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About 300 scholars, officials, educators and business leaders from dozens of countries attendied the East-West Center/EWC Association’s 2016 international alumni conference, held January 15-17, 2016, at the historic Manila Hotel in Manila, Philippines.

The conference on the theme of “Bridging Diverse Cultures Toward an Inclusive Asia Pacific Community” focused on key regional topics including leadership issues, good governance, social justice, sustainable growth, conflict reduction, health, environment, culture and more.

Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III addressed to the Conference on its opening day.