.S. Embassy, Islamabad. Video for this event is now available.
Webcast

Japan as a One-Party State: The Future for Koizumi and Beyond

October 25, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Aiji Tanaka, professor of political science, Waseda University, Japan; Leonard Schoppa, associate professor of politics, University of Virginia; Patricia MacLachlan, associate professor of Asian studies and government,University of Texas at Austin. Video of this event is now available.

Pakistan--On the Road to Democracy?

October 19, 2005 // 9:30am11:00am
Abdullah Riar, Member, Pakistan Senate

Video Conference--The Future of U.S. Relations With India

October 18, 2005 // 11:30am1:00pm
Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State Read the transcript of Under Secretary Burns' remarks

Afghanistan Watch: Assessing Afghanistan's First Parliamentary Elections

October 12, 2005 // 9:00am10:15am
Ed Morgan, Country Director for Afghanistan, IFES – Democracy at Large.This event is cosponsored with the Asia Program of the Wilson Center and IFES – Democracy at Large.

Bangladesh's Foreign Policy Challenges

October 11, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Hemayet Uddin, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh. Read the transcript of the Foreign Secretary's remarks.
Webcast

Implications of China's Energy Growth

October 05, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.

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