(20 April, 2015) - A conference on finding solutions to manage peace and security in the South China Sea was held successfully by Boston Global Forum, attracted participation and contribution of several delegates who are policy makers, practitioners, scholars, and researchers from Cambridge, Washington DC, Tokyo, Manila and Vietnam. Various insights, reports and opinions were given and shared by participants. A special report on current developments in the South China Sea was...

(Tokyo, March 30, 2015) - Boston Global Forum (BGF) successfully hosted the first conference of Young Leaders Network for Peace and Security (YLNP)  focusing on implementing the Framework for Peace and Security in the Pacific which was released in end of February in Meiji University, Tokyo. The conference focused on deciding roles and works of the young global leader network in maintaining the peace and security in the Pacific and also discussed the reconciliation initiatives for...

Social media is not just a platform for people to share their stories, life, and receive likes or comments. It also provides a platform for furthering the peace and security, encourage the freedom of information, freedom of speech. Government, large corporation, and non-profit organizations are increasingly using social media. Roya, in collaboration with Francesco Rulli, also are taking use of social media to empower women and girls in countries like Afghanistan. They build IT centers and...

Professor Thomas Patterson, Co-Founder and Member of Board of Thinkers of Boston Global Forum, thought the Young Leaders Network for Peace and Security is "most exciting thing that Boston Global Forum has done". The idea is outstanding as it creates a network of young global leaders who have the same goal  to the peace and security. These young people will stay connected with each other and connect with other people who also are interested in furthering peace and security in the world. This...

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Association of East Asian Nations (ASEAN) are keys to multinational dialogue to avert war BGF report says. Download the report (Boston, March 10, 2015) In its just-released report titled, “A Framework for Peace and Security in the Pacific,” Boston Global Forum called for strengthening international ties among nations through the new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The report termed TPP, “an...