Geopolitics, Economics, and ‘Soft Power’ Topics at EWC Luncheon
HONOLULU (July 20) – The East-West Center’s 8th Senior Policy Seminar Luncheon, Critical Issues for U.S. Policy in the Asia Pacific Region, will be held Wednesday, August 8. The luncheon is being cosponsored by the EWC, the Pacific & Asian Affairs Council (PAAC), and the Friends of the East-West Center (FEWC).

The featured panelists, all with extensive foreign policy experience, are Amb. Han Sung-Joo, president of Korea University and the Seoul Forum for International Affairs; Amb. Wu Jianmin, president of the China Foreign Affairs University; Dr. Lawrence J. Lau, president of the Chinese University of Hong Kong; and Amb. Stephen W. Bosworth, dean of the Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Location: East-West Center Hawaii Imin International Conference Center
Garden Level
1777 East-West Road

Time: 11:30 a.m. Registration
Noon Luncheon

Cost: EWC, PAAC, and FEWC Members: $25Non-Members: $30

Parking: $3.00
Limited parking is available on the lawn area between the Imin Conference Center and Lincoln Hall

RSVP: By Thursday, August 2

For more information please contact the East-West Center at (808) 944-7111 or via e-mail at [email protected] Media inquiries should be directed to John Lewis at (808) 944-7204 or via e-mail at [email protected]


The EAST-WEST CENTER is an education and research organization established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 to strengthen relations and understandingamong the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific, and the United States.  The Center contributes to a peaceful, prosperous and just Asia Pacific communityby serving as a vigorous hub for cooperative research, education and dialogue on critical issues of common concern to the Asia Pacific region and the United States.  Funding for the Center comes from the U.S. government, with additional support provided by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and the governments of the region.