Independent, public, nonprofit organization with funding from the U.S. government and other sources. Promotes improved interpersonal and international relations and understanding among the United States, Asia and the Pacific through cooperative research, study and dialogue. Established by the U.S. Congress.
Regional inter-governmental organization working in electronic media development with countries of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP). Focuses on topics including globalization, cultural diversity, technology, public service broadcasting, peace journalism and conflict resolution, women’s and gender issues and HIV/AIDS. Hosted by the Government of Malaysia. Members in the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. Affiliate members around the world.