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US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (R) with Sid Myer (L), Chairman Asia Society, in Melbourne on November 7, 2010. (William McCallum, Asialink)
Hillary Rodham Clinton: An Australian Conversation
In Melbourne, the US Secretary of State emphasizes "shared values" between America and Australia. more
Task Force principal advisor C. Peter Timmer shares report findings at the Ford Foundation in New York City on Sept. 27, 2010. (2 min., 32 sec.)
Partnering for Food Security in Asia
A newly released Asia Society/IRRI Task Force urges partnerships to address hunger and poverty in Asia. more
Child laborers in India
Child Workers in Asia
The CWA now brings together over 50 groups working on child labor in 14 countries. more
Village, Kaghan, Pakistan. (Umair Mohsin/Flickr)
"Things on the Ground" and Coalition-Building
Housing activist Somsook Boonyabancha on the value of learning from the bottom up. more
China is the largest manufacturer in the world. (DCvision2006/Flickr)
Manufacturing Malady: The Hidden Cost of a Product
Who or what is responsible for environmental harm caused by manufacturing practices? more
Pollution and power lines in northern China. (AdamCohn/Flickr)
Appetite for Energy: Working Together
How can countries balance building a strong economy with protecting the environment? more
New Ways of Speaking, and Thinking, About Asia
Arif Dirlik: 'The enhanced global visibility of peoples of Asian descent suggests that there is no outer boundary to the notion of Asia.' more
The Quest for Peace and Prosperity in the Asia-Pacific and Beyond
Speech by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea. more
071110-A-2013C-074 A paratrooper from 1st Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, watches as an aircraft flies overhead while dropping supplies in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, Nov 9. (soldiersmediacenter/Flickr)
The Global Perspective on the War on Terror
Experts discuss and offer critical viewpoint of US foreign policy. more
UNDP Human Development Report (onshi/Flickr)
Launch of the 2002 United Nations Development Program
"In individual human freedom lies the capacity for political participation, economic development and social progress." more