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Maria Ressa: 'More Than Ever the World Needs Independent Journalism'

NEW YORK, May 21, 2019 — Maria Ressa, co-founder and CEO of the Philippine publication Rappler, discusses her persecution under the regime of President Rodrigo Duterte and argues that press freedom has never been more threatened. Ressa spoke prior to the presentation of the 2019 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia to a team of reporters from the Associated Press. (4 min., 19 sec.)


Business
NEW YORK, June 3, 2009 - Microfinance and water management experts discuss innovative private-sector microfinance approaches to water management in the developing world.  (1 hr., 13 min.)
Business
Video Excerpt: Joe Madiath, founder and executive director of Gram Vikas, discusses the need for microfinance and the possibility of its becoming mainstream.
Policy
NEW YORK, June 1, 2009 - Abdullah Hussain Haroon, permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN, and George Rupp, president of the International Rescue Committee, discuss the IDP crisis with Asi
Policy
Video Excerpt: Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon addresses concerns about oversight of the financial aid currently coming into Pakistan. (2 min., 23 sec.)
Policy
NEW YORK, June 1, 2009 - Jeffrey Sachs explains what will be necessary for China and the United States to become fully committed partners in combating climate change. 
Policy
Video Excerpt: Jeffrey Sachs explains CCS, "carbon capture and sequestration," for the audience. (2 min., 7 sec.)
Arts
NEW YORK, May 21, 2009 -  Asia Society President Vishakha Desai discusses the complex relationships between curators and collectors in the 1960s, focusing on the decades of collaboration between Sherman Lee and t
Arts
Video Excerpt: Vishakha Desai describes the "first right of refusal" agreement between JDR 3rd and Sherman E. Lee in the 1960s. (4 min., 7 sec.)
Policy
Video Excerpt: Kanchan Chandra and Mira Kamdar respond to a question regarding population growth and public health services, during a discussion about the new Indian government.
Education

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2010 - U.S. Under Secretary of State Judith McHale discusses U.S.-China Relations and the important role of people-to-people connections. Excerpt. (1 min., 20 sec.)

Business
NEW YORK, May 18, 2009 - A panel of experts discuss where the new opportunities for private equity lie as it adapts through the financial crisis. (1 hr., 2 min.)
Business
NEW YORK, May 15, 2009 - Linda Rottenberg, CEO and co-founder of the non-profit organization Endeavor, discusses how entrepreneurs from emerging market countries are building high-impact companies.