Ubaid Ullah Chaudhry
William Stadden Cole
About Us Brief description of our work, including our vision, mission, values and impact. (PDF)
Program Overview A brief overview of the major program areas of The Asia Foundation. (PDF)
Critical Issues Facing Asia: Marking 60 Years The Asia Foundation is marking its 60th anniversary with a photography exhibition at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco.
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Constitutional Law in Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste has much to be proud of in the wake of highly successful, fully democratic presidential and parliamentary elections earlier this year. Over the last decade, Timor-Leste has made significant progress in building a legal system and broader state committed to the values in the Constitution. But the work of state building requires at least two more decades of commitment to installing the institutions, norms and values enshrined in Timor-Leste's Constitution. This volume illuminates how the state is supposed to function under the Constitution and other foundational laws.