Sunday, May 23, 2021

Monday Asia Events, May 24, 2021

 Noon-1:00pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Chinese Foreign Policy Project, China Program, Stimson. Speakers: Scott Morris, Director of the US Development Policy Initiative, Co-Director of Sustainable Development Finance, and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; Lex Rieffel, Non-Resident Fellow, East Asia Program, Stimson; Yun Sun, Senior Fellow and Co-Director, East Asia Program, Stimson. 

THE NEXT PHASE: COVID-19. Noon-1:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsors: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Bob Schieffer College of Communication, Texas Christian University (TCU). Speakers: Julie Louise Gerberding, Executive Vice President and Chief Patient Officer, Merck; Gary Edson, President, COVID Collaborative; J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS; Moderator: H. Andrew Schwartz, Chief Communications Officer, CSIS. 

MALCOLM GLADWELL, AUTHOR, THE BOMBER MAFIA: A DREAM, A TEMPTATION, AND THE LONGEST NIGHT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR.1:00pm (EDT) LIVE STREAM. Sponsor: Washington Post Live. Speakers: Malcolm Gladwell, author with Washington Post columnist David Ignatius. PURCHASE BOOK:

BUILDING THE ALLIANCE BACK BETTER: TAKEAWAYS FROM THE BIDEN-MOON SUMMIT. 2:00pm (EDT). LIVESTREAM. Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI). Speakers: Mark Tokola, Vice President, KEI; Troy Stangarone, Senior Director and Fellow, KEI; Kyle Ferrier, Fellow and Director of Academic Affairs, KEI; Juni Kim, Senior Manager for Operations and Technology, KEI; Moderator: Yong Kwon, Director of Communications, KEI.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS: HUMAN RIGHTS: HOW TO NAVIGATE BUSINESS RISKS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN—A BUSINESS AND LEGAL PERSPECTIVE. 18:00-19:30 (JST). WEBINAR. Sponsors: Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS), Temple University Japan (TUJ); Beasley School of Law, TUJ. Speakers: Akiko Sato, Japan Representative and Researcher, Business and Human Rights Resource Center, and Founder and Steering Committee Member, Business and Human Rights Lawyers Network, and Deputy Secretary-General, Human Rights Now; Romain Caillaud, Principal, SIPA Partners, and Associate Fellow, Myanmar Studies Programme, ISEAS; Takayuki Kitajima, General Counsel, Business Integrity Officer, Unilever Japan Holdings, K.K.; Moderator: William J. Swinton, Director of International Business Studies, TUJ.

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