EWC Again Ranked Among Top Government-Affiliated Think Tanks Worldwide

the east-west center has again been ranked #4 in a university of pennsylvania institute’s 2019 list of best government-affiliated think tanks worldwide.

Five of the six fellows selected for the U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia Fellowship pose at the Center for Rule-making Strategies at Tama University
Launching Year 2: U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia Partnership in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship

six fellows from the u.s., japan, thailand, and the philippines attended their first program in tokyo, where they were greeted by crs visiting professor mr. akira igata. read about this year's cohort.

EWC Hosts 2020 Hawai'i Climate Conference

the state of hawai'i's 2020 climate conference was held at imin center jan. 13-14, featuring keynote speaker author david wallace-wells (pictured) and many others. click for video and info:

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Thai journalists at the East-West Center下分娱乐LG游戏In December, EWC's media exchange staff organized a week-long in Hawai'i for nine senior Thai security journalists sponsored by the US Embassy in Bangkok. The journalists met with a wide variety of US defense and disaster-management officials and experts, as well as local media.


Pacific Islands Leadership Program participants at their completion ceremonyThis year's 13 Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan fellows recently concluded their two-month program with a special in Taipei. Applications for the 2020 PILP program are being accepted through Feb. 29.


Pacific Island Toursim Fellows in VanuatuTen alumni of the Pacific Islands Tourism Professional Fellows Program recently gathered in Vanuatu to take part in an incubator workshop with several American counterparts and participate an international Sustainable Islands Tourism Conference on the island of Espiritu Santo.


Dr. James ScottMembers of the East-West Center’s Board of Governors have elected board member and former Punahou School President Dr. James K. Scott to succeed attorney Richard Turbin as the board’s chairman. The board also selected Bank of Hawai'i CEO Peter Ho as Hawai'i Vice Chair. ...more...

Pat HarrisonCorporation for Public Broadcasting President and CEO Patricia de Stacy Harrison spoke at EWC October 1, delivering a strong call for support of journalistic accuracy and fairness in a era of increasingly fractured digital audiences and media opinion "bubbles." Watch of Harrison's address.


Comparative country graph on new HIV infections in 2017With international resources and financial support for HIV programs in the region declining, researchers Tim Brown and Wiwat Peerapatanapokin write in a new East-West Wire commentary that it is more important than ever for prevention efforts to achieve maximum impact by targeting the key populations most at risk. ...more...

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