East-West Center Welcomes New President

Dr. Richard R. Vuylsteke, an EWC alumnus who has run American Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong and Taipei, took office at the beginning of January

Discovering Foreign Lands at EWC

For International Education Week in November, Friends of the East-West Center members hosted 150 elementary students from two local public schools to introduce them to the Center’s campus and mission.

Building English Skills Together

Teacher-trainers and officials from all 10 ASEAN nations were recently at EWC for English and regional-issues training as part of the Brunei-U.S. English Language Enrichment Program for ASEAN.

  • East-West Center Welcomes New President

    Dr. Richard R. Vuylsteke, an EWC alumnus who has run American Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong and Taipei, took office at the beginning of January ...more...

  • Discovering Foreign Lands at EWC

    For International Education Week in November, Friends of the East-West Center members hosted 150 elementary students from two local public schools to introduce them to the Center’s campus and mission. ...more...

  • Building English Skills Together

    Teacher-trainers and officials from all 10 ASEAN nations were recently at EWC for English and regional-issues training as part of the Brunei-U.S. English Language Enrichment Program for ASEAN. ...more...

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President Obama Visits EWC on New Year's Day

Photo: KHON2 News
President Obama, in Hawai‘i for his annual family holiday and the Japanese Prime Minister’s historic Pearl Harbor visit, stopped by the East-West Center on New Year’s Day, meeting with new EWC President Richard Vuylsteke and outgoing President Charles E. Morrison. It was Obama’s fourth visit in office to the Center, where both his mother and step-father were students.

Improving Cross-Border Reporting Between India and Pakistan

Journalists from 14 leading Indian and Pakistani news organizations met in Colombo, Sri Lanka, recently to map out cross-border reporting projects as a capstone event for a two-year EWC project that took Indian and Pakistani teams on reporting trips to their neighbor country.  Sri Lankan Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilaka gave a keynote address at the program, which was supported by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad.

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