Sunday, September 18, 2011

Asia Society Event - Development and Diplomacy: A Way Forward for U.S.- Pakistan Relations

Asia SocietyDevelopment and Diplomacy: A Way Forward for U.S.- Pakistan Relations

September 19, 2011 - 9:00am - 10:15am
Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), New York, NY

USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah and U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter will share insights on U.S. diplomatic and civilian assistance efforts in Pakistan. This public discussion forum will provide a brief look at U.S. diplomacy and development assistance to date, and will focus on the future of this complex relationship. Additionally, this interactive session will provide the Pakistani American diaspora community an opportunity to share ideas and questions with senior U.S. representatives. The event is being co-presented by the Asia Society and the American Pakistan Foundation. Moderated by Professor Hassan Abbas, The College of International Security Affairs (CISA), National Defense University; and Senior Advisor, Global Policy Programs, Asia Society.

More information on the American Pakistan Foundation may be found at
There will be a light breakfast reception at 8:30am, followed by the program at 9:00am.

Can't make it to this program? Tune into at 9:00 am ET for a free live video webcast. Viewers are encouraged to submit questions to

UPDATE: For event video and summary click here

Rajiv Shah, Hassan Abbas and Cameron Munter
Picture credit: Suzanna Finley

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