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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
 

Virtual Event – A New World is Possible: Gender Lens Philanthropy in a Time of Covid-19

October 20, 2020

Events

9:00 am NZDT As Covid-19 has swept the globe it has had acute impacts on women and girls, including rising rates of domestic violence and economic insecurity, especially for Indigenous women, other black and brown… Read more
 

Small Business Trade Fairs Promote Social Cohesion in Eastern Sri Lanka

October 19, 2020

Program Snapshot

The Eastern Province of Sri Lanka is known for vast paddy fields, a vibrant fishing industry, and picturesque beaches. It is also ethnically and religiously diverse, with Tamil, Muslim, and Sinhalese communities living side-by-side. Since… Read more
 

Virtual Event – Rivers of Iron: Railroads and Chinese Power in Southeast Asia Panel

October 15, 2020

Events

6:00 pm PT / 9:00 pm ET Rivers of Iron: Railroads and Chinese Power in Southeast Asia examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors (Cambodia,… Read more
 

Indonesia

October 15, 2020

publication

Indonesia plays a growing leadership role as a key economy and holder of major environmental assets. The Asia Foundation creates effective partnerships with innovative local government, civil society, and private sector leaders in Indonesia. Our… Read more
 

And Now, a Bright Spot: Timor-Leste Weathers a Pandemic

October 14, 2020

Blog

Over the course of 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge and devastating global impact. Deaths worldwide have surpassed one million, and in many places the rate of new infections is still rising, while… Read more
 

Timor-Leste Covid-19 Survey – July 2020

October 14, 2020

publication

The Covid-19, or coronavirus, global pandemic has required huge responses from governments all over the world. Timor-Leste has its own unique requirements when addressing an event of this magnitude. The Government of Timor-Leste responded by… Read more
 

Covid-19 Raises New Hurdles for CSOs

October 14, 2020

Blog

Civil society organizations count among the unsung heroes of the Covid-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia. Across the region, CSOs reacted swiftly in the early days of the pandemic, delivering food, clean water, healthcare, and essential… Read more
 

Ratan Tata and Eleni Kounalakis in Conversation: Changing the Idea of What a Leader Looks Like

October 14, 2020

Blog

Clockwise from top left: Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis of California, and philanthropist Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of the Tata Group. With lives and livelihoods disrupted, 2020 has been a year of challenges… Read more
 

Center for Disaster Philanthropy Supports The Asia Foundation’s Covid-19 Response Efforts in Myanmar and Nepal

October 14, 2020

News

The Asia Foundation has received a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy's Covid-19 Response Fund to support vulnerable communities in Myanmar and Nepal impacted by Covid-19. Across Asia, vulnerable communities such as women, youth,… Read more
 

Supporting Community Policing & Police Reform

October 14, 2020

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Among the damaging legacies of Sri Lanka's decades of civil conflict has been the erosion of trust between citizens and police officers in communities across the country. This was particularly true in the Northern and… Read more
 

Smita Pillai

Smita Pillai is vice president for Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Zendesk. Zendesk builds customer service and engagement products, offering services and support to customers across hundreds of industries, 160+ countries and… Read more
 

Assignment of Functions Across Levels of Government in Nepal

October 8, 2020

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The Constitution of Nepal (2015) provisioned distribution of power and responsibilities between and among the federal, provincial, and local governments through the provision of exclusive and concurrent powers. Since the promulgation of the Constitution, the… Read more
Ferry building in San Francisco. 

The Asia Foundation Names 2020 Margaret Williams Memorial Fellow

October 8, 2020

Program Snapshot

The Asia Foundation announces the selection of Thuy Tran, a specialist in contemporary art and community-based engagement, as a 2020 Margaret F. Williams Memorial Fellow. She is an alum of Georgetown University and has received… Read more
 

BARMM Virtual Data Challenge 2020 Launch

October 7, 2020

Events

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM PHT Bangsamoro Data Challenge invites every Filipino, especially Mindanao-based data science enthusiasts, to produce insights, solutions, or strategies using authentic and reliable publicly available data to help the development of… Read more
 

Sandra Kraushaar

Sandra Kraushaar is director for The Asia Foundation in the Pacific Islands. Sandra draws on a deep and nuanced understanding of Pacific Islands culture, political economy, geopolitics, and the myriad development challenges and opportunities facing… Read more
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