On October 30-31, 2012, the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and CFR convened the first Council of Councils regional conference: "Asia at the Crossroads: Regional Priorities for the Twenty First Century."
Participants discussed five major themes:
• Stabilizing the global financial system
• Advancing trade liberalization
• Strengthening maritime security and freedom of navigation
• Assessing the proliferation threat in Asia
• The future of Asian security cooperation