CFR Symposium: Rising Powers and Global Institutions in the Twenty-First Century

Director: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program
May 19, 2010 - May 19, 2010

On Wednesday, May 19, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held a multisession, half-day symposium in Washington, DC, on the implications of rising powers for global governance.

This event was made possible through generous support from the Robina Foundation.

Symposium Summary

Meetings

Conference Panel Session

Global Economic Governance: Progress and Prospects in the G20, International Monetary Fund, and World Bank

Introductory Speaker:

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

Speakers:

Eli Whitney Debevoise II, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP, Former U.S. Executive Director, World Bank, Arvind Subramanian, Senior Fellow, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; Senior Research Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Antoine W. van Agtmael, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Emerging Markets Management LLC, Director, Strategic Investment Group

Presider:

David E. Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, New York Times
May 19, 2010

This meeting is on the record.

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Conference Panel Session

Global Security Institutions: The Nonproliferation Regime

Speakers:

Nobuyasu Abe, Director, Center for the Promotion of Disarmament and Nonproliferation, Japan Institute of International Affairs; Former Undersecretary-General for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations, Graham T. Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University., Abdul S. Minty, Deputy Director-General, Ambassador, and Special Representative for Disarmament and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development, Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa; Governor, Board of Governors, International Atomic Energy Agency

Presider:

Alexander T.J. Lennon, Editor in Chief, Washington Quarterly; Senior Fellow, International Security Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies.
May 19, 2010

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Conference Panel Session

Keynote Address by James Steinberg

Speaker:

James B. Steinberg, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of State

Presider:

Karen J. DeYoung, Associate Editor and Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, Washington Post
May 19, 2010

This meeting is on the record.

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