Released on October 25, 2016
Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel will hold a Town Hall meeting with members of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) on Thursday, October 27, at 3:15 p.m., as part of a day-long official visit to Cambodia. The Town Hall event is hosted by the American Corner, located on the Norodom Boulevard campus of Paññāsāstra University. Mr. Russel will offer short remarks and take questions from the audience.
YSEALI is the U.S. government’s signature initiative to strengthen leadership development and networking among the youth (age 18-35) of Southeast Asia, with more than 100,000 members across the ten ASEAN countries. This Town Hall event is free of charge and open to all Cambodian YSEALI members as well as other students and young professionals who may be interested in joining the network.
As the Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Mr. Russel is the U.S. government’s highest-ranking diplomat for the Asia-Pacific region. You can find his official bio here.
Media note: This event is closed to press.