Apisra "Annie" Srivanich-Raper, one of the six Thai American National interns this year, writes about her experience in Washington, D.C. this summer. Annie grew up in southeaster Idaho and attended the College of Idaho.
The 106th congressional staff delegation hosted by the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs learns about Chinese culture in Gansu Province. The delegation will return from China this week, having spent ten days in Beijing, Shanghai, and Gansu Province.
The 106th congressional staff delegation hosted by the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs met with leaders in the Chinese government in Tianjin. Delegation #106 is the third of the four congressional staff delegations that traveled to China this summer.
The 106th congressional staff delegation receives a copy Through the Eyes of Diplomats from their Chinese host in Beijing. Delegation #106 will visit Beijing, Shanghai, and Gansu Province from August 8 to August 16.
Lao Embassy in Washington, DC hosted the 2016 ASEAN Day celebration at the residence of the Indonesian Ambassador on August 8, 2016. Congresswoman Betty McCollum from Minnesota and Deputy Secretary of State for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel spoke as the guests of honor for the night. The event was well-attended by embassy staff and friends of the embassy. Each of the ten ASEAN nations prepared local dishes for guests to enjoy.
2015 summer intern, Madelaine Clough, spoke on behalf of Franciscans International before the United Nations Human Rights Council in March 2016. Her statement spoke of human rights in Nauru vis-a-vis climate change.
On March 27, 2014, US-Asia Institute celebrated its 35th anniversary at the United Nations, New York City. Thank you to all who attended!More Info