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Leaders stand during the ceremony for the appointment of the Secretary-General during the 70th session of the General Assembly October 13, 2016 at the United Nations in New York. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)
United Nations General Assembly
Every year during the convening of the United Nations General Assembly in September, Asia Society provides a forum for high-profile discussions with top officials throughout the region. View our complete events schedule. more
Ambassador Nikki Haley delivers remarks at an emergency UN Security Council meeting on nonproliferation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, July 5, 2017 (US Mission to the UN / Flickr)
North Korea Under Pressure After UN Approves New Sanctions
Daniel Russel says the UN's new sanctions against North Korea are a "significant advance" that will slow the progress of the North Korean nuclear program. more
Croatian Defense Council Army tanks pull into firing position. (Kim Price/Wikimedia Commons)

Why Humanity Can't Move Past War

Bioethicist Jonathan Glover describes the traps that humans fall into that unnecessarily lead to conflict. more
The relationship between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will be one to watch in 2017. (Thomas Peter/AFP/Getty Images)

17 Predictions for Asia in 2017

Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski gazes into his crystal ball. more
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Kevin Rudd on a "New Chinese Multilateralism" and Unlocking Private Funds for Climate Finance
ASPI President Kevin Rudd spoke with DevEx on November 1, 2016 about climate finance and U.S.-China climate cooperation. more
I.M. Pei celebrates his Asia Game Changer lifetime achievement award with his children and grandchildren. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Asia Society Honors I.M. Pei, Other 'Asia Game Changers' at United Nations

The legendary architect, film director Zhang Yimou, and eight others were recognized for their achievements. more

Karim Wasfi Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award

The Iraqi cellist also performed a composition at the ceremony. more

I.M. Pei Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award

The iconic architect was honored in a ceremony at the United Nations. more