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May 29, 2013
On June 3 in Bangkok, The Asia Foundation will release a major new study, “The Contested Corners of Asia,” that examines subnational conflict, now the most deadly, widespread, and enduring form of violent conflict in Asia.
May 8, 2013
On May 9-10, The Asia Foundation, in partnership with the Lowy Institute, Australian National University, and the University of Melbourne, will bring together leading experts at the University of Melbourne to examine the rise of Asia, the future of aid, and post-2015 development framework. The Foundation’s VP Gordon Hein will chair session one. Read more.
April 24, 2013
The conference in the Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation dialogue series convened in Seoul, South Korea, this month, and brought together development experts and senior government officials to discuss climate change mitigation, green growth, and adapting to and building resilience to natural disasters. This dialogue series, co-organized by The Asia Foundation and the Korea Development Institute (KDI), brings together both “emerging” and “traditional” development actors to discuss international development challenges. This year’s focus on effective cooperation for deterring the impacts of climate change was launched in Seoul, fittingly, as South Korea is playing a leading role in low-carbon development in the Asia-Pacific region.
April 24, 2013
As discussions on the federal budget and sequestration continue here in Washington, D.C., The Asia Foundation’s Washington office sponsored an event
to discuss how various Asian nations are approaching and, in some cases, expanding their development assistance programs.
April 17, 2013
With a special focus on climate change, The Asia Foundation and the Korea Development Institute last week convened 25 government officials, policy specialists, and development experts from more than 10 countries in Seoul for the 8th meeting of the Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation (AADC) dialogue series. Stay tuned for analysis in next week’s blog [...]
April 10, 2013
On April 23, The Asia Foundation’s Washington, D.C., office in cooperation with USAID and UNDP, will bring together senior government officials and policy specialists from China, India, Indonesia, and South Korea for a high-level panel discussion on Asian approaches to development cooperation, post-2015 challenges, and the importance of emerging donors to future policy making. Space [...]
December 5, 2012
While the Asian Century is most often used to describe the global shift of economic power to Asia, Asia’s rise is also significant in the area of development cooperation. Asian countries have emerged as game changers in the aid arena, challenging traditional notions of aid, reshaping global aid architecture…
December 5, 2012
Last week, ADB Managing Director General Rajat M. Nag appeared in a candid conversation with Asia Foundation President David Arnold at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco. The two discussed Asia’s rapid growth, the widening gap between rich and poor…
November 28, 2012
On Nov. 29, ADB Managing Director General Rajat M. Nag appeared in conversation with Asia Foundation President David Arnold at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco. They discussed Asia’s rapid growth, the widening gap between rich and poor, and challenges to the region’s stability. Watch video.
October 24, 2012
Earlier this month, I attended the 2012 IMF-World Bank annual meeting in Tokyo for the first time and, as expected, talks about the eurozone crisis dominated discussions. However, some very compelling conversations revolving around Asia’s role in this environment and beyond…