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Dr. Hong-Koo Lee

Independence Movement, Artificial Division, and Long Journey to Unification

The Asia Society Korea Center's first luncheon lecture of the year was given by the Center’s Honorary Chairman Dr. Hong-Koo Lee, former Prime Minister of Korea, Unification Minister, and also Ambassador to the UK and the US. more

Ban Ki-moon: 'Asia Has a Leadership Role'

The UN Secretary-General salutes the "array of remarkable Asians" gathered at the UN for the inaugural Asia Game Changer awards. more
Alibaba founder and CEO Jack Ma accepts his Asia Society Asia Game Changer of the Year award at the United Nations in New York City on Oct. 16, 2014. (Ann Billingsley/Asia Society)

Video: Asia Game Changer of the Year Jack Ma Urges Listeners, 'Keep Your Dream Alive'

Accepting his award from Asia Society, the Alibaba founder and CEO recounted modest beginnings and issued a call to independence and nonconformity. more

Jack Ma: 'Small Is Beautiful, Small Is Powerful'

Watch: the Alibaba founder and CEO accepts his Asia Game Changer of the Year award from Asia Society in a ceremony at the United Nations. more
Winners of Asia Society's inaugural Asia Game Changers Awards at the United Nations in New York City on Oct. 16, 2014. (Jim Celeste/Asia Society)

Photos: Asia Society Honors Jack Ma, Other 'Asia Game Changers' at United Nations

The Alibaba founder and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai were among the "array of remarkable Asians" recognized at a gala event in New York City. more
United Nations General Assembly at Asia Society
Asia Society is honored to host world leaders during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in September. more

Paulson and Rudd: Asia and the World Order [Sold Out]

A landmark discussion between two of the world’s leading thinkers on Asia, Henry Paulson and Kevin Rudd. more

Ban Ki-moon: 'How Many More People Must Die?'

The UN Secretary-General calls for an arms embargo on Syria and expresses skepticism about airstrikes against Sunni extremists in Iraq. more
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Asia Society New York on June 20, 2014. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

'We Must Act': UN's Ban Ki-moon Calls for Syrian Arms Embargo in Asia Society Address

With no end to the Syrian conflict in sight, the UN's Secretary-General called for the Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria, as part of a six-point plan to deal with the crisis. more
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at the Asia Society in New York on Friday, June 20, 2014. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Complete Text of Ban Ki-moon's Address, 'Crisis in Syria: Civil War, Global Threat'

"The immediate priority of the United Nations in Syria is to end the violence," the United Nations Secretary-General said Friday, June 20, 2014, at Asia Society in New York. more