(BGF) - Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel, the former U.S. Ambassador and the Henry Kissinger Professor for International Security and Governverce at Bonn University shared his view on the use of Soft power to peace and reconciliation on Building framework for peace and security in the Pacific, a focus of Boston Global Forum's conference on September 17. Watch his speech here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z4Nuol7lqQ

(BGF) - Professor Ezra Vogel, the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard University; Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki, the former Ambassador of Japan to the United States; Ambassador Seiichi Kondo, special advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the specially-appointed professor at the University of Tokyo and former Commissioner of Agency for Cultural Affairs; and Mr. Masahiko Sasajima, Senior Researcher at Yomiuri Research Institute gave their views and thoughts on...

(BGF) - On September 17, BGF hosted the Conference on building a Framework for Peace and Security in the Pacific. Watch the conference here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJfJ0Y-cO4k TIME & VENUE Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM EST, Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Venue: Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA Connecting with: New York, Washington, DC, Tokyo, Beijing, Ha Noi through Web Video Conference MODERATORS Governor Michael Dukakis –  Co-Founder,...

(BGF) - On August 4, 2014, Boston Global Forum organized an online conference in recognition of the 100 WWI and addressed strategies to improve tensions in the Pacific. Aug 4, 2014 | By Dick Pirozzolo (Photo: Prof. Richard Rosecrance (l), Former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis and Prof Joseph Nye took part with delegates from around the world.) Boston Global Forum today addressed the United States continuing role in the Pacific in the face of mounting tensions between China, Japan and...

(BGF) - On August 4,the Boston Global Forum is pleased that its second conference on the topic of “Building a Framework for Peace and Security in the Pacific” was taken place successfully with participation of delegates from Washington D.C, Tokyo, London, Hong Kong, Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh city through Google Hangouts. Below is the transcript of the conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdrY6W6PDZ0 Governor Michael Dukakis: Good morning. I’m Michael Dukakis, the former Governor of...