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Recent Events – Washington DC

Nepal under a New Constitution: Challenges and Opportunities

October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — Nepal’s Constituent Assembly has taken historic steps to adopt a new Constitution that seeks to be broadly representative of the needs, interests, and aspirations of its people. Yet the constitution’s promulgation on September 20 has met with mixed reactions both within and outside the country. The culmination of a protracted political […]   Read more

Asian Perspectives Series – Achieving Digital Development Goals: Partnering with Asia’s New Creative Class

October 21, 2015

October 21, 2015 — While the proliferation of the Internet and smart-phones has enabled citizens to become increasingly more engaged on economic and political issues in their own countries and beyond, the specialized skills needed to design and develop civic tech tools to make this happen are in high demand. In many cases, the lure […]   Read more

Asian Perspectives Series: “Asian Regional Architecture: Steps Towards ASEAN Integration”

March 6, 2015

March 6, 2015 — Myanmar’s historic transition process has brought about great change. On February 4, 2015, The Asia Foundation held an Asian Perspectives event exploring the challenges and opportunities that have arisen from Myanmar’s transformation. An audience of over 100 scholars, professionals and students heard from six experts on three panels. Reflections on Myanmar’s […]   Read more

Panel of experts evaluates “Asian Regional Architecture: Steps towards ASEAN Integration”

October 24, 2014

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is changing the regional landscape as it works towards creating a political, economic, and social/cultural community by 2015.   Read more

Democracy in Nepal: Beyond the New Institution

October 10, 2014

On October 1, 2014, The Asia Foundation hosted a discussion on the impact of a new constitution on Nepal's political and economic development, led by Dr. George Varughese, the Foundation's country representative in Nepal.   Read more

Asia Foundation Analyzes Ethnic Conflicts in Myanmar

September 9, 2014

On September 9, 2014 The Asia Foundation's Washington office hosted a forum on the findings of its recently released study, Ethnic Conflict and Social Services in Myanmar's Contested Regions. The author of the report, Mr. Kim Jolliffe, presented key findings on the influence aid for social services on ethnic conflicts and peacebuilding in Myanmar's contested regions.   Read more

Regional Economic Cooperation: 2014 and Beyond

January 24, 2014

Regional Economic Cooperation: 2014 and Beyond, a discussion with The Foundation’s Veronique Salze-Lozac’h chief economist and senior director of economic development programs.   Read more

The Asia Foundation Presents Findings of 2013 Survey of the Afghan People in Washington

December 11, 2013

The Asia Foundation Presents Findings of 2013 Survey of the Afghan People in Washington.   Read more

Asia Foundation Examines Decentralization in Myanmar at Washington DC Event

October 23, 2013

Governance study by The Asia Foundation examines decentralization in Myanmar.   Read more

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