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The Power of Global Competence

January 27, 2016  — In today’s interconnected world, the ability to appreciate diverse cultures, analyze complex international issues, and understand foreign languages is essential. A future of peace and prosperity depends on ensuring a high-quality 21st century education for the next generation. Learn why global competence is a critical component of that education and how Asia Society is working to ensure that all students become successful global citizens of the world. (2 min., 45 sec.)

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Policy
 /  New York
Daniel Russel, Jamie Horsley, Aaron Halegua, and Min Ye discuss Russel's new report on how China can achieve better outcomes in its landmark initiative.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Winston Lord speaks with Orville Schell about his new book about the former secretary of state.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
U.S. Representatives Grace Meng and Andrew Kim share their unique experiences, perspectives, and lessons learned throughout their journey in politics.
Arts
 /  New York
Join the principal members of the creative team, including the Metropolitan Opera's Tian Hao Jiang, as they perform excerpts from and discuss a new opera by composer Tang Jianping.
Current Affairs
 /  Switzerland
James Crabtree and Ruth Kattumuri discuss the outcome and implications of the elections.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Anna Fifield and Daniel Russel discuss why Kim Jong Un has gone to such lengths to maintain his nuclear program in spite of international pressure to give it up.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Anna Fifield discusses her new book with Daniel Russel.
Policy
 /  New York
Daniel Russel lays out a series of recommendations for how China's signature initiative can produce better outcomes for everyone.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times discusses the role of human rights in contemporary China in the decades following the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Discussing the Tiananmen Square massacre, author Zha Jianying and Arthur Ross Director Orville Schell debate whether China could ever learn to address its own atrocities.
Current Affairs
 /  Switzerland
In view of India’s most pressing issues James Crabtree and Shaila Seshia Galvin will discuss the implications of the election.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The writer and journalist recounts the "sense of innocence and solidarity" she witnessed among bystanders, even as people were being shot in front of their eyes.