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  • Asia Foundation Trustee James A. Kelly Recipient of Japanese Order of the Rising Sun Award

    18 juillet 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    San Francisco, July 17, 2017 — Earlier this year, the Japanese government announced Asia Foundation Trustee James Andrew Kelly as a recipient of the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star. This prestigious award, among Japan’s highest honors, is given to individuals who have made (...)
  • Asia Foundation Supports Timor-Leste Tourism Strategy

    17 juillet 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    July 17, 2017 — The Asia Foundation is pleased to support the efforts of the Government of Timor-Leste to advance the country’s tourism and economic development opportunities. Designed to take Timor-Leste to the global market, the inaugural official tourism campaign was unveiled by the Ministry (...)
  • Reuters : From Saving a Village to Fighting Aliens, Cambodian Books Show ‘Girls Can Do Anything’

    13 juillet 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    July 13, 2017 — Reuters News highlights The Asia Foundation’s e-book project designed to empower young girls and women. The book series is part of the “Let’s Read!” campaign in Cambodia. “The availability of original storybooks for children in Khmer is limited. Content related to the empowerment of (...)
  • Asia Foundation and DaNa Facility Launch New Program to Improve Subnational Business Environment in Myanmar

    12 juillet 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    Yangon, July 11, 2017 — The Asia Foundation and the DaNa Facility, implemented by DAI Europe, have launched a three-year U.K. Department for International Development (DFID)-funded program to improve state and regional competitiveness in Myanmar and promote sustainable and inclusive economic (...)
  • The Washington Post : For Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team, U.S. Visa Denial Was Last of Many Hurdles

    11 juillet 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    July 11, 2017 — The Washington Post features the Foundation’s girls’ scholarship program in an article on U.S. education visas and the social and cultural barriers to higher education in Afghanistan: Afghan families often oppose their daughters’ attending universities in Kabul or other cities, (...)
  • New York Minute : The Asia Foundation Helps Women Economically, Socially, and Politically

    7 juillet 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    July 7, 2017 — New York Minute Magazine profiles The Asia Foundation’s women’s empowerment programs: One of the main goals of TAF is to support women and promote gender equality. “We have transformed thousands of lives through evidence-based programs that focus on expanding women’s economic (...)
  • CNBC : APEC Connect App to Crack the Export Market

    7 juillet 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    July 7, 2017 — CNBC Reporter’s Notebook features the Foundation’s APEC Connect app challenge to help the region’s small businesses expand: Many unsung heroics took place during last month’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) trade ministers’ summit in Hanoi. There were diplomats and officials (...)
  • Girls Empowerment Storybook Collection Now Available from Let’s Read !

    3 juillet 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    July 3, 2017 — The Asia Foundation’s Let’s Read! initiative has released eight new, vibrantly illustrated children’s books with the theme “Girls Can Do Anything.” The Khmer-language collection features strong female lead characters who overcome obstacles with courage and ingenuity. In the stories, (...)
  • Contemporary Asian Perspectives on South-South Cooperation Published by Korea Development Institute

    30 juin 2017, par Mordecai Stayton
    San Francisco, June 30, 2017 — Twenty-first century aid has diversified beyond last century’s narrow parameters. Asia has become both a generator of huge development resources and an incubator for new ideas and practices. Recognizing this potential, The Asia Foundation’s Director for International (...)
  • Asian Perspectives : Fostering Private Sector Partnerships to Expand Economic Opportunities for Women

    28 juin 2017, par Heather MacClelland
    3:30 – 5:00 PM Reception to follow The Embassy of Australia 1601 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20036 Women in Asia face significant barriers in accessing economic opportunities, as entrepreneurs and within the workforce. Constraints include limited access to markets, finance, networks, and (...)

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