Event Transcripts

CFR maintains an archive of unedited transcripts from its on-the-record meetings. Separate archives of audio and video recordings are also available.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

Presider: Michael A. Levi
Speaker: Sheila A. Smith
Speaker: Edward Alden

Following the agreement reached on the Trans-Pacific Partnership by the United States and eleven other countries, Council on Foreign Relations experts assessed the trade deal’s consequences for the global trade regime, geopolitics, and the international economy.

See more in Asia and Pacific; Trade

International Trade Policy

Speaker: Edward Alden
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Edward Alden, CFR’s Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow and director of the CFR Renewing America publication series, discusses international trade policy and American competitiveness, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

See more in Global; Trade

The Migrant Crisis in Europe

Presider: Susan F. Martin
Speaker: Gregory A. Maniatis
Speaker: Nancy Lindborg

Experts assess the current state of the escalating migration and refugee crisis in Europe.

See more in Europe; Migration