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Can the Philippines Break Out of Its Affliction?

SAIS Southeast Asia Studies Program
and
The Asia Foundation

with generous support from

Exxon-Mobil Corporation

present

CAN THE PHILIPPINES BREAK OUT OF ITS AFFLICTION?
Prospects for Democratic Governance, Economic Development, and Philippine-US Relations

April 7-8, 2008
Kenney Auditorium
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
1740 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, DC

This one and a half-day conference brings together American and Filipino government officials, scholars, experts, and watchers of Philippine affairs, providing a venue for exchanging ideas on the prospects for political reform, economic development, and peace and security in Southeast Asia’s oldest democracy. Specifically, the meeting will look into the issues and problems concerning democratic consolidation, reform of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, economic development, internal armed conflicts, and the future of bilateral partnership between the Philippines and the United States.

For more information, please email rsvp@asiafound-dc.org.

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