Asia 2020


Asia: Beyond the Headlines

Satellite Image of Asia at night

Composite image of Earth at night from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Flickr, tinted.

Join us for our end-of-year discussion with experts including Ravi Agrawal, Managing Editor of Foreign Policy, Asia Society President Josette Sheeran, and others for a look ahead on what may be the most important developments in Asia for 2020.Is there an end in sight for the U.S.-China trade war? And what of the other irritants in that relationship? What will the uncertainties surrounding American politics and the U.S. Presidential election mean for Asia? Moderated by Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski.


Ravi Agrawal

Ravi Agrawal is Managing Editor of Foreign Policy magazine and member of Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative. Previously, he worked at CNN for more than a decade, including his most recent position as the network’s New Delhi bureau chief and correspondent.

Josette Sheeran

Josette Sheeran is President and CEO of the Asia Society, and also serves as the UN Special Envoy to Haiti. She is former vice chair of the World Economic Forum, and Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme. She previously served as U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs, and as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative.

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.

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Nicholas and Sheila Platt Endowment for Public Policy, and Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative.

Event Details

Wed 18 Dec 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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