Riot police stand guard during a planned protests against China's national security law at Causeway Bay district on May 27, 2020 in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Crackdown

Jefferson Fellowships alumna Annalisa Burgos talks to EWC Senior Fellow Denny Roy on KITV about China's Hong Kong clampdown and the US response. Click for video.

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The Mekong Matters for America/America Matters for the Mekong Released

We're thrilled to announce the release of our newest addition to the Asia Matters series: The Mekong Matters for America/America Matters for the Mekong! In partnership with The Stimson Center.

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Student Honorees Celebrate Virtual ‘Ho‘opuka’ Ceremony From New York to Nepal

Close to a hundred EWC participants, friends and family in 19 countries celebrated a virtual graduation ceremony on May 8. Watch a slideshow of pre-distancing memories from their school year.

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Hawai'i Coronavirus Lockdown

EWC coronavirus response info graphicThe East-West Center is following the State of Hawai'i emergency order currently in effect. Public access to our facilities is supended, and all EWC in-person events have been cancelled or postponed until further notice. EWC housing remains open to current residents. More information and updates here.

Virtual Forum: One Pandemic, Two Koreas

Kim Jong-Un reappears on televisionDistinguished Korean and American officials, experts and journalists discuss the coronavirus pandemic's impact on the Korean Peninsula standoff. Speakers including high level US and Korean diplomats, think-tank experts and prominent columnists address the changing landscape and possible future directions. Click to view video.

EWC Media Alum Mike Baker Shares in National Reporting Pulitzer

Pulitzer prize announcement graphicCongratulations to EWC media seminars alumnus Mike Baker, who along with a team of other Seattle Times reporters recently won a Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting for their yearlong coverage of the Boeing 737 MAX jet disasters. Mike has since joined The New York Times. ...more...

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