Afghanistan in Focus With Ambassador Adela Raz

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Man with flag celebrating Afghanistan's 100th anniversary of its independence

Man with Afghan flag on the 100th anniversary of the country's Independence Day in Kabul (WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images).

Breakfast available from 8:00 a.m.
Discussion begins at 8:30 a.m.

Get the insights you need on key trends in Asia at this series of monthly breakfast briefings featuring business and policy insiders and thought leaders. The conversations are moderated by Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski.

Following a crucial presidential election in Afghanistan, join us for a wide-ranging conversation with H.E. Adela Raz, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the UN.


Ambassador Adela Raz

H.E. Adela Raz is Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations. She previously served as the Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Cooperation, Chief of Staff at the Administrative Office of the President, and Deputy Spokesperson and Director of Communications for the President. Prior to her career in government, she worked with an international development organization in the United States, with projects focused on Afghanistan and Central Asia.


Tom Nagorski

Tom Nagorski (moderator) is Executive Vice President of Asia Society. He joined the Asia Society following a three-decade career in journalism — having served most recently as Managing Editor for International Coverage at ABC News. He serves on Princeton University’s Advisory Council for the Department of East Asian Studies, and the Advisory Board of the Committee to Protect Journalists.


This program is made possible through the generous support of the Nicholas and Sheila Platt Endowment for Public Policy.

Event Details

Wed 13 Nov 2019
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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