1:00 pm EDT - 2:00 pm EDT

Past Event

The US-Japan-Republic of Korea trilateral summit

A conversation with Ambassador Emanuel, White House Indo-Pacific Coordinator Kurt Campbell, and NSC Senior Director for East Asia and Oceania Mira Rapp-Hooper

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, DC

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President Joe Biden will host the leaders of Japan and the Republic of Korea for a trilateral summit at Camp David on August 18, 2023. The summit with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol will focus on deepening trilateral cooperation on shared regional and global challenges such as the growing threat posed by North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, and strengthening ties with other regional stakeholders such as ASEAN and the Pacific Island states.

On August 16, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings will host White House Indo-Pacific Coordinator Kurt Campbell, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel, and National Security Council Senior Director for East Asia and Oceania Mira Rapp-Hooper in a moderated discussion led by Brookings scholars Patricia Kim and Andrew Yeo to preview the upcoming summit and analyze the challenges and opportunities for U.S.-Japan-ROK trilateral coordination. Audience Q&A will follow the discussion.

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