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Asia Pacific Conversations: The Evolving Role of Journalists Covering Human Rights Stories in the Philippines
2023 Marshall McLuhan Fellow Jodesz Gavilan, an investigative reporter with Rappler, an independent news outlet in the Philippines, discusses the challenges for human rights journalists in her country. In her conversation with APF Canada's Senior Program Manager, Erin Williams, she talks about covering the Duterte administration's 'war on drugs', fractious politics, and creating impactful solutions to social challenges.
Asia Pacific Conversations: Canada’s Inquiry into Foreign Interference
From January 29 to February 2, 2024, Canada’s Foreign Interference Commission held preliminary hearings as part of the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference in Federal Electoral Processes and Democratic Institutions. As APF Canada continues to monitor and provide analysis on this process and its impact and importance for Canadians, our Vice-President Research & Strategy, Vina Nadjibulla, unpacks this first round of hearings and their implications for our national security and the integrity of our democratic institutions.
Asia Pacific Conversations: Taiwan Elections 2024, Outcomes and Implications
In this special edition of Asia Pacific Conversations, Vina Nadjibulla, APF Canada's Vice-President, Research & Strategy, discusses Taiwans 2024 presidential and legislative elections with Dr. Yves Tiberghien. Yves is a Professor of Political Science, Director Emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research, and Co-Director of the Center for Japanese Research at the University B.C. An APF Canada Distinguished Fellow, he is a currently a visiting professor at the Taipei School of Economic and Political Science and had a front-row seat for Taiwan's consequential elections on January 13.
Asia Pacific Conversations: A Strategy for Our Age
At the first anniversary of Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS), and recently returned from the Indo-Pacific Strategy Forum in Ottawa on defence and trade engagement with the region, the Foundation’s Vice-President Research & Strategy Vina Nadjibulla discusses the implementation and implications of the ‘generational’ foreign policy codified within the IPS.
Asia Pacific Conversations: Summit to Talk About
Vina Nadjibulla, APF Canada’s Vice-President Research & Strategy, shares her thoughts and impressions from the APEC Leaders’ Week in San Francisco.
Asia Pacific Conversations: APF Canada Program Manager Anastasia Ufimtseva Discusses our 2022 Investment Monitor Report on R&D
APF Canada President and CEO Jeff Nankivell joins the Foundation's Business Asia Program Manager, Anastasia Ufimtseva, to discuss key findings and takeaways from the latest Investment Monitor 2022 annual report focused solely on research and development (R&D), including what it can tell us about current relations and potential in R&D foreign direct investment collaboration between Canada and the Asia Pacific.
For more on the latest investment flows between Canada and Asia, read our latest Investment Monitor 2022 report on R&D at asiapacific.ca
Hope the next series will come soon!
Voyages across topics faced by millennials in East Asia
This is more of an audio documentary than a conversation-podcast, but terrific in its across-East Asia coverage (🇨🇳🇭🇰🇰🇷🇯🇵🇹🇼), focus on millennials and organization around current experiences and pressing topics!
Interviews with local millennials and experts add to listening pleasure.
High production value.