Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Engagement, Experience and Employability

Ten recent graduates from across Canada have started their internship placements with migrants' rights organizations in Nepal and the Philippines. Watch for their updates coming soon!

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Crossing Borders Call for Applications!

Applications for the 2016 Crossing Borders internships and scholarships are due in February and March...

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Lost & Found at the Victoria Film Festival

Reuniting post-tsunami debris with its original owners in Japan

Canadian documentary at the Victoria Film Festival sponsored by CAPI: February 11 at 7 pm & February 13 at 6 pm

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

Many of our events are webcast on our Vimeo channel, or see our research videos and interviews with interns on our YouTube channel.

Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

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***Applications for internships in Japan and Thailand are due next Thursday!*** Final Info Session on Monday (Feb 1) at 11 am (https://www.facebook.com/events/1105420009477626/) JAPAN – due Feb 4 (https://www.facebook.com/events/1105420009477626/) THAILAND – due Feb 4 (https://www.facebook.com/events/1105420009477626/) Looking for more information about all of the opportunities – including the Crossing Borders internships and scholarships? See https://www.facebook.com/events/1105420009477626/)

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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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