Transcripts

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

CEO Speaker Series: A Conversation with James McNerney Jr.

Speaker: Jim McNerney
Presider: David G. Bradley

Boeing Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney discusses the involvement of the business community in foreign policy; U.S. global competitiveness and the challenge of balancing fiscal austerity with necessary technology and innovation investment; and Boeing's outlook for the future.

The CEO Speaker series is a unique forum for leading global CEOs to share their insights on issues that are at the center of commerce and foreign policy and to speak to the changing role of business in the international community. The series, sponsored by the Corporate Program, is one way that CFR seeks to integrate perspectives from the business community into ongoing dialogues on pressing policy issues, such as the international economic recovery, sustainable growth and job creation, and the expanding reach and impact of technology.


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Scalable Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

Speakers: James Habyarimana, Matthew L. Myers, and Bernhard Weigl
Presider: Thomas Bollyky

James Habyarimana, Matthew L. Myers, and Bernhard Weigl discuss scalable and practical strategies developing countries can use to address the global health challenges of noncommunicable diseases. This session is part two of the two session meeting, Noncommunicable Diseases and the New Global Health.

See more in Global; Diseases, Noncommunicable; Health Policy and Initiatives

Innovative Solutions in Responding to Future Challenges

Panelists: Arwa Damon, Strive Masiyiwa, Sarah Sewall, and Richard Williamson

This meeting is part of the symposium entitled Imagine the Unimaginable: Ending Genocide in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and CNN.

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Over the Horizon: Global Trends Affecting Genocide

Panelists: Chris Kojm, Peter Schwartz, and Timothy D. Snyder

This meeting is part of the symposium entitled Imagine the Unimaginable: Ending Genocide in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and CNN.

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The New North American Energy Paradigm: Reshaping the Future

Speaker: Rex W. Tillerson
Presider: Alan S. Murray

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation, discusses North America's natural gas and oil resources, technological innovations, and their effect on the global energy market.

This meeting is part of the Corporate Program's CEO Speaker Series, which provides a forum for leading global CEOs to share their priorities and insights before a high-level audience of CFR members. The series aims to educate the CFR membership on the private sector's important role in the policy debate by engaging the global business community's top leadership.

See more in North America; Energy Policy; Oil

Inside Korea

Speakers: Hyun In-taek and General Kim Tae-Young
Presider: Charles L. "Jack" Pritchard

Hyun In-taek and Kim Tae-young discuss their experiences managing crises on the Korean peninsula in 2010 and their policy recommendations for future U.S.-ROK cooperation.

See more in Defense and Security; South Korea; North Korea