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Defining Global Competence

Watch a short, animated overview of Asia Society's definition of global competence. (1 min., 15 sec.)


Policy

NEW YORK, September 21, 2009 – South Korean President Lee Myung-bak presents his views on dealing with North Korea, free trade, and other issues in this talk at the Council on Foreign Relations, co-sponsored by the Asia Society.

Arts
NEW YORK, September 9, 2009 - Curator Salima Hashmi and several Hanging Fire artists discuss the work on display and its multifaceted portrayal of modern Pakistan. (2 min., 48 sec.)
Arts
NEW YORK, September 10, 2009 - Exhibition curator Salima Hashmi and three Hanging Fire artists discuss the growing opportunities for global communication and interaction among Pakistani artists. (2 min., 21 sec.)
Arts
 /  New York
Curator Salima Hashmi discusses the exhibition "Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan" with artists Rashid Rana, Asma Mundrawala, and Imran Qureshi.
Education

Delia Pompa (National Council of La Raza) discusses the opportunities and benefits of learning languages in afterschool programs. (3 min., 57 sec.)

Education

Ron Fairchild (CEO of the National Summer Learning Association) discusses the summer learning gap--academic setbacks over summer vacation--and how summer programs help young people explore their world and strengthen their interests and talents.

Education

Linda Darling-Hammond of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, talks about how other nations are investing in teaching learning as a major engine for academic success.

Education
For the United States to retain its comptetive edge in the global economy, should we emulate the strengths of rising world powers' education practices or capitalize on America's own track record? Are the common prescriptions for education reform the
Business
NEW YORK, July 8, 2009 - Parag Saxena, CEO of New Silk Road Partners, describes the impact of the fiscal year budget on Indian politics and business. (4 min., 2 sec.)
Policy
WASHINGTON, DC, June 25, 2009 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduces honoree Steven Chu, the US Secretary of Energy, at the Asia Society Washington Center's 2009 Awards Dinner. (1 min., 48 sec.)