Meetings: Experts on the Issues

2008 Foreign Policy Symposium: Democracy and America's Role in the World

Speakers: Lorne W. Craner, Michael J. Gerson, Richard N. Haass, Henry A. Kissinger, Vin Weber, and Ken Wollack
Presider: J. Brian Atwood

Experts discuss the role of democracy promotion in U.S. foreign policy as part of a three-day symposium during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, cosponsored with the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

This symposium was underwritten by Chevron Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company, the Stanford Financial Group, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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2008 Foreign Policy Symposium: The Greater Middle East

Speakers: Michael N. Barnett, Steven A. Cook, and Vali R. Nasr
Presider: Richard N. Haass

Watch experts discuss U.S. foreign policy with regard to the Middle East as part of a three-day symposium during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, cosponsored with the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

This symposium was underwritten by Chevron Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company, the Stanford Financial Group, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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2008 Foreign Policy Symposium: Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next Administration

Speakers: Edward Alden, Kim R. Holmes, Michael Levi, and Benn Steil
Introductory Speaker: Larry Jacobs
Presider: Richard N. Haass

Experts discuss the various foreign policy challenges the next U.S. administration will face as part of a three-day symposium during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, cosponsored with the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

This symposium was underwritten by Chevron Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company, the Stanford Financial Group, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Combating Global Poverty

Speakers: Ben Affleck, Madeleine K. Albright, Nancy Birdsall, John J. Danilovich, Thomas A. Daschle, Hernando de Soto, Donald M. Payne, Timothy E. Wirth, James D. Wolfensohn, and Obiageli Ezekwesili
Presider: Gayle Smith

Experts discuss the challenges global poverty presents and recommend approaches that can help to overcome poverty, inequality, and the concomitant barriers to opportunity for the world's poor at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, cosponsored with the National Democratic Institute, the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and the City and County of Denver's 2008 Rocky Mountain Roundtable.

This roundtable was underwritten, in part, by Chevron Corporation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Enhancing The U.S. Role in the World

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Richard N. Haass, Richard C. Holbrooke, Jessica T. Mathews, and Vin Weber
Presider: Tom Brokaw

Experts discuss the deterioration of U.S. international standing and challenges and strategies for enhancing the U.S.'s role in the world at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, cosponsored with the National Democratic Institute, the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and the City and County of Denver's 2008 Rocky Mountain Roundtable.

This roundtable was underwritten, in part, by Chevron Corporation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next Administration

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Edward Alden, Elizabeth C. Economy, Tom J. Farer, and Michael A. Levi
Introductory Speakers: Robert D. Coombe, John Hickenlooper, and Jim Polsfut
Presider: Richard N. Haass

Experts discuss foreign policy challenges for the next administration at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, featuring a special address by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, cosponsored with the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the City and County of Denver's 2008 Rocky Mountain Roundtable.

This roundtable was underwritten, in part, by Chevron Corporation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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