U.S. and the Asia Pacific | 2017 Lee Shau Kee World Leaders Forum

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by Amanda Cotter on November 13th, 2017   43 views

When and Where

  • 13/11/2017
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Stanford Center at Peking University
    5 Yiheyuan Road
    Beijing
    China
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U.S. and the Asia Pacific | 2017 Lee Shau Kee World Leaders Forum

Event Details

The Lee Shau Kee World Leaders Forum is an annual event established to raise public understanding of the complex issues China and other countries face in the course of rapid development. The purpose of the Lee Shau Kee World Leaders Forum is to foster engagement among government, academic, private sector and civil society leaders on pressing challenges of global importance that demand creative and innovative solutions.

Some of the world’s most critical flashpoints are concentrated in the Asia-Pacific today. The 2017 Lee Shau Kee World Leaders Forum will examine East Asia’s geopolitical volatilities in the context of China’s rapid rise while assessing the evolving role of the United States in the region. The Forum will first include remarks by the Director of FSI and former U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Michael A. McFaul, on President Donald Trump’s world view. A panel discussion will follow with leading policy experts, including the Director of the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative, Shorenstein APARC, and former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Karl Eikenberry; former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Kathleen Stephens; and former chairman of the National Intelligence Council, Dr. Thomas Fingar. The expert panel will examine the current state of U.S.-China relations in this increasingly turbulent region.

 

This year’s event also marks the Tenth Anniversary of the China Program and the Fifth Anniversary of the Stanford Center at Peking University.

Enter from Northeast Gate of Peking University. Please bring photo ID.

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