Friday, January 13, 2012

The International Crisis Group is pleased to announce its next Asia Briefings,

Asia Briefings 2012
The International Crisis Group is pleased to announce its next Asia Briefings, taking place in Singapore and Jakarta on 21 and 23 February 2012. These exclusive, one-day summits offer members of the business and diplomatic communities the opportunity to interact with Crisis Group President Louise Arbour and senior analysts working in Jakarta, Beijing, Seoul, Bangkok and elsewhere across Asia on political developments and security risks in the region. This year’s events will examine concerns related to political polarisation in Thailand, China’s policy towards South East Asia, reform underway in Myanmar and countering extremism in Asia, among other key topics.
Singapore Briefing: Tuesday 21 February 2012,
York Hotel (21 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228516)
Sponsored by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS)
Jakarta Briefing: Thursday 23 February 2012,
Mandarin Oriental Hotel (Jalan M.H. Thamrin, PO BOX 3392, Jakarta 10310, Indonesia)
The current briefing agendas are available here:
Singapore Agenda | Jakarta Agenda
The briefings will take place in English. There will be plenary sessions as well as simultaneous lunchtime roundtable discussions. Please rank your lunchtime roundtable session preferences on the registration forms (see below).
Each session will involve interaction and discussion between panelists and participants, and will follow the Chatham House Rule.
Crisis Group briefings are primarily targeted for senior representatives from corporations, governments, multilateral organisations, think tanks, foundations, media, NGOs and universities.
All conference registrations must be made using the online registration forms available on the Asia Briefing section of Crisis Group’s website. Expressions of interest to participate in the briefings will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. Following the receipt of your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with details concerning payment.
The deadline for applications is 15 February 2012.
Register for Singapore | Register for Jakarta
The participation fee for each briefing is $1,000USD, payable within 15 business days of receipt of an acceptance letter. The fee includes refreshments, lunch and an evening reception.
Registrations received by 15 January 2012 will be eligible for a discounted early bird fee of $850USD.
Thank you for your interest in the Asia Briefings.
The International Crisis Group (Crisis Group) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation covering over 60 crisis-affected countries and territories across four continents, working through field-based analysis and high-level advocacy to prevent and resolve deadly conflict.

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