The Global Economic Crisis: Impacts and Responses in Asia.”

> Dear Users

> The East-West Center, Honolulu is inviting applications from dynamic English-speaking Asia Pacific leaders, aged mid-20s to late 30s, for the 19th New Generation Seminar (NGS), October 4-18, 2009.

> The NGS is a two-week education and dialogue program to build networks and promote understanding of regional issues among the rising generation of leaders in the United States and Asia Pacific. This year’s program will be held in Honolulu, Seoul and Hanoi on the theme of “The Global Economic Crisis: Impacts and Responses in Asia.”

> Through a grant from the Freeman Foundation, which has funded the NGS since 1996, the East-West Center covers all air and ground travel, and modest meals, lodging and other per diem expenses for the participants related to the two-week period of the program.

> One may apply through the EWC website: www.eastwestcenter.org/ngs. The program primarily targets political leaders, but also includes leaders in law, media, business and non-governmental organizations whose work has an influence on policy and decision-making.

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