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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
A new issue paper published by the Asia Society Policy Institute argues that the U.S. should employ a collaborative approach to dealing with China's state-led economic model.
Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
Marita Cheng accepts an Asia Game Changer West Award at the 2019 Gala in San Francisco, California. Cheng was previously honored at the Game Changer Awards in New York in 2016.
Education
 /  Northern California
Dr. Samuel So of the Stanford Liver Center is the first honoree to accept the Asia Game Changer West Award at the 2019 Gala in San Francisco, California.
Current Affairs
 /  Switzerland
Experts participate in a discussion on China's landmark economic and foreign policy initiative.
Current Affairs
 /  Switzerland
Experts discuss China's landmark economic and foreign policy initiative.
Arts
 /  India
Kito De Boer and Akshay Chudasama discuss the motivations and experiences of collectors in a conversation moderated by Robin Dean.
Current Affairs
 /  India
A discussion between Abhijit Banerjee and Gaurav Gupta on Banerjee's new documentary and the state of democracy in India.
Policy
 /  India
A discussion on the future of Mumbai's infrastructure and global best practices in urban development and policy.
Current Affairs
 /  India
A panel discussion considers the lessons of the new book Indian Fiscal Federalism.
Policy
 /  New York
Panelists discuss a landmark new study documenting the rise of Chinese philanthropy and the possible consequences for international development.
Education
 /  India
A panel discussion on teacher education considers effective measures for improving the quality of teaching in India.
Arts
 /  New York
Asia Society presents the second part of a world premiere performance by percussionist and composer Susie Ibarra, featuring dancer and choreographer Souleymane Badolo and instrumentalists from the DreamTime Ensemble.