President Vuylsteke discussed the mission of the East-West Center and the Center’s role in the 21st century with ThinkTech Hawaii guest host Larry Foster on April 10, 2017.
New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully met with East-West Center specialists on April 18 to discuss current issues in the South Pacific region. He noted that New Zealand’s Consulate-General in Honolulu, which opened in 2014, “has deepened our connections with U.S. military leaders and is a gateway for our engagement with North Pacific countries.”
The amazing Myanmar Marionette Theatre was in residence at EWC recently, with enthusiastically received shows for school groups and the general public, as well as several performances in California.
The 14th cohort of EWC’s Environmental Leadership Institutes - 21 young Southeast Asian fellows - recently completed their State Dept.-funded tour to Hawaii, California and D.C.to learn about green leadership strategies. ...more...
Ronald Lee and Andrew Mason write in the current issue of the IMF’s quarterly Finance & Development magazine that as populations in advanced economies around the world age and grow more slowly, GDP and national income growth will certainly slow down. But the effect on individuals may be quite different.
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