United Nations General Assembly

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President Donald J. Trump addresses the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen)

President Donald J. Trump addresses the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. (D. Myles Cullen/The White House)

Every year, Asia Society presents a series of special programs during the United Nations General Assembly meetings in New York. These programs provide an opportunity for Asia Society's public audience to interact with global leaders in order to foster a better understanding of both the challenges and significant opportunities that characterize the continent. 

Join us for high-profile discussions with top officials and global leaders, including His Excellency Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates; His Excellency Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore; Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia; President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, among others.


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Mahathir Mohamad told Kevin Rudd and an Asia Society audience that Malaysia "must live within its means."
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Vivian Balakrishnan details the ways his government plans on preparing its people for a digital future during a conversation with Kevin Rudd on the country's outlook on technology, free trade, and regional influence.
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Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash tells Kevin Rudd that the Islamic Republic is "not an attractive model" for the Middle East.
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in explains why he's more optimistic than before about the chances of North Korean denuclearization.
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K. P. Sharma Oli discusses Chinese investment in the Himalayan region as part of a longer discussion on Nepal's economic development.
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The 93-year-old Malaysian leader delivers a brief address and engages in conversation about his country and region with Kevin Rudd.
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