MODERATORS Governor Michael Dukakis –  Co-Founder, Chairman, Boston Global Forum Joseph S. Nye, Jr. – Member of Board of Thinkers, Boston Global Forum; University Distinguished Service Professor; Former Dean, Harvard Kennedy School KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Michael H. Fuchs – Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Strategy and Multilateral Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State Bonnie S. Glaser – Senior Adviser for Asia, Freeman Chair in...

(BGF) -  The Boston Global Forum is pleased to have its Distinguished Lecture delivered by the former Latvia's President, Madam Vaira Vike-Freiberga, in the morning of October 3, 2014. The topic of the talk is the Forum's focus throughout 2014, which is to build a Framework for peace and security in the Pacific. The issue has been attracting participation and supports of several policymakers, scholars, researchers and business leaders into discussion. Photo Credit: Madam Vaira...

(BGF) - The Boston Global Forum Japan is pleased to host its first conference on "How to improve Japan- China Relations" on September 16 in the International House of Japan. The conference features Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki, Ambassador Seiichi Kondo, Harvard Professor Ezra Vogel, Tokyo University Professor Koichi Hamada, and the Yomiuri Research Institute senior research fellow Masahiko Sasajima. Watch the conference...

(BGF) - The Boston Global Forum is pleased to successfully host the conference focusing on "Building a Framework for Peace and Security in the Pacific", featuring participation and contributions of several policy makers, scholars, and business leaders. The September 17 conference is a part of the Forum's series of conferences in 2014 and was live-streamed online with delegates from Washington DC, Bejing, Tokyo, and Hanoi. Below is speeches of distinguished delegates who greatly contribute...

(BGF) - Ambassador Swanee Hunt, the former Ambassador to Austria, and the Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School shared her thoughts on building peace and reconciliation during the Boston Global Forum's conference on Building Framework for peace and security in the Pacific on September 17. Watch her speech here.