Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Crossing Borders Interns Getting Ready to Go!

Ten UVic students left this summer for their internships with migration advocacy organizations in Asia

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Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Tings Chak and Sandro Mezzadra were the keynote speakers at the June 2015 Migration & Late Capitalism conference

Migration & Late Capitalism Conference a great success!

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Natalia Yang was a CAPI intern in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Engagement, Experience and Employability

Ten recent graduates from across Canada will take part in exciting internships in Bangladesh, Nepal and the Philippines this fall...  

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UVic's window to the Pacific Rim

The Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives is located at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The Centre conducts research on policy issues and builds relationships with universities and civil society organizations in the region. It holds international conferences and events and acts as a resource facility for the university and the wider community on this important and diverse part of the world. Read more.

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Koto expert, Satomi Edwards, performing at Women Crossing Borders – Gender and the Asia Pacific during IdeaFest 2015

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Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI)

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Pacific Voices X-Change
MENTORSYouth will benefit from the guidance and insights of main-mentor, Mohawk spoken-word poet, radio host and media artist Janet Rogers along with an inspiring lineup of diverse guest artists, and Coast Salish territorial guides Cheryl Bryce and Eric Pelkey.

Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI)

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ONE MORE WEEK! Applications for our newest internship program, ENGAGEMENT, EXPERIENCE AND EMPLOYABILITY (3E) PROGRAM, are due by August 6. More info: http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php We have ten exciting (and funded!) internships working with migrants' rights organizations in Nepal, Bangladesh and the Philippines. Funded by @DFTAD_DEV through the International Youth Internship Program, these interships are available to recent post-secondary graduates from across Canada. Positions available with: PHILIPPINES – http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php & http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php NEPAL – http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php & http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php BANGLADESH – http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php & http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/intern-scholar/home/iyip/index.php Applications due August 6, internships from October 2015 to April 2016

Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI) created an event.

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Management and the New Demographic: Un...
The world is experiencing unprecedented levels of mobility and migration, profoundly impacting firms, economies, and societies. Immigration has given rise to growing numbers of bicultural and multicultural members of the workforce who have special potential for today’s global firms and for ongoing...

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This month's featured Flickr photo was taken of former CAPI interns Adam Tran, Chandra Merry and George Benson during the World Social Forum on Migrations in the Philippines in 2013. View more photos on our Flickr space.

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