Event Audio

A chance to go inside Council on Foreign Relations on-the-record meetings, in their entirety. Listen to world leaders and foreign policy experts discuss and debate the most pressing issues in international affairs.

A Conversation With Robert J. Shiller

Speaker: Robert J. Shiller
Presider: Peter R. Orszag
Introductory Speaker: Robert E. Rubin

Robert J. Shiller discusses the importance of economic irrationality, crowd behavior, and other elements of behavioral finance in understanding the global economy and making effective economic policy.

See more in Global; Economics

A Conversation with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Presider: Rachel B. Vogelstein
Speaker: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, under-secretary-general of the United Nations and executive director of UN Women joined the Women and Foreign Policy program’s director, Rachel Vogelstein, to discuss implementation of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. 

See more in Global; Development

Zika Virus Update

Speaker: Laurie Garrett
Speaker: Cláudio Maierovitch Pessanha Henriques
Presider: Sheri L. Fink

Experts discuss the Zika virus health emergency, its impact on Brazil, and actions that need to be taken to prevent a crisis.

See more in Global; Diseases, Infectious