The Asia Foundation’s office in Washington organizes substantive dialogues with key audiences on policy issues facing the Asia-Pacific. Roundtables, forums, lectures, and dialogues provide policymakers, non-governmental leaders, journalists, and scholars with opportunities to hear contemporary views from Asia. With field offices throughout Asia, the Foundation has extraordinary access to current and emerging leaders and to staff experts in the field, who contribute valuable perspectives on developments and dynamics affecting the region.
NEWS FROM WASHINGTON DC
Asia Foundation Convenes Women’s Economic Empowerment Events at Chatham House in London and Australian Embassy in Washington, DC
Washington and London
July 28, 2017
Asian Perspectives: Fostering Private Sector Partnerships to Expand Economic Opportunities for Women
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Summer 2017 Junior Associate: Women’s Empowerment Program
May 5, 2017
Washington D.C. Public Program: China’s Governance Puzzle
Friday, March 31, 2017
Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia
Released on November 15, 2016 in Washington D.C., The Asia Foundation’s signature foreign policy report, Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia: The Future of the Rebalance, convened diverse, distinct perspectives from influential Asian foreign policy specialists. The panel discussions held in Washington, DC and New York focused on strategic foreign policy recommendations for President-elect Trump. The report arrives on the eve of possibly the greatest change in American foreign policy in Asia since the end of World War II. One of the principal conclusions of the report is that most Asians believe that a robust, sustained, and consistent U.S. diplomatic, economic, and security presence in the region is essential.
HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA
ASEAN at 50: Walking a Tightrope?
August 9, 2017
Labor Migration: A Gender-Neutral Lens to Human Trafficking
July 12, 2017
In.CoDe: Indonesia’s Competition for Civic Tech Apps
CNBC: APEC Connect App to Crack the Export Market
July 7, 2017
New York Minute: The Asia Foundation Helps Women Economically, Socially, and Politically
July 7, 2017
Girls Empowerment Storybook Collection Now Available from Let’s Read!
July 3, 2017
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