"U.S.-China-Europe Forum" -- special additional event --
TUESDAY, December 10, 2019 Please join us for a SPECIAL ADDITIONAL event on the developments in HONG KONG TUESDAY, December 10, 2019 -- 5.30pm-7.15pm:
"HONG KONG in TURMOIL: Can there be a peaceful solution?"
A talk & discussion with
ALEJANDRO REYES (Associate Professor & Director, Knowledge Dissemination, Asia Global Institute, University of Hong Kong; former senior policy adviser, Foreign Ministry of Canada)
Moderator & Discussant: Prof. Klaus Larres, UNC-Chapel Hill
(see also the bios below)
Location: Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill Parking available at Cobb Deck & the Bell Tower Deck (both c. 8 minutes' walk away) - but please beware: (fee: $1 for the entire evening -- have 4 quarters ready or use the UNC parking app)
No RSVP necessary - please just come along. l
Alejandro Reyes is an associate professor and director of knowledge dissemination at the Asia Global Institute, a think tank at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). Alejandro manages AsiaGlobal Online, the institute’s digital journal that provides Asian perspectives on global issues.
Prior to joining the institute, he was for two years senior policy adviser to the assistant deputy minister for Asia Pacific and co-convenor of the Asia Pacific Policy Hub at Global Affairs Canada. He had previously served in the department in 2002 as a senior policy adviser to the Canadian foreign minister.
From 2007 to 2017, he was an associate professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at HKU. A Hong Kong-based independent consultant from 2001 to 2017, he worked with several foundations and international organizations including the G20 Business Summit, the Clinton Global Initiative, the World Economic Forum, and the US-Asia Institute, as well as some corporate clients.
Alejandro Reyes began his professional career as a journalist with Asiaweek Magazine, part of Time Inc., where he worked from 1988 to 2001 in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Born in the Philippines and a citizen of Canada, he was educated at Harvard University and the University of Oxford and has held fellowships at Columbia University, Ohio University and the Atlantic Council of the United States. In 2000, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina.