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Recent online articles that have been published exclusively on the East-West Center website.

  • SUSI participants from Southeast Asia present their eco-solutions at the EWC.As part of the five-week SUSI institute (Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Global Environmental Issues), the East-West Center recently hosted a showcase of...
  • On April 29, the Government of Japan conferred the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays on EWC Adjunct Project Specialist Robert Toshio Nakasone in recognition of his contributions to the promotion of friendly relations and mutual...
  • The East-West Center community has been saddened to learn that former EWC President Everett “Ets” Kleinjans passed away on April 30 at a care home in Michigan. A linguist who taught in China and Japan before joining the Center in 1967 as Vice...
  • As part of his recent visit to Hawai’i, the Dalai Lama participated in an April 15 panel discussion with Native Hawaiian cultural leaders Nainoa Thompson and Pualani Kanahele at EWC’s Hawai’i Imin International Conference Center. The private event...
  • The East-West Center joins many in the international relations community in mourning the April 15 passing of EWC Board of Governors member Tadashi Yamamoto, a strong advocate of the development of a vibrant, internationalized civil society in Japan...
  • EWC President Charles E. Morrison (center) and EWC Foundation VP Mangmang Brown with Island Pacific Energy President Joseph Saturnia and members of the EWC Sustainability Task Force. Building on the East-West Center’s Sustainability Initiative and...
  • Lee Howell of the World Economic Forum presents the keynote address at the International Graduate Student Conference.IGSC co-chairs Apinya Jantunyarux...
  • The EWC’s AsiaPacificEd Program for Schools launched the AsiaPacificEd Crossings Website and educational initiative. This online resource, established just prior to the APEC Summit in Honolulu, has already enabled more than 1,400 K-12 students and...
  • By M. Osman SiddiqueMember, EWC Board of Governors  Note: This commentary originally appeared in Singapore's Straits Times on Dec. 23, 2011. As President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently observed, a major focus of...
  • The East-West Center community was saddened to learn of the sudden death on Nov. 29 of Adjunct Senior Fellow Jon Van Dyke, a University of Hawaii law professor and longtime associate of the Center. He was a leading authority on constitutional,...
  • As the leaders of 21 economies gathered in Honolulu to take part in APEC meetings and activities, the East-West Center ramped up into high gear.  The EWC hosted three public speeches by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vietnam...
  • HONOLULU (Nov. 4, 2011) -- EWC President Charles E. Morrison participated today in a videoconference with about 80 students and teachers at Scarsdale High School in New York, focusing on issues related to the APEC Leaders Meetings in Honolulu next...
  • Maya Soetoro-Ng, daughter of Ann Dunham, shares insights about her mother's handicraft collection.The mother of President Barack Obama, EWC alumna S. Ann Dunham (1942-1995), is recognized in her own right for her outstanding work in anthropology,...
  • By Charles E. Morrison (Note: This commentary first appeared in The Honolulu Advertiser on July 31, 2011.) The East-West Center is a Hawai‘i-based, federally-supported institution, long a key part of U.S. outreach to the countries of the Asia and...
  • HONOLULU (June 26, 2011) -- The United States and China held their inaugural round of U.S.-China Asia-Pacific Consultations at the East-West Center on Saturday, June 26, with delegations headed by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and...
  • EWC Receives Green Business Award HONOLULU (April 27, 2011) -- The East-West Center has become the first educational institution to receive a Hawai‘i Green Business and Green Government Award, which recognizes organizations for outstanding effort...
  • HONOLULU (April 11, 2011) -- Participants in the East-West Center’s inaugural Pakistan-U.S. Journalists Exchange began their fellowship in Honolulu last week with lively discussions on the complex U.S.-Pakistan relationship and issues facing the...
  • Brimming with articles and interviews ranging from the EWC’s Pakistan visit to explore ways to assist civil society, to analysis of Japan’s post-crisis energy policies, the Winter/Spring 2011 combined issue of the Observer and EWC Associates...
  • Spotlight on Education: Welcoming Ceremony HONOLULU (August 14)  The EWC welcomed 155 new fellows from 37 countries in traditional Hawaiian style with a lei greeting, a hula dance, and a Hawaiian ole chant during this week’s new student...
  • It’s the 70s Once More at EWC Get-Together HONOLULU (August 6) – There is an old joke that goes, “If you remember the 60s you weren’t there.” What about the 70s? No worries. At least 110 East-West Center (EWC) 70s alumni have already signed up to...

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