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Mapping the Nation (Complete)

WASHINGTON, DC, November 18, 2013 — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Asia Society Vice President for Education Tony Jackson and other officials at the U.S. Department of Education introduce the Asia Society interactive project Mapping the Nation, which makes a case for a globally competent workforce and citizenry. (1 hr., 29 min.)

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Policy
 /  India
Panelists at the 2013 summit identify critical issues affecting women and sketch out an action plan for addressing those concerns.
Business
 /  New York
Zaw Oo, Anoop Singh, and Suzanne DiMaggio assess what steps need to be taken next to bolster Myanmar's economy.
Business
 /  New York
An international panel of experts looks at the transition underway in Myanmar, highlighting the country's economic and political outlook.
William Dalrymple describes how his research in Afghanistan underscored parallels between the first Western occupation in the 1840s and NATO's more recent involvement there.
William Dalrymple on the first Western invasion.
Full concert: Cambodian long-neck guitar master Kong Nay performs at Asia Society New York.
Arts
 /  New York
Three of Cambodia’s most prominent contemporary artists reflect on the situation of the arts in Cambodia today.
Policy
Indian Ambassador Shyam Saran explains why he views "free and fair" elections as crucial to Afghanistan's future stability.
Policy
Ambassador Shyam Saran outlines India's regional foreign policy in light of the impending American drawdown from Afghanistan.
Drawing on stories from Afghanistan, Nepal and India, a panel focuses on the importance of educating girls and young women.
Lifestyle
 /  New York
Asia Society New York offers a step-by-step look at the making of its signature cocktail.
Business
 /  New York
Joseph Stiglitz discusses the threat rising inequality poses to stability and growth, and outlines how both China and the U.S. are responding (or not) to that threat,