New York (October 17, 2013) – Asia Society is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the Afghanistan 21 Young Leaders Initiative (AYLI), which brings together Afghanistan’s up-and-coming leaders under the age of 40 to discuss the country’s most pressing issues.
Asia 21 Young Leader TRIDIVESH SINGH MAINI and a fellow of the India-Pakistan Regional Young Leaders Initiative (IPRYLI) recounts the three-day conference by Asia Society that explored how to improve the relationship between India and Pakistan, and why this dialogue stands out.
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Asia 21 Young Leader SATCHIT BALSARI authored a piece that was published yesterday in the New York Times’ India Ink Blog where he explains how the difficulty of simply gathering a group of Indians and Pakistanis in Islamabad reveals the strains between the countries, but also showed the group how urgently change is needed.
Asia Society’s two-day conference of the India-Pakistan Regional Young Leaders Initiative (IPRYLI) concluded with a call for mentorship in cultivating a new generation of South Asian leaders, and prioritizing peace initiatives across India and Pakistan. Continue reading
In his essay, Asia21 Fellow JIA PING talks about the US-China Dream, where he states that the idea of a “new type of great power relationship” has gained quite a lot of focus since the meeting between Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in June.