At the international alumni conference this week in Naha, Okinawa, EWC officials announced a new partnership with the Okinawa Prefecture Government that will continue the Obuchi Scholarship Program, which allows several Okinawan students each year to pursue graduate degree or leadership program study at the Center.
More than 300 EWC alumni, friends and colleagues gathered Sept. 17-19 at the 2014 EWC/EWCA International Conference in Naha, Okinawa. (View a photo gallery.) The program on the theme of "Developing a Peaceful and Sustainable Asia Pacific Community" featured more than 100 substantive panels and expert discussions on a range of key regional topics, as well as a special luncheon honoring EWC’s 2014 distinguished alumni and volunteers.
EWC Pacific Islands Development Program Co-Director Jerry Finin (left) led the U.S. delegation to the Multinational Observer Group that monitored yesterday’s general election in Fiji, the country’s first since a coup in 2006. Read more about the election monitoring mission.
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Colorful Stories: Indian Folk Paintings
September 28, 2014 to January 11, 2015
Click here to download the exhibition handout.
Economic and Security Reform in Japan: Harder Than It Looks
Leadership for Social Justice in Higher Education: The Legacy of the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program
Terance W. Bigalke and Mary S. Zurbuchen (eds.)
New Directions in Asia-Pacific Economic Integration
Ambassador Tang Guoqiang and Peter A. Petri (eds.)
Broadcasting Justice: Media Outreach at the Khmer Rouge Trials
Asia Matters for America
An online hub for graphical data on U.S.-Asia interactions.
Pacific Islands Report
Daily news, analysis and commentary from across Oceania.
Challenges of a Free Press
An archive of articles, video and more from the EWC 2014 International Media Conference in Yangon.
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