Since 2006, EWI has engaged with China’s political, military and academic leaders, facilitating highly productive official and semi-official dialogues between China, the United States and other key powers.
EWI's U.S. Global Engagement program is dedicated to better understanding U.S. priorities, foreign policy debates, and engaging policymakers. In particular, it focuses on trust-building in key bilateral relationships.
EWI’s Regional Security Initiative, now focused on Southwest Asia, aims to defuse tensions and build trust in the world’s most volatile neighborhoods by fostering economic stability, encouraging cross-border cooperation, and preparing a new generation of leaders. The Parliamentarians Network for Conflict Prevention is one of its most effective tools.
The Economic Security Initiative, launched in fall 2011, focuses on increasing resilience and response capabilities in regions threatened by water, food and energy scarcity. This program works with global investors to address dilemmas of growth and sustainability, and also focuses on the security of the digital economy.
Launched in 2009, EWI ‘s Worldwide Cybersecurity Initiative brings together corporate and government partners, as well as experts from a broad range of countries, to devise breakthrough solutions aimed at protecting the global digital infrastructure.
EWI works to help countries surmount the political obstacles to reducing the size of their nuclear arsenals. This program seeks to build trust among key states by mobilizing international political will around practical actions.
Writing for The News International, EWI Board Member Ikram Sehgal discusses the outcome of Pakistan’s recent elections. He states that despite continued challenges to voters, this past election was the best electoral exercise conducted in Pakistan’s history.