Past Meetings

November 20, 2014 (continued)

Symposium ⁄ Washington

Washington, DC, Symposium: Internet Governance After Busan

November 20, 2014 8:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. - Symposium

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November 19, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ London, United Kingdom

London Book Club with Margaret MacMillan: The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914

Speaker:

Margaret MacMillan, Warden, St. Anthony's College and Professor of International History, University of Oxford
November 19, 2014 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

RESCHEDULED: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Democracy in the Czech Republic

Speaker:

Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister, Czech Republic

Presider:

Peter Ackerman, Managing Director, Rockport Capital, Inc.; Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations
November 19, 2014 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
8:30-9:30 p.m. - Meeting

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November 18, 2014

Roundtable Meeting

The Threat of Bioterrorism: A Conversation with Nathan Myhrvold

Speaker:

Nathan Myhrvold, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Intellectual Ventures

Presider:

Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations
November 18, 2014

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General Meeting ⁄ New York

China's Path Forward: Addressing Concerns at Home and Abroad

Speakers:

Barbara Demick, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations;
Former Bureau Chief in Beijing, Los Angeles Times
, Cheng Lei, Deputy Consul General in New York, People's Republic of China, Evan L. Osnos, Staff Writer, New Yorker; Author, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

Presider:

Virginia A. Kamsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kamsky Associates, Inc.
November 18, 2014 12:30-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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National Program Conference Call ⁄ Virtual

National Teleconference: China's Path Forward: Addressing Concerns at Home and Abroad

Speakers:

Barbara Demick, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Beijing Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times, Cheng Lei, Deputy Consul General in New York, People's Republic of China, Evan L. Osnos, Staff Writer, New Yorker; Author, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

Presider:

Virginia A. Kamsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kamsky Associates, Inc.
November 18, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m. - (ET)

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November 14, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Atlanta

National Program Trip to Atlanta

November 14, 2014 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

Assessing the U.S. Fiscal Path

Speakers:

Robert Kahn, Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, John H. Makin, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Presider:

Steven R. Weisman, Vice President for Publications and Communications, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 14, 2014 12:00-12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Conference Call ⁄ New York

Conference Call: Assessing the U.S.-China Climate Deal

Speaker:

Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy
and the Environment, and Director, Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations


Presider:

Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
November 14, 2014 2:00-3:00 p.m. - Conference Call

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National Program Conference Call ⁄ Virtual

National Program Conference Call: Assessing the U.S.-China Climate Deal

Speaker:

Michael Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
November 14, 2014 2:00-3:00 p.m. - (ET)

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Session Five: Peace Operations in Africa

Chair:

Solomon Ayele Dersso, Head, Peace and Security Council Report, ISS Addis Ababa

Speakers:

Paul D. Williams, Associate Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University, Jide Okeke, Senior Civilian Planning Officer, Peace Support Operations Division, African Union Commission
November 14, 2014 9:00-10:30 a.m.

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Session Seven: Fighting Transnational Crime

Chair:

Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Anneli Botha, Senior Researcher, Transnational Threats and International Crimes Division, ISS Pretoria, Robert Afriye, Independent Research Analyst
November 14, 2014 1:30 p.m.-3:00 a.m.

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Session Six: Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency Cooperation in Africa

Chair:

Olusegun Akinsanya, Regional Representative and Senior Advisor, Institute for Security Studies

Speakers:

Hallelulah Lulie, Researcher, Peace and Security Council Report Program, Institute for Security Studies, Mehari Tadele, Matu Consultancy
November 14, 2014 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Session Eight: Addressing Environmental Insecurity

Chair:

Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Wondwosen Michago, Water Resources Consultant, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Mulugeta Mengist Ayalew, Advisor to the African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change, Jeff Milanette, Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center
November 14, 2014 3:15-4:45 p.m.

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November 13, 2014

National Program Meeting ⁄ Atlanta

Atlanta Roundtable: Political Challenges of the Ebola Crisis in West Africa

Speaker:

John J. Stremlau, Vice President, Peace Programs, Carter Center

Moderator:

Daniel J. Kaufman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
November 13, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m.

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General Meeting ⁄ Washington

A Conversation with Michael McCaul

Speaker:

Michael McCaul, Chairman, Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives (R-TX)

Presider:

Jane Holl Lute, President and Chief Executive Officer, Council on CyberSecurity
November 13, 2014 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Registration and Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Welcoming Remarks

Speakers:

Olusegun Akinsanya, Regional Representative and Senior Advisor, Institute for Security Studies, James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations
November 13, 2014 8:30-9:00 a.m.

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Session One: Evolving Security Challenges and State Fragility in Africa

Chair:

John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Andrews Atta Asamoah, Senior Researcher, Conflict Prevention and Risk Analysis Division, Institute for Security Studies, Cedric Barnes, Horn of Africa Project Director, International Crisis Group
November 13, 2014 9:00-10:30 a.m.

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Session Two: The Response of African Regional Institutions to Security Challenges

Chair:

Matthew Brubacher, Political Officer, United Nations to the AU

Speakers:

Solomon Ayele Dersso, Head of the Peace and Security Council Report, Institute for Security Studies, Alain Nyamitwe, Ambassador of Burundi and Member of the AU Peace and Security Council Secretariat
November 13, 2014 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

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Workshop ⁄ Washington

Keynote Address

Speaker:

Jeanine Cooper, Senior Advisor, UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response
November 13, 2014 12:15-1:30 p.m.

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