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Virtual Event – The 2020 Elections in Myanmar: A Conversation with Ambassador Mark McDowell

November 9, 2020

Events

9:00 am - 10:00 am ET (Washington DC) 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm MMT (Myanmar) Voters in Myanmar cast their ballots in a national parliamentary election on November 8. This election was seen as a… Read more
 

Glen S. Fukushima

Glen S. Fukushima is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, a Washington, D.C. think tank. From 1990 to 2012, he was a senior executive based in Asia with one European and four… Read more
 

Mainstreaming Alternative Dispute Resolution for Equitable Access in Pakistan

October 30, 2020

Program Snapshot

Many marginalized persons, especially those in impoverished communities and women, find it difficult to access the legal system in Pakistan due to the stigma attached to approaching courts, inability to afford lawyers, and difficulty in… Read more
 

Manila Bulletin Spotlights Go Digital ASEAN

October 30, 2020

Media Coverage

Manila Bulletin highlights Go Digital ASEAN in a featured article by Google Philippines Country Director Bernadette Nacario on the nation’s new wave of internet users. The 10-country digital literacy initiative will train up to 200,000… Read more
 

Hillary Yu Zin Htoon

Hillary Yu Zin Htoon is a senior program officer at The Asia Foundation in Myanmar. Since joining the Foundation in May 2018, Hillary has worked closely with city municipalities and local partners to strengthen civic… Read more
 

How to Sell an Avocado on Facebook

October 28, 2020

Blog

On October 6, The Asia Foundation and the Thai Fund Foundation conducted a trial run of our new online marketing training materials with 15 community leaders. We had a lot riding on this training: these… Read more
 

In Southeast Asia, Violent Conflicts Move Online

October 28, 2020

Blog

When violent conflicts broke out recently in the Philippines, Myanmar, and other parts of Southeast Asia, the action occurred not just in the streets of Marawi or Mandalay, but also on social media. Social media… Read more
 

A Flight Path to Recovery for Tourism in Timor-Leste

October 28, 2020

Blog

Situated on the southeastern periphery of Southeast Asia and endowed with unspoiled and exquisite natural attractions, Timor-Leste is a magnet for adventuresome tourists. Leisure travelers injected roughly 23.2 million much-needed dollars into the country’s economy… Read more
 

Prevention from Below: Civil Society Efforts to Prevent Violent Extremism in Southeast Asia

October 28, 2020

publication

Preventing violent extremism is typically seen as a task for government security agencies, and yet civil society organizations also play a vital role. From community networks operating at the grassroots to policy research institutes, non-governmental… Read more
 

Nepal’s Constitution and Federalism: Vision and Implementation

October 28, 2020

publication

After over sixty years of political struggles, including armed conflict, Nepal succeeded in promulgating its new constitution through an elected Constituent Assembly in September 2015—the seventh constitution in as many decades. The constitution restructured Nepal… Read more
 

Violent Conflict, Tech Companies, and Social Media in Southeast Asia

October 28, 2020

publication

Online spaces are the new frontier of conflict and violence in Southeast Asia. With the rapid spread of mobile broadband, inexpensive smartphones, online social networks, and messaging applications, the internet has become an important space… Read more
 

Covid-19 and the Alignment of Timor-Leste’s Aviation and Tourism Strategies

October 28, 2020

publication

Before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Timor-Leste's aviation sector was at an embryonic stage of development, and the shortcomings of its aviation sector were recognized as constraints on the development of tourism. Yet the… Read more
 

The Saga of Rice Sector Reform in the Philippines

October 27, 2020

publication

In 2011, The Asia Foundation published Built on Dreams, Grounded in Reality: Economic Policy Reform in the Philippines, a collection of case studies that document policy and institutional reform in various sectors in the Philippines.… Read more
 

How Covid-19 and Conflict Intersect in Kachin State

October 27, 2020

publication

Myanmar’s Northernmost region, a zone of long-term violent conflict, rising geopolitical tensions, and great natural resource wealth, has thus far been spared the worst of Covid-19, but maintaining these positives is a challenge. Livelihoods are… Read more
 

Asia Foundation Launches Women’s Economic Empowerment Project in Mongolia

October 26, 2020

News

On September 25th, The Asia Foundation launched a four-year Women’s Economic Empowerment Project in Mongolia funded by Global Affairs Canada. The launch event was attended by a range of leaders active in Mongolia’s gender equality… Read more
 

Adapting to Succeed: Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Vietnamese Businesses

October 23, 2020

publication

Vietnam is facing enormous challenges due to climate change, with an increase in a variety of extreme climate events. Countless international studies have shown that Vietnam is one of the top 10 countries most seriously… Read more
 

Marly Augustine

Marly Augustine is a research and learning enthusiast with nine years of experience in field research, M&E, and awards management in the humanitarian and development sectors. She has held several positions at various non-profit and… Read more
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Virtual Event – Changing Landscape of Development Cooperation Amidst and Beyond Covid-19 in Asia

October 20, 2020

Events

Across Asia, like other parts of the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has had significant implications for public health and safety, social and economic security, governance, and political stability. Many countries across Asia are facing challenges… Read more
 

Advancing Gender Equality & Social Inclusion in India

October 20, 2020

publication

The Asia Foundation opened a resident office in India in 2008. The Foundation collaborates with communities, government, civil society, and other development partners to implement evidence-based programs to advance gender equality and social inclusion and… Read more
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