The Preliminary Agenda for the 2011 Summit is available here.
The Reading List for the 2011 Summit can be accessed here.
2011 Summit Reading List
Session 1: Lessons in Leadership
- Bryant, Adam. “Does Your Team Have the Four Essential Types?” New York Times (2010)
- Drayton, Bill. “Everyone a Changemaker.” Innovations (2006)
- Yuwa, Hedrick-Wong. “The Three Paths-Meeting: Leadership Challenges in China and India.” Leadership in Action (2006)
Session 2: Out of Iran
Session 3: The Future of Inequality in the Asia-Pacific Region and How to Address It
- Bermeo, Nancy. “Does Electoral Democracy Boost Economic Equality?” Journal of Democracy (2009)
- Kark, Arjun K. “Addressing Issues of Poverty and Inequality through Democracy.” World Forum for Democratisation in Asia (2009)
- Kirk, Donald. “OECD warns Korea of Inequality Challenge.” Asia Times Online (2011)
- Montlake, Simon. “Gender inequality costs Asia $47 billion annually.” The Christian Science Monitor (2011)
- NZ Herald. “Inequality major hurdle in Asia’s race to prosperity.” (2011)
- Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN. “Filipinos leads in income inequality in Asia.” (2011)
- Wade, Matt. “Riding first class on Asia’s middle class.” Sydney Morning Herald (2011)
- Wall Street Journal. “The Wealth of Asians.” (2011)
- Wan, Guanghua and Sebastian, Iva. “Poverty in Asia and the Pacific: An Update.” Asian Development Bank (2011)
- Wang Feng. “The End of ‘Growth with Equity’? Economic Growth and Income Inequality in East Asia.” East West Center (2011)
- Wheatley, Alan. “Asian Economies Recalibrate to Address Inequality.” New York Times (2011)
Session 4: Breakouts
Breakout 1: The Young, the Old, and the Restless: How should Asia deal with its Demographic Dilemma?
- Asahi. “Japan needs to open its doors wider for foreign workers.” (2011)
- BBC. “Ageing populations could hurt Asian growth, says ADB” (2011)
- Durodie, Bill. “The Benefits of an Aging Population in Asia.” Jarkata Globe (2010)
- East West Center. “Asia’s Aging Population.”
- Jackson, Richard. “The Global Aging Preparedness Index.” Center for Strategic and International Studies, (2010)
- Lee, Sang-Hyop and Mason, Andrew and Park, Donghyun. “Why Does Population Aging Matter So Much for Asia? Population Aging, Economic Security, and Economic Growth in Asia.” ERIA (2011)
- Mrsnik, Marko. “Standard & Poor’s: Global Aging 2010: An Irreversible Truth.” Council on Foreign Relations (2010)
- National Academy of Sciences. “Rapid Population Aging Will Raise Critical Challenges for Asian Governments.” (2011)
- Wade, Matt. “From demographic dividend to deficit.” Sydney Morning Herald (2011)
Breakout 2: Can Asia develop a sustainable energy policy?
- McKinsey & Company. “Environmental and Energy Sustainability: An Approach for India.” (2009)
- Peimani, Hooman. “Nuclear Energy in Asia: A Post-Fukushima Perspective.” Journal of Energy Security (2011)
- Schearf, Daniel. “Southeast Asia Nuclear Power Plans Unfazed by Japan Emergency.” Voice of America (2011)
- UN Global Compact. “A New Era of Sustainability.” Accenture (2010)
- Wong, Edward. “Plan for China’s Water Crisis Spurs Concern” New York Times (2011)
Breakout 3: Is corruption hampering Asia’s development? If so, what can be done to stop it?
- Corben, Ron. “UN Asia Pacific Chief: Corruption Feeding Poverty, Halting Social Development.” Voice of America (2011)
- Drury, A. Cooper, and Krieckhaus, Jonathan, and Lusztig, Michael. “Corruption, Democracy, and Economic Growth.” International Political Science Review, republished by SAGE. (2006)
- Haider, Mehtab. “Corruption, political instability major constraints in South Asia.” The News, (2011)
- Manila Bulletin. “Aquino’s War on corruption lauded.” (2011)
- Marshall, Andrew. “How Corruption is Holding Asia Back.” TIME Magazine (2010)
- Quah, Jon S.T. “Curbing Asian Corruption: An Impossible Dream?” Current History (2006)
- Syed, Saira. “Asia counts the cost of corruption.” BBC (2011)
Breakout 4: Should Asia feed itself before thinking about civil rights?
- Chang Yu-tzung and Zhu Yunhan and Pak, Chong-min. “Authoritarian Nostalgia in Asia.” Journal of Democracy (2007)
- Dalton, Russell J. and Nhu-Ngoc T. Ong. “Authority Orientations and Democratic Attitudes: A Test of the ‘Asian Values’ Hypothesis.” Japanese Journal of Political Science (2005)
- Thompson, Mark R. “Pacific Asia after ‘Asian Values’: Authoritarianism, Democracy, and ‘Good Governance.” Third World Quarterly (2004)
Break out 5: Will social media transform the Asian political landscape? Should it?
- Alexanian, Janet A. “Eyewitness Accounts and Political Claims: Transnational Responses to the 2009 Postelection Protests in Iran.” Republished by Project MUSE
- Bennett, Isabella. “Media Censorship in China.” Council on Foreign Relations (2011)
- Clinton, Hillary. “Secretary Clinton’s Speech on Internet Freedom” Speech Transcript (2011).
- Fitzpatrick, Michelle. “Social media use soars in flood-hit Thailand.” AFP (2011)
- Larmer, Brook. “Where an Internet Joke Is Not Just a Joke.” New York Times (2011)
- Ross, Alec. “Internet Freedom: Historic Roots and the Road Forward.” SAIS Review. Republished by Project MUSE (2010)
- Sharma, Rupak D. “Social media and politics.” Asia News Network (2011)
- Simpson, Peter. “China Likely to Ignore Clinton’s Internet Freedom Speech.” Voice of America (2011)
Breakout 6: What are the biggest impediments to the development of Asia’s next generation women leaders? How can they be overcome?
- APEC. “Ministerial Statements: 2011 High Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy.” (2011)
- Asia Society. “Developing Next Generation Women Leaders Across the Asia Pacific Region.” (2011)
- Ayaan-Hirsi, Ali. “International Not-All-Women’s Day.” American Enterprise Institute (2010)
- Hollingsworth/Corbis, Jack. “Tradition and Change in Marriage and Family Life.” East West Center
- International Labour Organization. “Window of opportunity for Asia to improve gender equality at work.” (2011)
- Sharma, Ritu and Keefe, Joe. “A Solution For A Struggling Economy: Gender Equality.” Forbes (2011)
- Supp, Barbara. “Can Globalization Help Women out of Traditional Roles.” Spiegel Online (2009)
- UNDP. “Power, Voice and Rights: A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific.”