- Win a Trip to New York City! Trans-Pacific Contest, Deadline April 30, 2105
ESSAY OR VIDEO TOPIC: What is the future of U.S.-Asia relations or of the United States and one of the Asian countries listed? Please use specific examples or stories to illustrate your points. Each entry must be a collaboration between a student who is a citizen of the United States and a student from one of the listed East Asian countries. DEADLINE: April 30, 2015.
- Pragmatic Overdose
The Obama administration is trying to redefine and energize U.S. global development policy, but so far their vision lacks creativity and clear ethics.
- Obama's ASEAN Policy Looks Auspicious
American diplomacy in Southeast Asia should strengthen ASEAN's regional prominence and push for an international forum to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
- Organ and Human Trafficking Intersect
An international framework for ethical organ transplantation could enable countries to coordinate shared information and interdiction strategies for curbing the illegal transplant tourism market.
- Managing Water Well
The economic stimulus bill signed this week by President Obama includes billions for water projects in the United States, but this is just a drop in the bucket when compared to the need for global water management.
- Electric Jeepneys Challenge a Philippine Icon
The Philippine passenger jeepney has started to shed its image as a smoke-belching, eardrum-busting public utility vehicle. Originally fashioned out of WWII American military jeeps, these colorful "kings of the road" are going green.
- Medical Tourism Causes Complications
Medical tourism has started to globalize an industry long considered immune to outsourcing, increasing the need to reform public health programs.
- The Debt of Dictators
The Debt of Dictators by filmmaker Erling Borgen is a good introduction to the central questions of Third World debt: Whose debt is it, and who is going to pay?
- Contraception Ban Harms Philippine Women
Evan O'Neil interviews Aya Fujimura-Fanselow of the Center for Reproductive Rights on the impact of a contraception ban in Manila.
- Who's to Blame for Brain Drain?
The lure of wealth and opportunity elsewhere leaves labor-exporting economies in a self-reinforcing bind: How to develop when the best and brightest routinely set out in search of greener pastures?
- John Haffner
Based in Hong Kong, John Haffner is a lawyer, advisor and entrepreneur with extensive experience in the cleantech, energy and infrastructure sectors in Canada and throughout Asia.
- Lucille Pilling
Dr. Lucille B. Pilling is a corporate social responsibility strategist with expertise in corporate sustainability and global public health.
- Aya Fujimura-Fanselow
Aya Fujimura-Fanselow is Legal Adviser for International Litigation and Advocacy in the International Legal Program at the Center for Reproductive Rights.
- Mark Raper
Father Mark Raper SJ AM is a Jesuit priest and president of the Jesuit Conference of East Asia and Oceania, based in Manila.
- Sheila Oviedo
Sheila Oviedo joined the GPI Global Internship for fall 2008. She is an M.S. candidate at the New School University's Graduate Program in International Affairs, concentrating on security and development.