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We are delighted to announce that the Asian Economic Forum is launching its first Annual Lecture to be named as the:

Nineteenth Amendment Annual Lecture
supporting Women’s Right, Educational Equality and Economic Policy Leadership

This Annual Lecture aims to celebrate the upcoming Centennial adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution which guaranteed that all women who are citizens of the United States have the right to vote in state and federal elections.

We hope that by establishing this Nineteenth Amendment Annual Lecture, we can inspire the next generation women leaders in Asia to be change agents to further help support Women’s Right, Educational Equality and Economic Policy Leadership.

Delivering this first annual Lecture will be Dr. Thet Thet Khine, Member of Parliament, House of Representatives & Founder of the People’s Pioneer Party, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Date: Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Time: 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm
Venue: Freedom Hall
American Center Yangon
Yangon, Myanmar

Admission: All are welcome.

About: The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

We are pleased to announce the formation of the Macroeconomics, Trade & Investment Policy Group within the Indo-Pacific Dialogue initiative at the Asian Economic Forum

We are also delighted to be releasing our first Policy Paper titled:

Four economic building blocks for a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific”

We are also thankful to all the global policy stakeholders that engaged with us during the week of November 18th, 2019 in Washington D.C.

The Asian Economic Forum is embarking on a journey to explore how economic policies in Asia could meaningfully impact Climate Change.

Our immediate focus of conversations will be initially in South East Asia.

Climate Change Economics is the name of our Policy Group wherein we are embarking on a series of discussions that encompass the challenges associated with Climate Change in South East Asia.

The next subsequent stakeholder discussion on Climate Change Economics is to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam – dates and location to be announced soon.

We are pleased to have launched our Discussion Series titled “Engagement with Policy Stakeholders” and  Editorially supported the Myanmar Economic Forum on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

The subject of the Discussion was: Myanmar 2020 and Beyond.

We are extremely pleased by the attendance and engagement which focused primarily on the virtues of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance issues and the path towards national legislation for this cause.

Non-Resident Fellowships

To highlight valuable data, insights and perspectives to policy makers within the Asia geography and beyond, we are in the process of bringing together a small group of domain experts and practitioners as Non-Resident Fellows to the Asian Economic Forum.

The first of these Non-Resident Fellows will be collaborating from within the:

Climate Change Policy Group & Renewable Energy Policy Group at Climate Change Economics

As proponents for long term sustainable economic development and advancement of Asian economies and the stability of their underlying financial markets, the Asian Economic Forum initiated in 2018 the first Indo-Pacific Dialogue to gain valuable insights and perspectives on the US engagement strategy for this region.

The first Indo-Pacific Dialogue took place on Friday, December 07th, 2018 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

A short video at: https://youtu.be/K_iI9u3h7QA   (Video Credits).

A White Paper of this initiative is now available in the form of an Executive Summary accompanied by Contributing Notes and a related Policy Paper.

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