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Ed Reed, The Asia Foundation’s Country Rep in Korea, Thurs, 8/2, 5:30 p.m.

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    Sorry for the late notice ... You are cordially invited to come meet Ed Reed, The Asia Foundation’s Country representative in Korea, on Thursday, August 2nd.
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      Sorry for the late notice ...

      You are cordially invited to come meet Ed Reed, The Asia Foundation’s
      Country representative in Korea, on Thursday, August 2nd. He will be
      able to speak about North Korea and North Korea refugee programs in
      the south as well as about The Asia Foundation’s program in Korea
      generally.

      A Discussion with Ed Reed, The Asia Foundation’s Country
      Representative in Korea

      Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
      The Asia Foundation’s Haydn Williams Conference Room
      465 California Street, 8th floor
      San Francisco CA
      Reception, registration starts at 5:30 p.m.
      Program starts at 6:00 p.m. with Q&A to follow

      Please rsvp by replying to jhuangli@..., or leave a message
      at 415-743-3357. Thank you.


      Best,
      Jeanne


      Jeanne HuangLi
      The Asia Foundation
      RPCV Hungary

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      Bio Info for Edward Reed
      The Asia Foundation's Country Representative, Korea
      RPCV Korea

      Expertise: U.S.-Korean peninsula relations; North Korea; civil society
      and the NGO sector; and East Asia.

      Edward Reed was named The Asia Foundation's country representative in
      Korea in September 2004. Prior to joining the Foundation, he was the
      associate director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the
      University of Wisconsin in Madison, a position he held for four years.
      Dr. Reed brings more than 30 years of experience in international
      development, and has worked and studied in Asia for more than 20
      years, including service as a Peace Corps volunteer in Korea and as a
      Fulbright researcher at Seoul National University.

      Dr. Reed was a country director for North Korea for World Vision from
      1997-2000 where he developed and managed a $4 million program of
      relief, rehabilitation, and agricultural assistance in North Korea.
      From 1994-1997, he served as Quaker International Affairs
      Representative for Northeast Asia, where he organized seminars,
      exchanges, and dialogues involving a range of actors in government,
      civil society, and academia in South and North Korea, China, Japan,
      and the United States aimed at reducing tensions and fostering
      regional reconciliation.

      He previously served for eight years as a program director in the
      International Division of the American Friends Service Committee. Dr.
      Reed also spent several years as a senior specialist and director of
      research at the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction in the
      Philippines, and held several research and teaching positions at the
      University of Wisconsin. He has published a number of articles on
      agricultural development and humanitarian assistance to North Korea.
      Education: B.A. from St. Meinrad College; M.A in public policy, M.S.
      in agricultural economics, and Ph.D. in development studies from the
      University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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