[WEBCAST] United Arab Emirates: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar bin Mohammed GargashVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Presented in conjunction with the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly
Asia Society and the Asia Society Policy Institute are delighted to host His Excellency Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, for an address and discussion on recent diplomatic developments in the Middle East, with Asia Society Policy Institute President the Hon. Kevin Rudd AC.
H.E. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash is a member of the Federal Cabinet of the United Arab Emirates and has served as Minister of State for Foreign Affairs since 2008. Between 2006 and 2016, he was the Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs. In addition to his ministerial portfolio, he was Chairman of the National Elections Committee, overseeing the UAE's first elections which took place in 2006 and subsequent elections in 2011 and 2015. He is Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking; the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Al Owais Cultural Foundation, member of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy; and leads the country's team for the Human Rights Periodic Review. He previously served in several other senior positions in both the state and federal government, including as a board member of the Emirates Media Establishment from 1999 to 2007, and was a board member of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 1997 to 2006.
The Hon. Kevin Rudd AC is inaugural President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. He served as 26th Prime Minister of Australia (2007 to 2010, 2013) and as Foreign Minister (2010 to 2012). He is Chair of the Board of the International Peace Institute in New York, and Chair of Sanitation and Water for All, a global partnership of government and non-government organizations dedicated to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6. He is a Distinguished Fellow at Chatham House and the Paulson Institute, and a Distinguished Statesman with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is a member of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization’s Group of Eminent Persons, and also is on IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva's new external advisory group.
This program is made possible through the generous support of the Nicholas and Sheila Platt Endowment for Public Policy.
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