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UN 2030: Rebuilding Order in a Fragmenting World
In his capacity as Chair of The Independent Commission on Multilateralism, ASPI President Kevin Rudd published a report with recommendations for the next UN Secretary General. more

The Sanctions Paradox: North Korea, Inc.’s Accumulated Learning in Evading Sanctions (Complete)

North Korea expert John Park discusses the efficacy of sanctions imposed by the United Nations on the Hermit Kingdom. more
South Korean President Park Geun-hye addresses the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 28, 2015 at the United Nations in New York. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)
United Nations General Assembly
Every year during the convening of the United Nations General Assembly in September, Asia Society provides a forum for high-profile discussions with top officials throughout the region. View our complete events schedule. more
U.S. Marines amphibious assault vehicles speed past a landing ship during an amphibious landing exercise on April 21, 2015 as part of annual Philippine-U.S. joint maneuvers some 137 miles east of the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea — an area contested by China and the Philippines. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)

Surveys Found Majority of Chinese Actually Supported South China Sea Arbitration

China's government has rejected and condemned international arbitration of its maritime disputes — so why do polls suggest that the Chinese population recently felt differently? more
Vietnamese nationals mount a protest rally against China's territorial claims in the Spratlys group of islands in the South China Sea on July 12, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)

After the Ruling — What's Next in the South China Sea?

Asia Society experts discuss what will follow the international tribunal's rebuke of China's maritime claims. more
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon addresses the crowd at the conclusion of the Brussels-Asia Society Dialogue at the Royal Palace of Brussels on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (befocus)
Ban Ki-Moon Urges 'Global Cooperation' at Conclusion of Asia Society Dialogue in Brussels
"We should think of ourselves as one humanity with a shared responsibility,” the United Nations head said. more
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How 'Global Citizenship' Education Can Fill the Skilled Workers Gap

"Non-cognitive" skills such as critical thinking and creativity are just as vital as traditional skills in helping 21st century students. more