Asia Events

Hunger and Human Rights: The Politics of Famine in North Korea

September 26, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Andrew Natsios, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development;Marcus Noland, Institute for International Economics;Gordon Flake, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Parks for Peace or Peace for Parks? Issues in Practice and Policy

September 12, 2005 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
An ECSP conference explores the rhetoric and reality of peace parks. Drawing on future plans and successful projects in southern Africa, Kashmir, and the Korean peninsula, the speakers debated whether peace parks can protect the environment and promote conflict resolution.

Politics and Power of Environmental NGOs in Taiwan and Mainland China

September 02, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
with Gerald A. McBeath, University of Alaska Fairbanks and Tse-Kang Leng, National Chengchi University Taipei

Afghanistan's Emerging Health Portrait: A Dialogue with Afghanistan's Minister of Public Health

August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Middle East Program
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.

The Asian Diplomatic Process

August 03, 2005 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Kishan S. Rana, Public Policy Scholar, The Wilson Center; former Indian Ambassador; and Professor Emeritus, Foreign Service Institute (New Delhi)

Doing Business in China

July 25, 2005 // 9:00am5:00pm
Asia Program
J. Stapleton Roy, managing director, Kissinger and Associates, Inc.;John Frisbie, president, U.S-China Business Council;Jerome A. Cohen, partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Audry Li, partner, Concord & Partners, Shanghai;Nicholas Howson, University of Michigan Law School;Mary Gallagher, University of Michigan;Roy Sheldon, former vice president & director, Staff Operations for Emerging Markets, ITT Industries;Kurt Reisenberg, managing director, Corporate Executive Board;Alisha Morgan, practice manager, Corporate Executive Board;Steven Xiang, managing partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges, Shanghai;Clarence Kwan, national managing partner, U.S./Chinese Services Group, Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Military, Inc.: The Political Economy of Militarization in Pakistan

June 21, 2005 // 10:00am12:00pm
Asia Program
Ayesha Siddiqa, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar; Itty Abraham, Social Science Research Council;James C. Mulvenon, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis

Beyond Pandas: Animal and Habitat Protection Activism in China

June 15, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Described by The Wall Street Journal as an "energetic evangelist for the environment," Wen Bo is one of his generation's most active and well-respected environmental leaders.

Partnership in the Pacific: U.S.-Australia Cooperation and Asia

June 01, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Zachary Abuza, Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace;Michael Evans, Land Warfare Studies Centre, Royal Military College of Australia;Thomas-Durell Young, Center for Civil-Military Relations, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey

The Role of the National Oil Companies in China's International EnergyPolicy

May 26, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
China Environment Forum
The China Environment Forum and STAGE co-sponsor a seminar on China's national oil companies and energy cooperation in Northeast Asia, featuring researchers from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee, Scotland.

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