Trilateral Commission | 2020 Meetings—Virtual Conversations


In light of the ongoing pandemic, the Trilateral Commission has postponed all in-person meetings until 2021. The Asia Pacific regional meeting will be held in April 2021, and the plenary meeting will be held in November 2021. 

In order to sustain what has been an ongoing dialogue since 1973, the Commission has been holding a series of Trilateral Commission Virtual Conversations, which are available to the public on YouTube.

JCIE serves as the secretariat for the Asia Pacific Region.

Watch the Conversations

A Conversation with Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs Brent McIntosh 
November 19, 2020
—Brent McIntosh, Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs
—Michael Greenwald, Deputy Director, Trilateral Commission North America, and former US Treasury Attaché to Qatar and Kuwait

U.S. Foreign Policy in 2021
November 13, 2020
—Amb. Wendy R. Sherman, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School
—Amb. Nicholas Burns, Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, former U.S. Under Secretary of State, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, and Advisor to Vice President Biden’s Presidential Campaign
—David E. Sanger, National Security Correspondent at The New York Times and Author and Executive Producer of “The Perfect Weapon.”

International Collaboration During COVID-19
November 12, 2020
—Brent McIntosh, Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs

A Conversation on the New Map of World Energy
October 21, 2020

—Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of IHS Markit, Pulitzer Prize Winner, and Author of The New Map
—Helima Croft, Head of Global Commodity Strategy and MENA Research, RBC Capital Markets

Foreign Policy Goals of the Trump Administration
October 5, 2020

Trilateral Commission David Rockefeller Fellows virtual meeting with:
—Morgan Ortagus, US State Department Spokesperson
—Michael Greenwald, Deputy Director of the Trilateral Commission North America and former US Treasury Attaché to Qatar and Kuwait

The Polls and 2020: What They Tell Us (And Don’t Tell Us) about the US Presidential Election
September 30, 2020
—Kristen Soltis Anderson, Co-Founder, Echelon Insights
—Margie Omero, Principal at the Democratic polling firm GBAO

A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci
August 12, 2020

Juliette Kayyem and Anthony Fauci

American Diplomacy: Lessons From History
July 29, 2020
–Robert Zoellick and Moises Naim

Race and Racism
June 22, 2020
– Khalil Muhammad, Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School
– Margaret Huang, CEO and President of the Southern Poverty Law Center
– Mitch Landrieu, Founder, E Pluribus Unum, Former Mayor, City of New Orleans