In April, The Asia Foundation hosted the 2017 class of the Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Emerging Leadership for Asia’s Future program in Seoul, Korea. Coming together for the first time as a community of young changemakers representing 12 Asian countries, the 2017 Development Fellows participated in a customized Leadership Training Program in Korea at the Korea Development Institute... View details ⇨
Today we celebrate International Girls in ICT Day by highlighting 4 girls empowerment stories from our last Let’s Read! E-Book Hackathon in Phnom Penh and the talented women who created them. These forthcoming e-books will be available on digital libraries throughout Cambodia. Learn more at [ Asiafoundation.org Link ]. #girlsinict
The Young Lotus Circle, a diverse group of young professionals who support The Asia Foundation's Women's Empowerment program, gathered on April 20, 2017 to raise funds for innovative programs that benefit women and girls in developing Asia. The fifth annual Young Lotus Circle Soiree was held at Klein Sun Gallery in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, noted for its program of cutting-edge... View details ⇨
As #Laos develops, the country now faces a mounting waste management challenge. Last year, we launched this new campaign that inspires people to stop littering and to start recycling and composting. [ Bit.ly Link ] #earthday
The World Bank is pleased to release the 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals. With over 150 maps and data visualizations, the new publication charts the progress societies are making towards the 17 SDGs. The Atlas is part of the World Development Indicators (WDI) family of products that offe...
Last week, The Asia Foundation hosted the 2017 class of the Asia Foundation Development Fellows in Seoul, Korea. Coming together for the first time as a community of young changemakers representing 12 Asian countries, the 2017 Development Fellows participated in a customized Leadership Training Program. Read more:
South Asia has the dubious distinction of being the fastest-growing and second-largest region for human trafficking in the world, with India at the epicentre. Diya Nag blogs from Delhi on what's being done.