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WASHINGTON D.C, October 2, 2017 — Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd moderates a discussion between former national security advisor to the Prime Minister of India Shivshankar Menon and the Vietnam's Ambassador to the United States Pham Quang Vinh about regional security concerns about Asia. The conversation referenced a new ASPI report on the subject. (1 hr., 28 min.)
China’s buildup of air and naval capability in the South China Sea shows no signs of abating. If anything, the pace since last summer has accelerated, and the Chinese attitude is more belligerent. Will the economic slowdown, signs of political instability, and US and allied military pushback give China pause or will it double down in the historic race for regional hegemony? Jonathan Pollack, Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institution David Shear, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Cui Tiankai, Ambassador of China to the United States Moderator: Gordon Lubold, Pentagon Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
From 3 to 5 November at the Crown Convention Centre in Perth, the most significant bilateral conference between Germany and Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region will redefine the depth of economic linkages between our countries and the wider region. Political and business leaders will explore new investment and trade opportunities with a special focus on growth in the Asia-Pacific. Find out more and register at aprcperth2017.com
Helen Clark, Head of the United Nations Development Programme and a candidate for the United Nations’ Secretary General Office, speaks about sustainable development, Syria, conflict prevention, trends in the Asia-Pacific region, and Russia. Read more:
APEC member economies account for 40 percent of the world's population and generate 53 percent of the global economic output. Two years ago, APEC members agreed to take steps towards regional integration with a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP). Check the video to find out more about FTAAP. Subscribe to us on Youtube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download for IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cctvnewschina Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTVNEWS Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CCTVNEWSbeijing Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
NEW YORK, September 24, 2014 — Stating that it's time for Vietnam to assume the mantle of a "proactive regional actor," Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh argues for how his country can contribute to greater stability in the Asia Pacific region, in particular by supporting ASEAN-led solutions to tensions in the South China Sea and elsewhere. Watch the complete program: http://scty.asia/1rvVzMe 2014 United Nations General Assembly at Asia Society: http://scty.asia/1rvVAjf
NEW YORK, December 13, 2017 — Hassan Abbas, Rana Foroohar, Evan Medeiros, and Kevin Rudd participate in Asia Society’s year-end tradition of predicting what’s in store for Asia in 2018. The conversation was moderated by Tom Nagorski. (1 hr., 26 min.)
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National REDD+ processes are changing the rules of the game for Civil Society (CSO) and Indigenous Peoples’ (IP) representatives by creating space for positive engagement with government representatives. Sixteen CSO, IP and government representatives from seven countries participated in the UN-REDD Programme’s Asia-Pacific Regional Exchange among CSO and IP representatives and leaders over 7-8 May 2015, in Bangkok to share their experiences and lessons learned on CSO and IP engagement, as well as to highlight areas for improvement.
Chair of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission and Assistant Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Philippines, Marcial Amaro provides an update on forestry in the region as well as recommendations for improvement. Read morehttp://www.fao.org/asiapacific/apfc/en/ Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
The video features the Internet inspiration in the lives of individuals across Asia-Pacific. It is produced with the help of ISOC chapters in Asia-Pacific and truly depicts importance of the Internet in people's lives - from a small Kid to an old Mother !
The Asia Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS) is a scientific research and presentation meeting and competition for students in the Asia Pacific region. The purpose of this conference is to provide opportunity for students to share their research work with other students in a strong but friendly competitive atmosphere. Within such an environment, students of junior and senior high school levels will be encouraged to deliver as high as possible quality research, particularly in: 1. Conducting research work, 2. Delivering scientific presentations, 3. Handling discussions, and 4. Writing research reports concerning their own results. All presentations and the exhibition of all research work will be examined by a panel of International Jury members. Research work will be categoriz...