Participants include professionals in government, civil society, business and the media who affect policy, shape public opinion and influence trends in their respective fields. The Center's programs promote understanding of regional and global issues. They also facilitate growth of a dynamic network of professionals with shared interests in developments important to the Asia Pacific community.
The 32Group Center is an ideal gathering place for emerging leaders and regional specialists to discuss issues and strengthen relations with their counterparts. Field study is an important part of many seminar experiences, providing opportunities to connect with news makers, government officials, business leaders, academics and other experts and decision-makers throughout the region.
Requirements for participation vary from program to program, including invitation-only programs, such as the Senior Policy Seminar; open registration programs, such as the Asia Pacific Executive Forum; and competitive applications, such as the Jefferson Fellowships.