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  • Global Memo

    Refreshing Global Trade Governance

    Refreshing Global Trade Governance
  • Global Memo

    Steering a World in Disarray: Ten Summits to Watch in 2017

    Steering a World in Disarray: Ten Summits to Watch in 2017
  • Global Memo

    Global Perspectives: Rapid Reactions to U.S. Election Results

    Global Perspectives: Rapid Reactions to U.S. Election Results
  • Global Memo

    Governance or Arms Control? The Future of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

    Governance or Arms Control? The Future of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
  • Global Memo

    Can Multilateral Efforts Save Threatened Wildlife?

    Can Multilateral Efforts Save Threatened Wildlife?
  • Global Memo

    The Hague Tribunal’s South China Sea Ruling: Empty Provocation or Slow-Burning Influence?

    The Hague Tribunal’s South China Sea Ruling: Empty Provocation or Slow-Burning Influence?

Events

The Council of Councils Ninth Regional Conference: Berlin

Oct 30, 2016—Nov 1, 2016

On October 30–November 1, 2016, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and CFR convened the ninth Council of Councils regional conference, "Regional Security in a Turbulent World," in Berlin, Germany.

Latest Member Publications

The NPT and the Origins of NATO’s Nuclear Sharing Arrangements

February 23, 2017 | William Alberque, IFRI

This report tracks the history of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and argues it has been successful because of its roots in multilateral power and burden sharing which addressed, in some capacity, the concerns of all treaty parties.

The Nuclear Deterrence Dialogue in Asia

February 21, 2017 | Andrew Futter, ORF

This paper highlights the important role Asian nations will play in the “second nuclear age” and outlines the challenges facing the region.

TPP12 vs TPP11: Gainers and Losers

February 15, 2017 | Pradumna B. Rana and Ji Xianbai, RSIS

This paper calls for the pursuit of the TPP without the United States, arguing that member states would see economic and cooperative benefits regardless of the United States’ nonparticipation.