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In Palo Alto: Economic Governance Index (EGI) Gauges Doing Business in Asia

March 12, 2008

San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Berkeley, CA – March 26, 2008 Palo Alto, CA – March 27, 2008 San Francisco, CA – March 28, 2008 Washington, D.C. – April 1, 2008 The Asia Foundation has pioneered a tool called the local “Economic Governance Index” (EGI) as a way to measure business-friendliness of local governments in […]

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In Berkeley: Economic Governance Index (EGI) Gauges Doing Business in Asia

March 12, 2008

San Francisco Area and Washington, D.C. Berkeley, CA – March 26, 2008 Palo Alto, CA – March 27, 2008 San Francisco, CA – March 28, 2008 Washington, D.C. – April 1, 2008 The Asia Foundation has pioneered a tool called the local “Economic Governance Index” (EGI) as a way to measure business-friendliness of local governments […]

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San Francisco Event: The Future of Democracy in Southeast Asia

January 30, 2008

This program will bring together some of the world’s leading experts on Southeast Asia and democracy to consider critical questions facing the region. Has the American model of democracy become tarnished in Asia, and is the Chinese model of authoritarian capitalism of growing appeal and significance? What are the dimensions and implications of Islamicization for […]

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In San Francisco: Why India Matters — U.S.-India Relations, Economic Prospects, and Nuclear Future

September 5, 2007

With Ambassador Rajendra Abhyankar, Former Consul General to San Francisco and Program Development Consultant for The Asia Foundation. As India celebrates sixty years of independence, the country’s outlook is marked by dramatic turns in its economic position, a rapidly evolving nuclear program, and efforts to determine the role India will play in the region. The […]

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In Washington: ASEAN at Forty

July 11, 2007

A seminar in celebration of the 40th anniversary of ASEAN and the 30th anniversary of United States-ASEAN relations. Panel Discussions to Include: Congressional Views of the U.S.-ASEAN Relationship Moderated by Mr. Douglas Bereuter, President, The Asia Foundation Panelist: The Honorable Christopher Bond, United States Senate ASEAN Ambassadors and Former U.S. Ambassadors to ASEAN Moderated by H.E. […]

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In Washington: Political Dynamics in Thailand

May 2, 2007

With Dr. James Klein, Country Representative in Thailand, The Asia Foundation The Asia Foundation is pleased to invite you to a luncheon discussion with Dr. James Klein, who will provide first-hand insight and analysis of recent developments in Thailand, in particular political developments since the September 19, 2006 military coup, and Thai perceptions of the […]

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In San Francisco: Thailand’s Controversial ‘Good’ Coup and the New Draft Constitution

April 25, 2007

With Dr. James Klein, Country Representative in Thailand, The Asia Foundation. On September 19, 2006, military leaders in Thailand staged a bloodless coup to overthrow the administration installed by Thaksin Shinawatra. The coup was welcomed by most Thai citizens, who deemed it necessary to rid the nation of systemic corruption and restore democracy, but condemned […]

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In Washington: Pakistan-Politics and Pitfalls

April 25, 2007

With George Varughese, Deputy Country Representative in Afghanistan, The Asia Foundation The Asia Foundation is pleased to invite you to a breakfast discussion with Mr. Hamid Sharif, who will provide first-hand insight and analysis of recent political developments in Pakistan. His presentation will cover Pakistani perceptions and response to US foreign policy, preparations for the […]

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In Washington: Afghanistan-A Survey of the Afghan People

April 25, 2007

<strong>With </strong><a href=”http://www.asiafoundation.org/about/profile/george-varughese” target=”_blank”><strong>George Varughese</strong></a><strong>, Deputy Country Representative in Afghanistan, The Asia Foundation</strong> The Asia Foundation is pleased to invite you to a breakfast discussion with Dr. George Varughese, who will discuss The Asia Foundation’s recent study, “State Building, Political Progress, and Human Security in Afghanistan: Reflections on a Survey of the Afghan People.” This 2007 […]

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In San Francisco: Afghanistan and Pakistan-Politics, Governance Pitfalls & Public Opinion

April 25, 2007

With George Varughese, Deputy Country Representative in Afghanistan, The Asia Foundation and Hamid Sharif, Country Representative, The Asia Foundation Hosted by the World Affairs Council of Northern California, Peninsula Chapter Note: This program is in Los Altos, CA – 37 miles south of San Francisco. For over 50 years, The Asia Foundation has maintained an on-the-ground […]

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