Iran: Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif [INVITATION ONLY]

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Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a press conference in Tehran (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images).

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

***For security reasons, please bring a government-issued ID***

Asia Society is delighted to host His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Honorable Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, for an address and a discussion with Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran. He will share his perspective on Iran’s foreign policy and security in the Middle East, and the status of implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the Iran Nuclear Deal) by the remaining parties to the agreement.


Speakers

H.E. Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif

H.E. Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif is Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran. A career diplomat, he served as Senior Assistant to Foreign Minister from 2007-2010. He also served as Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs for 10 years (1992-2002). Both before and after this assignment, he was the Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations.


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 served as a diplomat and negotiator for the United States, including as U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs, and as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative.


Attendance at this event is by invitation only. For additional information about this event, please e-mail Globalinitiatives@AsiaSociety.org.

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

Event Details

Wed 24 Apr 2019
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

This event is by invitation only. For additional information about this event, please e-mail: Globalinitiatives@AsiaSociety.org
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