Hanoi – Yesterday President Obama formally announced that Fulbright University Vietnam will begin operation in the fall of 2016. In remarks at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, President Obama said “now that the government of Vietnam has granted the necessary license, we can say that Fulbright University Vietnam -- this country’s first nonprofit, independent university -- can move forward and open its doors and welcome its first class this fall.”
Cambridge, MA -- Today the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, a leading research center at the Harvard Kennedy School announced it has signed an agreement with China's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to bring up to two senior level Ministry officials to Cambridge as visiting scholars at the Center starting in the fall of 2016.
Cambridge, MA -- The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, a leading research center at the Harvard Kennedy School, today launched China’s Most Generous, a groundbreaking new initiative on China’s philanthropic sector. The interactive site examines China’s contemporary philanthropic landscape by analyzing the background and giving of China’s most generous individuals.
Cambridge, MA – Today, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School is pleased to announce a generous gift from the Dalio Foundation to support the establishment of the Center's new China Philanthropy Project. The project enables a range of activities that support the recently launched China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI) in Shenzhen, China, and will build talent within China’s charitable organizations and provide an important platform for international cooperation.
The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, a research center at the Harvard Kennedy School today announced the appointment of former Indonesian Finance Minister Dr. Muhamad Chatib Basri, as senior fellow.
Cambridge, Mass. – Today the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation announced it will host the fifth annual China Goes Global conference Sunday, October 2 through Tuesday, October 4, 2011. Held at Harvard Kennedy School, this international research conference will convene over 100 participants from government, academic, nonprofit, and business sectors to present original, multi-disciplinary research on China’s globalization. Read more about Ash Center Hosts Fifth Annual China Goes Global Conference
Business, academic and government leaders to discuss China’s rapid economic growth and its implications for the New England economy
Cambridge, Mass. – China Rising: Implications for the New England Regional Economy Natixis Global Asset Management and the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School will host a high level discussion on the factors driving the rapid expansion of China’s economy and its current and future impact on the nation and region’s economic climate. The IMF predicts China’s economy will surpass that of America by 2016 Read more about Harvard Kennedy School and Natixis to Host China Panel
Cambridge, Mass. – The fourth annual China Goes Global conference will be held at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University October 6-8, 2010. Hosted by the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, this event will convene scholars, business executives, and students from around the world to present original research on the political, economic, cultural, and social dimensions of the China’s globalization. Read more about China Goes Global Conference Convenes at Harvard
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Cambridge, Mass. – Formerly an authoritarian state, Indonesia has made impressive gains over the last 10 years as the world’s first majority Muslim, multi-party democracy. The country’s successes and challenges as a new democracy are the subject of the new report titled “From Reformasi to Institutional Transformation: A Strategic Assessment of Indonesia’s Prospects for Growth, Equity, and Democratic Governance.” Read more about New Ash Center Report Lauds Successes, Proposes Reforms for Indonesia
Rajawali Foundation Establishes Institute for Asia and Indonesia Program
Cambridge, Mass. – At a time of tremendous economic growth and political transformation throughout East Asia, the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University has announced a $20.5 million gift to launch an important new initiative designed to expand and strengthen the School’s support for policy research and educational programming in Asia. Read more about Ash Center Receives $20.5 Million Gift from the Rajawali Foundation