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Peering into the Year Ahead in Asia

January 19, 2022

Blog and Podcast

The year is still young, but our country representatives are looking ahead to the trends and developments that will affect the course of peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific in 2022.

 

Insights on China’s 2021 White Paper on International Development Cooperation

February 17, 2021

Blog and Podcast

A major white paper has laid out China’s new vision for its global role and responsibilities in international development. In this week’s podcast, our analysts discern a China that is poised to become this century’s most prominent development actor.

 

Our Predictions for 2021, Following a Year That Defied Prediction

January 19, 2021

Blog and Podcast

From a pandemic that quickly swept the globe, to the storming of the U.S. capital, 2020 was a year that defied prediction. So, what can we say about 2021? After a year that derailed development trajectories across Asia, our experts look to the year ahead.

 

Asia Foundation Sounds Alarm on Surge in Gender Based Violence During Covid-19 Lockdowns

April 8, 2020

Media Coverage

Australian National University’s Development Policy Centre blog co-publishes an analysis with The Asia Foundation on the increase of domestic violence due to shelter-in-place policies and what needs to be done to protect women’s safety. Unintended consequences of policy responses are only ‘unintended’ when no-one could have foreseen them. The incre… Read more

 

2020 in Asia: A 20/20 Look

January 8, 2020

Blog and Podcast

Happy New Year, and welcome to the first edition of InAsia for 2020. To herald the new decade, our country representatives this week survey the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for a dynamic and rapidly changing Asia. Here, to kick off the new year, are perspectives from The Asia Foundation’s 18 country offices. 

Youth Civic Engagement in Bangladesh 

2019: The Year Ahead in Asia

January 2, 2019

Blog and Podcast

Happy New Year, and welcome to the first edition of InAsia for 2019. In our last issue we looked at some of our top stories from the year just ended, stories that chronicled the successes and failures, the triumphs, and the tribulations of 2018 through the eyes of our experts in Asia. This week, we invite you to look ahead with us to a still-young… Read more

 

2019 Australasian Aid Conference Slated for February 19-20

Canberra, December 14, 2018

News

The Asia Foundation, in partnership with the Development Policy Centre at Australian National University, will host the 2019 Australasian Aid Conference February 19-20 at ANU’s Crawford School of Public Policy in Canberra. The keynote address will be delivered by former president of the African Development Bank and Rwanda’s Minister of Finance, Dr…. Read more

Panel of seminar participants 

Asia Foundation and Beijing Rongzhi Corporate Social Responsibility Institute Co-Host Northeast Asia Regional Seminar on Overseas Investment Compliance

Beijing, September 25, 2018

News

On September 11, The Asia Foundation, in partnership with the Beijing Rongzhi Corporate Social Responsibility Institute hosted the Northeast Asia Regional Seminar on Overseas Investment Compliance, in Beijing. The seminar focused on overseas operational risks and compliance management of enterprises under the context of globalization. Opening remar… Read more

 

Asia Foundation President David D. Arnold Presents at World Philanthropy Forum in China

Beijing, November 30, 2017

News

The Asia Foundation’s President David D. Arnold spoke at the World Philanthropy Forum held in Beijing on November 29 and 30. Arnold drew on the Foundation’s six decades of experience and exchanges in Asia’s philanthropic sector as he moderated a high-level dialogue on “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Philanthropy,” featuring leaders from F… Read more

 

New Book Examines China’s Governance Puzzle

March 29, 2017

Blog and Podcast

China is widely viewed as a global powerhouse that has achieved a remarkable economic transformation with little political change. Less well known is that China’s leaders have also implemented far-reaching governance reforms designed to promote government transparency and increase public participation in official policymaking. What are the motivati… Read more

 

China’s Governance Puzzle: Transparency and Participation in a Single-Party State

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Events

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm China is widely viewed as a global powerhouse that has achieved remarkable economic transformation with little political change. Less well known is that China’s leaders have also implemented far-reaching governance reforms designed to promote transparency and increase public participation in official policymaking. What are the mo… Read more