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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 Role of Resettlement in Refugee Responsibility Sharing

January 25, 2017 | Jessie Thomson, CIGI

This paper outlines the role of resettlement in the context of international responsibility sharing and proposes recommendations as to how resettlement could be more effectively and expeditiously used to respond to the global refugee crisis.

European Fiscal Union: Economic Rationale and Design Challenges

January 20, 2017 | Gilles Thirion, CEPS

This paper first provides an analytical framework pinpointing the five key elements of a fiscal union, takes stock of the existing features of economic and monetary union, and then analyzes the main arguments for and against further fiscal integration.

America’s International Role Under Donald Trump

January 18, 2017 | Chatham House

This report consists of 10 chapters that address the most significant axes of foreign policy for the Trump administration and considers the international context for each of policy areas and hypothesizes Trump's likely path.