Education & Exchange

In August 2013, forty students from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) completed six-week internships at various governmental and civil society organizations all over the United States through the USAID-funded Assessment and Strengthening Program (ASP).

Asians and Immigration

by Damien Tomkins and Grace Ruch
Asians comprised almost 35 percent of the total number of naturalized U.S. citizens and over 40 percent of new legal permanent residents in 2012, according to data from the Department of Homeland Security.

Citizen Diplomats in the Digital Age

by Anoushka Yousuf
In the July/August 2013 issue of the Diplomatic Courier, Adam Kaplan from Sister Cities International writes an editorial on the growing importance of community diplomacy which explains the increasing value of “citizen diplomats”.

Americans Abroad in ASEAN

by Evan Roe
How many United States citizens live in Southeast Asia? This seemingly simple question turns out to be surprisingly difficult, if not impossible, to answer.

ASEAN and US Cities "Link" to Address Climate Change

by Evan Roe
Seven ASEAN cities will send delegations to the Climate Leadership Academy (CLA) program in Jakarta on August 13-15, jointly run by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC), two US-based nonprofits.