EWC is an education and research organization established by the US Congress to strengthen understanding and relations between the United States and countries of the Asia-Pacific region. EWC contributes to a peaceful, prosperous, and just Asia Pacific community by serving as a vigorous hub for cooperative research, education and dialogue on critical issues of common concern to the Asia Pacific region and the United States. Professionals and students from the United States, Asia, and the Pacific study and work together at the center to better understand issues of common and critical concern and explore mutually beneficial ways of addressing them. As a public, non-profit corporation, EWC receives core funding for its programs from a US government appropriation. Additional support is provided by private agencies, individuals, corporations, and several Asian and Pacific governments.
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