United Nations General Assembly

Related Asia Society events in 2018

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.

Additional high-level speakers are still being confirmed. Check back regularly for the latest scheduling updates.


Confirmed Events

Panel Discussion
 /  Center for Global Education
24 Sep 2018
8:30 - 10 a.m.
With more than 260 million children out of school, 75 million affected by crises, and 69 million new teachers needed by 2030, we need stronger infrastructure for sharing and scaling solutions to these complex challenges.
Discussion
25 Sep 2018
2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
A special invitation only event with the President of the Republic of Korea.
Discussion
25 Sep 2018
5 - 6 p.m.
The Right Honorable K. P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal will deliver an address and discuss on the government's priorities -- both foreign and domestic under the relatively new constitution.
Discussion
26 Sep 2018
3 - 4 p.m.
The United Arab Emirates' Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, will discuss the evolving political and security challenges in the Middle East, and the country's engagement with its partners across Asia.
Discussion
26 Sep 2018
6:30 - 8 p.m.
H.E. Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore, will deliver an address and sit for a discussion with the Hon. Kevin Rudd, Asia Society Policy Institute President.
Discussion
27 Sep 2018
8 - 10 a.m.
Join us for a discussion with His Excellency Mahathir Mohamad, prime minister of Malaysia, for an address and a discussion sharing his insights with Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute.
Discussion
27 Sep 2018
3 - 4:30 p.m.
***Asia Society is saddened to learn that Tran Dai Quang, the president of Vietnam, passed away on Friday.***
Discussion
28 Sep 2018
12 - 2 p.m.
Pakistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi will share his insights on the new government's vision for Pakistan, under Prime Minister Imran Khan's leadership.

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