Asia Society Policy Institute

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Asia Society Policy Institute
(1956; New York, Washington; 11 staff, 9 fellows;

It’s overall objective is to “navigate shared futures for Asia and the world across policy, arts and culture, education, sustainability, business, and technology. It fulfills its educational mandate through a wide range of cross-disciplinary programming. As economies and cultures have become more interconnected, the Society’s programs have expanded to address a range of issues and pressing concerns in Asia. Describing itself as a ‘”think-and-do tank” with the goal to “advance inclusive and effective policy making for Asia and the world”, it publishes information and runs initiatives on a range of topics.


Leadership: Kevin Rudd (President)
Budget: $1.2m (2017)

Asia Society Policy Institute contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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