2022 PILP Alumni Virtual Summit


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The East-West Center (EWC) is excited to announce a partnership with the Pacific Islands Leadership Program (PILP) Alumni to co-host the second PILP Alumni Virtual Summit. Funding has been generously provided by the Republic of China (Taiwan) Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Register for the Summit here!

The 2022 Summit will take place virtually, one day a week for four weeks, on March 17, 24, 29, and April 7 from 2:00-5:15 pm in Hawai'i Standard Time. There will be two 1.5 hour sessions per day with a fifteen-minute break in between. Refer to each week's time zone converter link or the weekly session schedule graphics below to find out what day and time the Summit will start in your country:

Week 1: Thursday, March 17 or Friday, March 18 (www.eastwestcenter.org/Zgh) 
Week 2: Thursday, March 24 or Friday, March 25 (www.eastwestcenter.org/Zg7)
Week 3: Tuesday, March 29 or Wednesday, March 30 (www.eastwestcenter.org/Zg8)
Week 4: Thursday, April 7 or Friday, April 8 (www.eastwestcenter.org/ZgX)

Goals of the Summit

  • Connect the PILP alumni across the Pacific and across generations
  • Enhance regional awareness and understanding across the pacific
  • Co-create spaces and opportunities for learning and leadership development

There will be sessions led by the EWC and PILP alumni on topics relevant to the region. Registering for this event grants you access to all sessions of the Summit, so you can use the same link for each session! This event is only open to PILP alumni. 

Now live: the 2022 PILP Alumni Virtual Summit program guide!The program guide for the 2022 PILP Alumni Virtual Summit is now available! In the guide, you will find welcome messages from East-West Center (EWC) and Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (IDIA) officials, the purpose and goals of the Summit, the session schedule, speaker biographies, and session descriptions. There are some sections, which have been noted in the guide, that will be updated as we get closer to the Summit. You can access the program guide here or by clicking on the graphic to the left.