Asia

Changing Norms for Gender Equality

March 20, 2015 by Jeni Klugman
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As we mark the twentieth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, we have much to celebrate, from the global progress over the past two decades in reducing poverty, but we still have far to go to achieve gender equality around the world.

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The Evolution of Nonviolent Resistance

March 17, 2015 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Serbian democracy activists Srdja Popovic and Slobodan Djinovic discuss innovations in repression and resistance, the complexities of nonviolence and violent extremism, and the future of the scholarship and practice of nonviolence.

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Can the World Learn from America’s Approach to Nuclear Energy?

March 4, 2015 by Ryota Ozawa and Rie Yamada
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Strategic partnership between the public and government based on participation and representation can provide many insights to other nations looking to manage the political debate and risks around nuclear power.

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Economic Resilience Will Be Determined By the Chinese People

February 5, 2015 by David Wolf
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A credit crunch and economic slowdown in China is more than just a matter for domestic concern in the People’s Republic: the PRC is now so integrated into the global political economy that the implications of such a crisis would be global, and possibly severe.

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