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Support relief efforts in Tonga by donating or becoming a fundraiser for the EWC's Tonga Disaster Relief Fund. Any amount donated can make a difference.

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Learning from Climate Impacts on Health and Migration in the Marshall Islands

A recent East-West Center AsiaPacific Issues paper examines the current climate change situation—and response—in the Marshalls Islands to consider potential Pacific-wide strategies for the future.

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New EWC President Suzanne Vares-Lum Delivers Inaugural Remarks

In her address, the Center's new President noted that challenges can be met with ‘solutions rooted in authentic, people-to-people understanding and culturally informed expertise.’

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EWC coronavirus response info graphicThe East-West Center is following local public health orders currently in effect. Public access to our facilities is suspended, and all EWC in-person events have been cancelled or postponed until further notice. EWC housing is open only to current residents and incoming students. More info here.

The Pros and Cons of Reengagement with China

President Joe Biden participates in a virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping November 15, 2021 (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
President Joe Biden participates in a virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, November 15, 2021 (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

In a two-part East-West Wire series, remarks by Dr. Pitman Potter and General David Stilwell at their EWC Insights webinars are analyzed. Legal scholar Pitman Potter espouses engagement with China on issues of mutual interest, while reserving the ability to respond on disagreements while Former top US diplomat for Asia David Stilwell cautions against one-sided overtures to Beijing.

Predicting Allies’ Choices in an Era of US-China Competition

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Photo: PhotoAlto-Milena Boniek via Getty Images

America’s allies are increasingly faced with competing demands for allegiance by Beijing and Washington on a range of security and economic issues. At a recent webinar, EWC Fellow Dr. Victor Cha discussed his model for predicting how allied nations would react to these demands based on their degree of investment in the existing world order and faith in the US as protector of that order. ...more...

Afghanistan’s Women ‘At Grave Risk’

Afghan refugees in Indonesia pray with other women for the safety of friends and relatives back in Afghanistan. Photo: Ed Wray/Getty Images
Photo: Afghan refugees pray for the safety of friends and relatives. Ed Wray/Getty Images

With the Taliban back in power Afghanistan, the international community must step up to protect women's rights in the country, according to panelists at a recent EWC webinar. ...more...

Bridging the Digital Divide

Wifi on Wheels mobile connectivity van. Photo Credit State of Hawai‘i
Photo: Wifi on Wheels mobile connectivity van.
Image courtesy State of Hawai‘i

The Broadband Hui, a statewide coalition of organizations and individuals in Hawaiʻi, has been working to find innovative solutions to ease technological inequities that have worsened in the pandemic. ...more...

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