Pacific Partners: The Future of US-New Zealand Relations

  • Thursday, Sep 9, 2010
  • CSIS Southeast Asia is pleased to host a Presentation & Launch of a New CSIS Study

    Pacific Partners: The Future of US-New Zealand Relations

    Opening Remarks by
    John Mullen
    President, United States – New Zealand Council

    Summary of Study Objectives by
    Ernest Bower
    Senior Adviser and Director, Southeast Asia Program

    New Zealand Perspective by
    The Honorable Michael Moore
    Ambassador, Embassy of New Zealand

    US Perspective by
    The Honorable Dr. Kurt Campbell
    Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian & Pacific Affairs

    Thursday, September 9, 2010
    10:00am - 11:00am 

    Basement Conference Center Room B
    CSIS
    1800 K ST NW
    Washington DC

    CSIS Southeast Asia hosts a discussion of the US-New Zealand relationship and the launch of the new CSIS study the Pacific Partners: The Future of US-NZ Relations. US-NZ Council President John Mullen will set the stage and Ernie Bower of CSIS will brief on the focus and scope of the study. New Zealand's new Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Moore, a former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Director General of the WTO will share his country's perspective of the relationship and opportunities looking forward. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and the Pacific Kurt Campbell, who has just returned from trilateral discussions with New Zealand and Australia, will share the American view. 

    A dialogue with participants will follow. This event is on the record. 

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