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EVENT: Asia Foundation co-sponsors World Affairs Council’s 63rd Annual World Conference “Global Priorities: Critical Choices for the Obama Administration”

April 1, 2009

On the heels of releasing its recommendations for the new U.S. administration – America’s Role in Asia – The Asia Foundation is co-sponsoring the World Affairs Council’s 63rd Annual World Conference, “Global Priorities: Critical Choices for the Obama Administration.” On April 2-3, 2009, in San Francisco, political leaders, policymakers, scholars, and diplomats will gather to examine and debate these issues at this turning point in U.S. history. Asia Foundation President Doug Bereuter will moderate a session on emerging economies, China, India, and sovereign wealth funds. William Cole, The Asia Foundation’s senior director for Governance, Law, and Civil Society, will join a panel on state failure in Afghanistan. Co-sponsors receive a special discounted rate: sign up here for the member price. And for more information about the event, please visit the World Affairs Council website.


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