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Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific | 04/14/14
Robert D. Kaplan
No wonder the South China Sea is important to China, says Robert Kaplan. It's the Mediterranean of Asia, the center of international commerce, including energy shipments. Plus, if the Chinese control it and thus gain access to the Indian Ocean, China will have a two-ocean navy, transforming it in military terms from a regional power into a world power. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Essay on Ethics of Cybersecurity Wins Trans-Pacific Contest: Co-Authors from China (Stanford U) and U.S. (Oxford U) | 05/24/13
What is the greatest ethical challenge facing U.S.-Asia relations? In this unique contest, we challenged American and East Asian students to submit a joint essay or video to answer this question. Responses included the threat of cyber-war, sweatshops, human rights, censorship, neo-imperialism, and climate change. » News » Press Releases

Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles | 04/15/13
Ruchir Sharma
Which countries will be the next big thing? Most follow a four-point cycle, says Sharma: "You have economic crisis. They carry out economic reforms. After they carry out economic reforms, some sort of boom takes place. Then complacency sets in, and then you get back to having a crisis." So beware! Economic development is extremely hard to sustain. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Winners of the 2012 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, "Ethics for a Connected World" | 02/22/13
Carnegie Council announces the results of its annual International Student/Teacher Essay Contest. Winners are from Finland, India, Japan, Nigeria, the Philippines, Sweden, and the USA, with honorable mentions for essays from Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, and the USA. » News » Press Releases

"Traffic Lights" by By Jae Woo Jang | 02/21/13
At the age of 14, Sarina was tricked into becoming a sex slave--and there are hundreds of thousands of teenage girls just like her. What can we do to help? » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

Public Affairs: China's Search for Security | 02/19/13
Andrew J. Nathan
In this masterly and comprehensive talk, Andrew Nathan looks at the world from Beijing's viewpoint and sees a very challenging environment for China. He identifies four rings of security concerns: inside China's territory; its 24 surrounding countries; six regional systems; and the rest of the world. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

UN Population Fund Report | 11/16/11
Barbara Crossette, Joanne J. Myers
Now that the population has reached seven billion, most of the focus is on the numbers. In this report, however, Crossette explores individual stories around the world to shed light on such issues as aging populations, migration, and the desire of women for family planning. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

UN Population Fund Report | 11/16/11
Barbara Crossette, Joanne J. Myers
Now that the population has reached seven billion, most of the focus is on the numbers. In this report, however, Crossette explores individual stories around the world to shed light on such issues as aging populations, migration, and the desire of women for family planning. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Civil Resistance and Power Politics: The Experience of Non-violent Action from Gandhi to the Present | 12/04/09
Adam Roberts, Joanne J. Myers
Should civil resistance be seen as potentially replacing violence completely, or as a phenomenon that operates in conjunction with, and as a modification of, power politics? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Civil Resistance and Power Politics: The Experience of Non-violent Action from Gandhi to the Present | 11/25/09
Adam Roberts, Joanne J. Myers
Should civil resistance be seen as potentially replacing violence completely, or as a phenomenon that operates in conjunction with, and as a modification of, power politics? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Civil Resistance and Power Politics: The Experience of Non-violent Action from Gandhi to the Present | 11/23/09
Adam Roberts
Should civil resistance be seen as potentially replacing violence completely, or as a phenomenon that operates in conjunction with, and as a modification of, power politics? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

How East Asians View Democracy | 12/04/08
Andrew J. Nathan, Yun-han Chu, Joanne J. Myers
Nathan and Chu report on surveys in five new democracies (Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mongolia), one established one (Japan), and two nondemocracies (China and Hong Kong). » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

How East Asians View Democracy | 11/18/08
Andrew J. Nathan, Yun-han Chu
Nathan and Chu report on surveys in five new democracies (Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mongolia), one established one (Japan), and two nondemocracies (China and Hong Kong). » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

How East Asians View Democracy | 11/11/08
Andrew J. Nathan, Yun-han Chu, Joanne J. Myers
Nathan and Chu report on surveys in five new democracies (Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mongolia), one established one (Japan), and two nondemocracies (China and Hong Kong). » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Ethics of the Brain Drain in the Developing World: The Case of Philippine Health Professionals | 07/11/07
Federico Macaranas
Dr. Federico Macaranas uses the exodus of Philippine health professionals as a case study to show the ill effects of the brain drain on poor countries. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Ethics of the Brain Drain in the Developing World: The Case of Philippine Health Professionals | 07/11/07
Federico Macaranas
Dr. Federico Macaranas uses the exodus of Philippine health professionals as a case study to show the ill effects of the brain drain on poor countries. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

A Choice for Indigenous Communities in the Philippines | 04/27/04
Maurizio Farhan Ferrari, Dave de Vera
When an indigenous community is determined to protect its natural resources and rights, when a legal framework supports their rights, and when assistance is available from NGOs, effective action can obtain recognition of existing rights and protect local ecosystems. » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 2 No. 11 (Spring 2004): Environmental Rights » Online Exclusives

Monitoring Development Projects | 06/30/03
Francisca Kellett
Unmonitored development projects can lead to unfettered natural resource exploitation, ignoring the fact that indigenous peoples’ communal lands are the sources of their livelihoods and are crucial to their identities.  » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 2 No. 9 (Spring 2003): Making Human Rights Work in a Globalizing World » Online Exclusive

Caught in the Claws of the Rich: The Struggle of the Mapalad Farmers | 04/06/00
Josel Gonzales, Kaka Bag-ao and Azon Gaite-Llanderal
Even with legal knowledge and public support, the law is a double-edged sword: It protects the interests of the poor and implements reforms, but it also preserves the interests of the elite. How can the interests of the poor be advanced if the legal system is caught in the claws of the rich? » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 2, No. 2 (Spring 2000): Litigating Human Rights: Promise v. Perils » Articles

Waiting for Justice in the Marcos Litigation | 04/06/00
Ramon C. Casiple
The jury issued a guilty verdict against Ferdinand Marcos for the human rights crimes of forced disappearance, summary execution, and torture of some 10,000 Filipinos. But the litigation itself demonstrates that human rights law and international jurisdiction need strengthening. » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 2, No. 2 (Spring 2000): Litigating Human Rights: Promise v. Perils » Articles

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