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Remembering EWI's First 30 Years - by Allen Lynch

Remarks by Allen Lynch at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the East-West Institute, May 10, 2011, Prince George Ballroom, New York City [1]
 Let me first remind us of the international atmosphere of the early 1980's, when I joined the Institute: The Russians were truly afraid of Ronald Reagan, and this fear had very practical consequences. The KGB under Yuri Andropov had launched Operation "RYAN", which directed ...more »

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START OF THE DEVELOPMENT FUND

About 15 to 20 years ago, Don Kendall, then EWI’s Chairman of the Board, invited the Directors who were on this particular day in New York for breakfast at the River Club. This is one of the fancy clubs in New York, located at East 52nd Street and the East River. I was, at that time - contrary to today – one of the youngest Directors with a short term of service and obviously somewhat in awe of the distinguished group ...more »

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EWI History, Decade by Decade

For EWI's 30th anniversary, we've been speaking with board members, alumni and fellows about their experiences at the institute.

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United Nations Secretary-General's Message to EWI

Ban Ki-moon addresses EWI on the occasion of institute's 30th anniversary.

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EWi History Photos - 2008

EWI All Staff Retreat at Gig Harbor

 

2008

 


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EWI History Photos - 2008

EWI All Staff Retreat at Gig Harbor

 

2008

 


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EWI History Photos - 1988

Alumni Conference, Talloires.

 

September 1988

 


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EWI History Photos - 1999


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Henry Kissinger, George H.W. Bush and Helmut Kohl share a laugh at the EastWest Institute's 1999 Awards Dinner Honoring Helmut Kohl as Statesman of the Decade.

 

April 22, 1999

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Friend - Partner - Ally; by Pavol Demes

Pavol Demeš, former EWI Board Member, wrote to share news of his most recent book, which he says recalls EWI's "serious contributions" to the development of U.S. - Slovak relations in the ‘90s. Published last month, Friend - Partner - Ally describes a crucial U.S. governmental visit to Slovakia in the early ‘90s, when U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle's participated at the East-West Summit in Bardejov in June 1991, organized ...more »

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Central Eurasia Leadership Academy - by Vazil Hudak

Some of my best moments when working for EWI in early 2000’s were related to CELA (Central Eurasia Leadership Academy). The original idea of the project was to identify and bring together young leaders from Central Eurasia (all “stans” in Cental Asia + Caucasian republics) for a leadership training, which took place at the Koc University in Istanbul. The main purpose of the whole exercise was to contribute to a better ...more »

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Carpathian Euroregion - by Vazil Hudak

I believe one of the most innovative and fascinating projects that EWI did in 1990s was the creation of the Carpathian Euroregion, which later lead to the establishment of the Carpathian Foundation. The whole process started in 1992, at the time when the wars in the Balkans and in the former Soviet Union started to spread. Carpathian region incorporating 5 post-communist countries (Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, ...more »

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Condoleezza Rice on EWI's 30th Anniversary

Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice congratulates on EastWest Institute's "30 great years"

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