President Obama Meets With EWC Southeast Asian Leadership Participants

On June 1, President Obama met with foreign visitors in the Young Southeast Asian Leaders’ Initiative, including 20 participants in an environmental exchange run by EWC. Click image for more.

Pacific Island Leadership Program Fellows Reflect on Their Experience

Click image to view video of Pacific Island Leadership Program with Taiwan participants reflecting on their 2014-‘15 program in Honolulu, Taipei and their home countries.

Chinese island reclamation in the South China Sea.
Perspectives On the South China Sea

An international panel of journalists and scholars offer expert perspectives on the contested waterway. Click image for video. (Photo: CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative/Digital Globe)

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EWC Community Responds to Nepal Quakes

Photo by EWC alumna Luna K. C. Ghimire.

Members of the East-West Center community, including alumni, current participants and staff, have engaged in a variety of response efforts in the wake the recent devastating earthquakes in Nepal. Click here to view a list of key international organizations involved in post-earthquake relief activities. EWC has also been supporting local fundraising efforts by the Society of Nepalese in Hawai‘i. …more

Cutting Through the Noisy TPP Debate

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EWC Senior Fellows, Peter A. Petri and Michael G. Plummer write in a recent commentary that the current U.S. political debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade negotiation ignores the central goal of the TPP: to renew the Asia-Pacific trading system and firm up America's role in it. … more

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