The United States and the Future of Global Governance Roundtable Series

Director: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program
September 15, 2008 - Present

The United States and the Future of Global Governance roundtable series will focus on core global governance challenges and proposals for fundamental institutional reform. Topics will include overhaul of the UN Security Council; the reform and expansion of the G8; prospects for a global counterterrorism organization; the adaptation of U.S. sovereignty to a global age; the trade-offs between formal institutions and ad hoc coalitions; and the domestic and legislative preconditions for sustained U.S. multilateral engagement. This roundtable series is sponsored by CFR's Program on International Institutions and Global Governance and is supported by a generous grant from the Robina Foundation.

Workshops

Meetings

Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities in the Twenty-First Century

Speaker: Stephen Pomper, Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, National Security Staff
Presider: Stewart Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
May 29, 2014

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If Mayors Ruled the World: How Modern Cities are Transforming Global Politics

Speaker: Ben Barber, Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, The City University of New York; President and Founder of the Interdependance Movement; Walt Whitman Professor of Political Science Emeritus, Rutgers University
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program
December 11, 2013

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What is the "International Community"?

Speakers: Tod Lindberg, Reasearch Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
June 5, 2013

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The Challenges of Inclusive Multilateralism

Speaker: Alvaro de Vasconcelos, Coordinator of GG10 Steering Committee
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
April 24, 2013

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Smuggler Nation: A Conversation with Peter Andreas

Speakers: Peter R. Andreas, Interim Director and Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Brown University, Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Julia E. Sweig, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
February 5, 2013

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Advancing a Liberal World Order: A Strategy for Aligning the World's Like-Minded and Capable Democracies

Speaker: Ash Jain, Non-Resident Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director, International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
Discussant: David F. Gordon, Head of Research and Director of Global Macro Analysis, Eurasia Group
January 17, 2013 12:00–2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Global Trends 2030: The Shape of the Future and Implications for U.S. Policy

Speakers: Mathew J. Burrows, Counselor, National Intelligence Council, Robert A. Manning, Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
December 19, 2012

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Democratic Internationalism: An American Grand Strategy for a Post-exceptionalist Era

Speakers: David Brooks, Columnist, The New York Times, Daniel Deudney, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins, G. John Ikenberry, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
December 18, 2012

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ASEAN's Future and Asian Integration

Speakers: Murray Hiebert, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Joshua Kurlantzick, Fellow for Southeast Asia, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
December 4, 2012

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Global Economic Governance: Did the System Work?

Speakers: Daniel W. Drezner, Professor of International Politics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Matthew Goodman, William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
November 15, 2012

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Preventing the Next Iran: Toward a Strengthened Nonproliferation Regime

Speakers: Thomas Countryman, U.S. Department of State, Victor Gilinksy, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, Henry Sokolski
Presider: Matthew H. Kroenig, Council on Foreign Relations
June 11, 2012

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U.S. Policy for a Secure and Sustainable Outer Space

Speaker: Frank A. Rose, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Space and Defense Policy, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Micah Zenko, Fellow for Conflict Prevention, Council on Foreign Relations
May 23, 2012

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Taking Stock of the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Summit

Speakers: Corey Hinderstein, Vice President, International Program, Nuclear Threat Initiative, Bonnie D. Jenkins, Coordinator of Threat Reduction Programs, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
April 10, 2012

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Rio Plus Twenty: What to Expect

Speaker: Lawrence Gumbiner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
March 29, 2012

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A New Deal for Engaging Fragile and Conflict Affected States: Opportunities and Challenges

Speakers: Neil Levine, Director of Conflict Management and Mitigation, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, USAID, Nancy Lindborg, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, USAID
Presider: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Actio, Council on Foreign Relations
January 31, 2012

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Global Governance and National Sovereignty: What's at Stake

Speakers: John Fonte, Hudson Institute, Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Mark P. Lagon, Council on Foreign Relations
October 17, 2011

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Taking Stock of the UN High-Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases

Speakers: Nils Daulaire, Director, Office of Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kelly Henning, Director, International Health Programs, Bloomberg Foundation
Presider: Thomas J. Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development, Council on Foreign Relations
September 30, 2011

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Book Discussion with John Ikenberry: Liberal Leviathan

Speaker: G. John Ikenberry, Princeton University
Presider: Charles A. Kupchan, Council on Foreign Relations
June 2, 2011

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Rules of Engagement: A Conversation with Our UN Ambassadors in Geneva, Vienna, Montreal, and Rome

Speakers: Esther Diane Brimmer, U.S. Department of State, Ertharin Cousin, U.S. Department of State, Glyn Davies, U.S. Department of State, Betty King, U.S. Department of State, Joseph Murphy, U.S. Department of State, Duane Woerth, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
February 1, 2011

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UN Security Council Enlargement and U.S. Interests

Speakers: Kara C. McDonald, U.S. Department of State, Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: R. Nicholas Burns, Harvard Kennedy School
December 8, 2010

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Global Governance 2025: The Shifting Landscape of World Order

Speakers: William Burke-White, U.S. Department of State; University of Pennsylvania Law School, Giovanni Grevi, Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior, Alvaro de Vasconcelos, European Union Institute for Security Studies in Paris
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
November 10, 2010

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The UN Human Rights Council: The Fruits of Engaging

Speaker: Suzanne F. Nossel, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
Discussant: Mark P. Lagon, Council on Foreign Relations
October 12, 2010

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Transnational Organized Crime as a Threat to Peace and Security

Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director, International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
Discussants: M. Cherif Bassiouni, Distinguished Research Professor of Law Emeritus and President Emeritus, International Human Rights Law Institute, DePaul University College of Law, Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; Director-General, United Nations Office in Vienna
June 17, 2010

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U.S. Human Rights Policy: Progress and Obstacles in Multilateral Fora

Speakers: Tom Malinowski, Human Rights Watch, Michael Posner, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
June 4, 2010

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The G8, the G20, and the Future of Global Economic Coordination

Speaker: Robert D. Hormats, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
May 14, 2010

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The United States, the IAEA, and the NPT Review Conference: A Discussion with Ambassador Glyn Davies

Speaker: Glyn Davies, U.S. Mission to the International Atomic Energy and the U.N. Office in Vienna, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Paul Lettow, Council on Foreign Relations
Discussant: Henry Sokolski, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
May 3, 2010

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Global Energy Governance: The Evolving Role of the IEA

Speaker: Fatih Birol, International Energy Agency
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
March 10, 2010

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The G20: What Implications for the United Nations?

Speaker: Vanu Gopala Menon, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Nations
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
February 5, 2010

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Pursuing International Justice: A Conversation with Luis Moreno-Ocampo

Speakers: Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), Stephen M. Schwebel, Former President and Judge, International Court of Justice
February 4, 2010 6:00–6:30 p.m. - Dinner Reception
6:30–7:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Stopping Illicit Financial Flows: "Dirty Money" and the Threat to the World Economy

Speakers: Raymond Baker, Center for International Policy, Jack Blum, Tax Justice Network, USA
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
February 3, 2010

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The Challenge of Global Development: What Role for the G8 and G20?

Speakers: Michael Hofmann, World Bank, Jim Kolbe, German Marshall Fund of the United States
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Director, International Institutions and Global Governance Program, CFR
November 24, 2009

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The Future of Multilateralism: A Transatlantic Conversation

Speaker: Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Visiting Fellow, Center for Strategic & International Studies
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director, Program on International Institutions and Global Governance, CFR
September 18, 2009

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Prospects for Pittsburgh: What to Expect at the G20 Summit

Speakers: Alan Alexandroff, Center for International Governance Innovation, Andy Cooper, Center for International Governance Innovation, Eric Helleiner, Center for International Governance Innovation, David Shorr, Stanley Foundation
Chair: Edward Alden, Council on Foreign Relations
September 15, 2009

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The National Interest and the Law of the Sea

Speaker: Thomas R. Pickering, Hills & Company
Presider: Scott G. Borgerson, Council on Foreign Relations
June 24, 2009

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Tomorrow's Institution Today: The Promise of the Proliferation Security Initiative

Speaker: Amitai Etzioni, The George Washington University
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
April 21, 2009 5:30–6:00 p.m. - Dinner Reception
6:00–7:00 p.m. - Meeting

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The Autonomy Rule: A New Principle of International Order for a Post-Western Era

Speakers: Charles A. Kupchan, Council on Foreign Relations, Adam Mount, Georgetown University
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
April 13, 2009

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The Responsibility to Contain: Protecting Sovereignty under International Law

Speaker: Michael Chertoff, The Chertoff Group
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
March 11, 2009

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Managing Global Insecurity: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats

Speakers: Bruce Jones, Center on International Cooperation, New York University, Carlos B. Pascual, The Brookings Institution, Stephen J. Stedman, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
Discussant: Leslie H. Gelb, Council on Foreign Relations
March 3, 2009 12:15–12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30–2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Ready to Lead? Rethinking America’s Role in a Changed World

Speaker: Robin Niblett, Chatham House
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
March 2, 2009

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The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and for All

Speaker: Gareth Evans, International Crisis Group
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
February 20, 2009

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Balancing Representation and Effectiveness in Reforming International Institutions

Speakers: Vijaya Ramachandran, Center for Global Development, Enrique J. Rueda-Sabater, CISCO Systems
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
February 20, 2009

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The New G20 Meetings and Global Economic Cooperation and Governance

Speaker: Kemal Dervis, United Nations Development Programme
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
February 3, 2009

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The Last New World Order: The Rise of American Multilateralism and Historical Lessons for Today

Speaker: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: James Traub, The New York Times Magazine
January 8, 2009

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The Responsibility to Protect: Moving from Principle to Practice

Speakers: Victoria Holt, Henry L. Stimson Center, Edward C. Luck, International Peace Institute
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
November 6, 2008

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The Next American Century: How the United States Can Thrive as Other Powers Rise

Speakers: Nina L. Hachigian, Center for American Progress, Mona K. Sutphen, Stonebridge International LLC
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
October 22, 2008

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Prospects and Scenarios for G8 Reform

Speakers: Colin I. Bradford, The Brookings Institution, Bruce Jones, Center for International Cooperation, New York University
Presider: Paul W. Stewart, Council on Foreign Relations
October 20, 2008

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A League of their Own? Prospects for a Concert of Democracies

Speakers: Ivo H. Daalder, The Brookings Institution, Charles A. Kupchan, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
October 16, 2008

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Do We Need a Global Counterterrorism Organization?

Speakers: Alistair Millar, Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, Eric Rosand, Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
September 15, 2008

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