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

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spotlight on Alumni: EWC Alumnus Leads Nobel Peace Prize Winning Organization IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri (center) with IPCC Working Group III Co-Chairs Ogunlade Davidson from Sierra Leone (left) and Bert Metz from The Netherlands. Photo...
  • Spotlight on Research: EWC’s Workshop on Combating Emerging Infectious Diseases Sparks New Ideas and Partnerships More than 80 representatives from government agencies, universities, and international, non-governmental and philanthropic...
  • Spotlight on East-West Center in Washington EWC in Washington Director Satu Limaye (center), U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asia Scott Marciel (left) and ISEAS Director Ambassador K. Kesavapany discuss U.S.-ASEAN relations...
  • Renewing the Pacific Partnership Charles E. Morrison Peter A. Petri By Charles E. Morrison and Peter A. Petri In key economic areas, Asia is about to overtake the United States. Unhappily, this sea change in the global economic picture...
  • Nobel laureate urges prompt action on climate change In delivering his formal address on Dec. 10 while accepting a share of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC Chairman and...
  • Spotlight on Seminars: Bangkok Media Conference 2008 Fall 2007 Jefferson Fellows Johnny Brannon (Honolulu Advertiser), Dante Ramos (Boston Globe), and Christina Larson (Washington Monthly) interview Cambodians at a temple near Phnom Penh.  ...
  • Spotlight on Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's Visit HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at the Royal Sala Thai dedication ceremony. Photo: Shayne Hasegawa. Earlier this year, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand...
  • Spotlight on Graduate Student Conference Malaysian student Abu Bakar Husni from the University of Delaware asks a question at the conference's opening session. Some 130 graduate students from 50 universities in 25 nations gathered at the Hawaii...
  • Spotlight on International Forum for Education 2020 A new book resulting from the East-West Center’s International Forum for Education 2020 project has received a warm review in Comparative Education Review, the leading academic...
  • Cyclone Nargis The East-West Center community expresses its deepest sympathy for the victims of Cyclone Nargis, which devastated Yangon and much of lower Burma over the week-end.   The East-West Center enjoys a long relationship with the...
  • Asia's Energy Impact The Asia-Pacific region’s rising fuel consumption is leading to a shift in the global center of gravity for oil demand, a shift that has raised worldwide concerns about energy security and its implications for economic...
  • Burma's Constitutional Referendum: Breakthrough or Status Quo? On May 10, the Burmese people will vote on a new constitution, a rare opportunity for the Burmese to express their political opinions about the ruling military junta's protracted path...
  • Early Registration for Bali EWCA Conference Ends June 30 The 2008 EWCA International Conference in Bali, Indonesia, is just five months away! Early registration for the conference ends on June 30, so register now to get the discounted rate of $...
  • Spotlight on Research: EWC Fellows Discuss Asia’s Energy Future on Capitol Hill As gas prices soar in the U.S., concerns about energy security take center stage in the international dialogue on economic development. Editors of “...
  • Burma and China Disaster Relief The East-West Center community expresses its deepest sympathy for those affected by the recent natural disasters in China and Burma. Our hearts reach out to the EWC students, alumni and all who have been impacted by...

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