Best-selling historical author Simon Winchester spoke at EWC recently about his approach to a new book in progress on the modern history of the Pacific. Click above for video.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 10, 2014) – At an event on Capitol Hill yesterday, the US-ASEAN Business Council and the East West Center launched a new “ASEAN Matters for America” publication and online tool that outlines the essential role ASEAN plays in American economic prosperity. Senate East Asia and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee Chairman Ben Cardin and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce spoke at the launch event, which also included a discussion panel with leaders from the Southeast Asia business, media, analysis and diplomatic communities. ...More...
With national elections just getting underway in India, recently appointed Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. S. Jaishankar visited EWC on April 7 for a discussion about new directions in the world’s largest democracy.
Newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus, formerly a longtime senator, recently held a roundtable coffee hour at EWC with Center participants, researchers and staff. Here, he speaks with students Xiaofeng Kang from Inner Mongolia, China and Duncan Taylor from his home state of Montana.
During his first official visit to the East-West Center, His Excellency Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati, addressed a large audience on the impacts of climate change on Kiribati and the Pacific Islands region. View the video of his March 13 speech.
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