Asia Events

9/11, Pakistan's Economy, and the IMF

May 23, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Mushtaq Khan, Citibank vice president and Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar. Commentators: Andy Baukol, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Shahid Javed Burki, former finance minister, Government of Pakistan; Manuela Ferro, World Bank

China's NGOs: Independent Actors or Government Puppets?

May 15, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Hongying Wang, Syracuse University and Wilson Center Fellow; Joseph Fewsmith, Boston University; Jennifer Turner, Wilson Center; John Callebaut, Center for International Private Enterprise

Japanese Pop Culture: From Anime to Robots and Beyond

May 04, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Ron Morse, CEO, Japan Entertainment & Gaming Associates; Maureen Donovan, Ohio State University; Antonia Levi, Portland State University; Jennifer Robertson, University of Michigan

Film Screening: Dam or Damned? Documentary on China's Nujiang River

May 04, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
In southwest China, the Salween River is named Nu Jiang, which means "River of Anger." It is one of the two rivers that still remains un-dammed in China. "Dam or Damned?" examines this pristine river delves into layers of dilemma and injustice in modern China.

Strengthening Watershed Management in Southwest China

April 28, 2006 // 2:00pm3:30pm
China Environment Forum
CEF hosts Yu Xiaogang, founder of one of China's leading environmental NGOs Green Watershed and winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize 2006, to talk about his work on promoting citizen involvement with watershed management in Yunnan Province.

Is Hu Jintao a Reformer? Prospects for Liberalization in China

April 27, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Willy Wo-Lap Lam, senior fellow, the Jamestown Foundation, andformer associate editor, South China Morning Post

Perspectives on Monetary Policy Developments in Pakistan

April 24, 2006 // 10:30am11:30am
Asia Program
Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan

Negotiating For Peace in Sri Lanka: A Behind-the-Scenes Perspective on Mediating Conflict Resolution

April 20, 2006 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Visaka Dharmadasa, Founder and Chair of the Association of War-Affected Women and of Parents of Servicemen Missing in Action
Webcast

The Avian Flu Challenge in Southeast Asia: the Potential of Public-Private Partnerships

April 11, 2006 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Avian flu's global spread, coupled with its high human fatality rate, has catapulted the virus to the top of the public health agenda. Public-private partnerships have the potential to merge industry expertise, public interest, and financing for the effective delivery of services, drugs, and resources to the people and communities in need.

China's Search for Energy Security and Implications for the U.S

April 04, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
In the face of growing energy shortages and rising oil import dependence China has embarked on a global search for secure energy supplies and transport routes, in the process raising a number of serious U.S. policy concerns and new tensions in U.S.-China relations.

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