The Asia Foundation and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) formed a strategic partnership to advance their shared development goals in Asia, working together to promote inclusive and sustainable development, regional stability and prosperity. The two institutions will explore opportunities for widening their areas of cooperation through programs in peace-building; governance and law; capacity-building; gender equality; environment and disaster management; economic development and regional economic cooperation; and South-South cooperation, including partnership with Asian donor institutions.
Foundation Experts Share Insights in Yokohama
In May 2017, Asia Foundation experts Suzanne Siskel and Anthea Mulakala were featured panelists at Asian Development Banks’s 50th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in Yokohama, Japan. Siskel discussed Promoting Inclusive and Accountable Public Services in Asia, sharing Foundation innovations in service delivery including the Ger Area Mapping project in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and Electronic Citizen Report Card in war-affected Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. Mulakala spoke on Economic Development Experience and South-South Cooperation, highlighting how the Foundation’s regional networks and track record of facilitating horizontal partnerships offer a platform for South-South Cooperation knowledge exchange.
NEWS FROM JAPAN
Asia Foundation Trustee James A. Kelly Recipient of Japanese Order of the Rising Sun Award
July 17, 2017
HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA
Forced Labor and Child Trafficking in India’s Garment Sector
September 20, 2017
Asia Foundation Development Fellows 2017 in San Francisco
September 18, 2017
Library of Congress Honors Asia Foundation for Promoting Literacy
September 14, 2017
Labor Migration’s Impact Economically, Socially and Politically in Nepal
September 7, 2017