Archive for the 'ASEAN' Category

ASEAN 101: Economics and Trade: Key Trade Negotiations in the Southeast Asia Region

On June 4, 2013, the US-Asia Institute, the US-ASEAN Business Council, and the National Foreign Trade Council co-hosted a Capitol Hill Breakfast Forum on ASEAN: Economics and Trade: Key Trade Negotiations in the Southeast Asia Region. This is the 3rd panel in a four-part series focused on the importance of ASEAN to the United States, specifically highlighting the impact of trade
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ASEAN 101: The Role of Southeast Asia in the US Recovery: US Investments in ASEAN (Part II)

On May 13, 2013, the US-Asia Institute and the US-ASEAN Business Council co-hosted a Breakfast Capitol Hill Forum on ASEAN: The Role of Southeast Asia in the US Recovery and US Investments in ASEAN. This is the 2nd panel in a four-part series focused on the importance of ASEAN to the United States, specifically highlighting the impact of trade and
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The Asia-Pacific Moving Forward: Unrest, Uncertainty, and the Pivot

Thank you for joining us for an off-the-record briefing which addressed recent tensions in the Asia Pacific, including the territorial conflicts of the South China Sea and the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands, how these are affected by the US pivot towards the Asia Pacific, and what are some potential outcomes moving forward.  Speakers: Moderator: Ben Dolven, Congressional Research Service Japan Expert: Dr.
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Leadership in Transition: Myanmar

Experts examined the upcoming elections in Myanmar, economic effects of liberalization, and the impact the country’s potential pivot will have on relations with China and the U.S. Speakers Ms. Priscilla Clapp, Senior Advisor, Asia Society Mr. Brad Babson, Consultant on Asian Affairs Ms. Jennifer Quigley, Advocacy Director, US Campaign for Burma Moderator Dr. Michael Martin, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional
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