The Asia Foundation’s President Participates in World Economic Forum on East Asia

June 20, 2006 — Last week in Tokyo, Doug Bereuter, President of The Asia Foundation, joined 300 influential corporate, government, and civil society leaders at the World Economic Forum on East Asia to discuss how to best meet the most pressing challenges of the region. Mr. Bereuter was a featured speaker on panels that addressed community building and energy efficiency in East Asia.

One of the sessions in which Bereuter participated was “An East Asian Community: Is there a Design that Can Deliver,” which also included Deputy Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak of Malaysia; Sadako Ogata, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency; Ong Keng-Yong, Secretary-General of ASEAN; Mari Pangestu, Minister of Trade of Indonesia; and Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum.

A summary and webcast of the session can be accessed by clicking here.

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