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Asia’s Rise in a Year of Uncertainty: A Dialogue with The Honorable Kevin Rudd
Date Wednesday February 08
Time 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
ASNC, Bechtel Conference Center
500 Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94111
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorWorld Affairs
Emailcommunications [at] worldaffairs.org
Phone415-293-4600
Tickets: $20.00

Join World Affairs and Asia Society Northern California for a dialogue with The Honorable Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former prime minister of Australia, who will look at some of the critical issues facing the Asia-Pacific region today and the challenges likely to emerge in the coming years. While Asia is home to some of the world’s fastest growing economies and a young, dynamic population, the region is also confronted with a number of issues that threaten to stymie the region’s rise. Growing nationalism, enduring security flashpoints in the Korean peninsula and the South China Sea, an ascendant China and climate change are just some of the factors that will demand attention and action in the coming years. The election of Donald Trump as the new U.S. president adds unpredictability to the region given his campaign promises to upend America’s role in the alliance infrastructure that underpins security, economic and political relationships in the region and the world.

Program Agenda:
5:30—6:00 pm Registration
6:00—7:00 pm Dialogue with The Honorable Kevin Rudd
7:00—7:30 pm Networking Reception
Added to the calendar on Monday Jan 30th, 2017 12:06 PM
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