Download the report (PDF) (February 2015) - During the past year, the Boston Global Forum (BGF) held a series of online international conferences led by Governor Michael Dukakis and Professor Joseph Nye to address the problem of peace and security in the Pacific. The conferences focused on the tensions between China, the Philippines, Vietnam and Japan over claims to the South and East China seas. Conference participants included leading officials, scholars and policy analysts such as...

(Boston, January 9, 2015) - Boston Global Forum announced that it will now focus on executing its initiative, the Framework for Peace and Security, to ensure the peace and security in the Pacific region. Accordingly, BGF’s newly formed body, the Young Leader Networks for Peace will start monitoring situation of the region through its Pacific Peace Monitor Council. People and organizations around the world are encouraged to send reports about situations in their regions, any conflict...

Professor Ezra Vogel shared his views on pursuing peace in the Pacific during the conference of the Boston Global Forum focusing on building a Framework for peace and security which was held on December 12, 2014 at Harvard Kennedy School. Professor Ezra Vogel currently a member of Boston Global Forum's Board of Thinker, and the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University. He has been studied Asia for 55 years, and he suggested that it is necessary to...

(Cambridge, MA) - On December 12, Professor Thomas E. Patterson, the Co-founder, member of Boston Global Forum (BGF) Board of Directors, and Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at Harvard Kennedy School introduced the Global Threats Index during the conference marking the organization's two-year anniversary at Shorenstein Center.  The Global Threat Index (GTI) is developed to provide a snapshot of how the Boston Global Forum panel of expert assess the latest developments in...

(Cambridge, MA, December 12, 2014) – Boston Global Forum (BGF) today announced its Framework for Peace to solve conflicts in the Pacific in an international meeting with a panel of distinguished international relations authorities and academic leaders at Shorenstein Center of Harvard Kennedy School. The event also marked the organization's two-year birthday anniversary. Photo: Professor Thomas Patterson, Professor John Quelch, BGF Editor-in-Chief Nguyen Anh Tuan, and Mr Duong Cuong Anh...