NEW YORK, September 29, 2014 - Dr. Marty Natalegawa, Foreign Minister of Indonesia, explains how his country sees its future and its place in both Asia and the emerging world order. In conjunction with the 2014 United Nations General Assembly. (1 hr., 10 min.)
Tom Nagorski became Executive Vice President of the Asia Society following a three-decade career in journalism — having served most recently as Managing Editor for International Coverage at ABC News. Before that he was Foreign Editor for World News Tonight, and a reporter and producer based in Russia, Germany and Thailand. Nagorski was the recipient of eight Emmy awards and the Dupont Award for excellence in international coverage, as well as a fellowship from the Henry Luce Foundation. He has written for several publications and is the author of Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack.
Dr. Raden Muliana Natalegawa, M.Phil, B.Sc, more commonly known as Marty Natalegawa, is the Indonesian Ambassador to the United Nations since the 5th of September 2007. Marty used to be a speaker for the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.
Prior to his appointment as the Indonesian Ambassador to the United Nations, Marty Natalegawa served as the Indonesian Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Josette Sheeran is the eleventh Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). She was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Food and Agriculture Organization Director-General Jacques Diouf in November 2006, and began her tenure April 2007. Prior to this post, she served as the United States Under Secretary for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs in the State Department since August 2005.