A panel of Nobel laureates will include the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader speaking on human rights. The hosting Geneva Graduate Institute says pressure to cancel is high but the event will take place on Friday.
The longtime former political prisoner led her National League for Democracy to a landslide victory in Nov. 8 general elections, paving the way for the country's first democratically elected government since the military took power in 1962.
President Obama has been hosting leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, in the US for the first time. The president told a news conference that disputes must be resolved by legal means.