China

Making Trouble in Asia and the Pacific

Click here to read: Peace and Economic Security Director Joseph Gerson's recent article in Truthout which provides essential background information on the evolution of the Japanese-Chinese-U.S. military tensions in Northeast Asia.

QUNO's 2011 work to Prevent Violent Conflict

The prevention of violent conflict is one of the principal charter objectives of the UN, yet the prevention discussion remains fragmented and lacking in focus. QUNO continues to raise awareness about local peacemaking initiatives in Myanmar and encourages a balanced approach to the region. The work with China and with other ‘rising power’ Member States continues to make significant progress. QUNO has been an active participant in policy discussions about the future direction of work on the prevention of violent conflict at the UN.

Challenging the Pivot: The U.S., China, & Alternatives to Asia-Pacific Militarization

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Save the Date!

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012, from 7:30 to 9PM

Jason Tower and Joseph Gerson will present

Challenging the Pivot: The U.S., China, & Alternatives to Asia-Pacific Militarization

at Episcopal Divinity School,  99 Brattle Street in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA

Save the date! Challenging the Pivot: The U.S., China, & Alternatives to Asia-Pacific Militarization

Save the Date!

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012, from 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Jason Tower and Joseph Gerson will present

Challenging the Pivot: The U.S., China, & Alternatives to Asia-Pacific Militarization

at Episcopal Divinity School,  99 Brattle Street in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA

Joseph Gerson in the Global Times, "Common security can calm turbulent sea"

Common security can calm turbulent sea

Global Times | December 19, 2011 22:06 
By Joseph Gerson

1942 Chinese Children's Art Work

Drawings obtained from various schools around Chengdu, (Sichuan) China by AFSC, 1941-1942.

International Day Of Peace Events

During the International Day of Peace on September 21, AFSC participated in events around the world to support the calls of many communities seeking peace.

Dalian, China

AFSC’s Joseph Gerson and Jason Tower spoke at the Northeast Asia Peace and Development Forum in Dalian. They were joined by Johan Galtung – a founder of the field of peace studies – and Song DaeSung of the Korean Sejong Institute.

Peace in Asia and the Pacific: Alternatives to Asia-Pacific Militarization

Friday, October 21, 2011 - 7:00pm - Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 6:00pm

Peace Asia Conference - Alpha Flyer 2

Peace in Asia and the Pacific Conference Flyer

Download the Peace in Asia and the Pacific Conference Flyer

Initiated by the American Friends Service Committee and the American University Nuclear Policy Institute

To register and for additional information: http://afsc.org/PeaceInAsiaPacific

The current conference agenda can be viewed here.
(download here)

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Mr. Prak Sun

His Excellency Mr. Prak Sun, Secretary of State of the Cambodia Ministry of Environment addresses participants in the AFSC sponsored EIA training in Cambodia.

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