Strange Bedfellows: The Law of the Sea and Its Stakeholders
With the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea awaiting consideration by the full Senate, please join our speakers to address the issues surrounding the treaty and examine the coalitions that have moved it forward after more than 25 years.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Scot Marciel, testified on December 18, 2013 about the economic aspects of the Obama Administration's rebalance to Asia, before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
Remarks by Kazakh Foreign Minister Idrissov on Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building in Asia (CICA) Day
Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov spoke on October 6, 2014, at an event on "CICA Day." Minister Idrissov supported the idea the "new Asian Security Concept" (proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Fourth CICA Summit) and described how CICA will implement its Confidence Building Measures.
APEC Economic Leaders’ 2014 Declaration: Beijing Agenda for an Integrated, Innovative, and Interconnected Asia-Pacific
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting took place in Beijing on November 10-11, 2014. One of the outcomes is a study on forming a regional free trade area.