Celebrating Citizen Diplomacy

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Join us for a relaxed evening of conversation with seven leaders from the Asia-Pacific region participating in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange program. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 5:30-7:30pm 
East-West Center Burns Hall, 4th Floor

The seven-member delegation is comprised of the following Asia-Pacific leaders:

Mr. Matthew Doran, Australia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Dr. Sengsathit Vichitlasy, Laos
Prime Minister’s Office 

Mr. Lliam Munro, New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Dr. Jason Young, New Zealand
University of Wellington

Dr. Biquan Shu, People’s Republic of China
Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

Ms. Jinmyung Kim, Republic of Korea
Chosun Ilbo, Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Mr. Phuoc Anh Tran, Vietnam
Ho Chi Min City Dept. of External Relations

PAAC will also recognize Hawaiʻi’s volunteer network of organizations and individuals who share their time, expertise, and aloha with IVLP participants.  These citizen diplomats provide home hospitality and participate in fruitful discussion with visitors.  By helping to foster this exchange, they are helping to bridge trust and empathy across nations, one handshake at a time. In fiscal year 2018, PAAC will have hosted 127 visitors from 27 countries. 

IVLP Volunteers: FREE
PAAC Members: $10
Non-Members: $15

Send check with registration form via mail to 1601 East-West Road, 4th Flr, Honolulu, HI 96848. OR pay online below

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Parking: Pay $6 at the kiosk on East-West Road 

Questions: Contact Ana at info@paachawaii.org or (808) 944-7782

This event is co-sponsored by the East-West Center and the International Visitor Leadership Program.