Videos

CFR maintains an archive of full-length videos from its on-the-record meetings, as well as brief highlight videos for select meetings. Separate archives of transcripts and audio recordings are also available.

Economic Prospects for the Eurozone

Speaker: Willem H. Buiter
Presider: J. Tomilson Hill

Willem H. Buiter, chief economist at Citigroup, discusses break-up risk, sovereign debt restructuring, bank creditor bail-ins, debt mutualization, austerity, and growth in the eurozone.

See more in EU; Economics

Congo Update

Speakers: Mvemba Phezo Dizolele, Tony Gambino, and Ben Rawlence
Presider: Mora McLean

Mvemba Dizolele, Tony Gambino, and Ben Rawlence discuss the long history of the Congo, the roadblocks to a sustainable framework agreement, and recommendations for the United States and regional players moving forward.

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Direct Connection: Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security

Speakers: Harrison Ford, Richard N. Haass, and Peter Seligmann
Introductory Speaker: Jill Sigal

Harrison Ford, Richard N. Haass, and Peter Seligmann discuss the concept of sustainability as an integrated approach that encompasses economic, social, and environmental concerns, and how security is directly connected to environmental issues. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.

Conservation and Sustainability: The Role of the Private Sector

Speakers: Donna A. Harman, Beth Keck, and David T. Perry
Presider: Theodore Roosevelt IV

Donna A. Harman, Beth Keck, and David T. Perry discuss efforts taken by their respective organizations to achieve environmental and sustainability goals along their global supply chains, citing social and ethical imperatives as primary drivers. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.

Government Efforts to Promote Conservation and Sustainability: Are They Working?

Speakers: Stewart M. Patrick, Tebelelo Seretse, and Katherine Sierra
Presider: Richard Harris

Stewart Patrick, Tebelelo Seretse, and Katherine Sierra discuss sustainability and conservation achievements, citing promising models of sub-global efforts and Botswana's work in incorporating conservation values into its governance and culture. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.

A Conversation with Richard L. Engel

Speaker: Richard L. Engel
Presider: Jamie McIntyre

Richard L. Engel discusses how natural resources and environmental considerations are incorporated into global threat assessments, noting that climate change is a national security game changer. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.


Scarcity and Security in Africa

Speakers: Jendayi Frazer, Juergen Voegele, and Gary Weir
Presider: Harry Broadman

Jendayi Frazer, Juergen Voegele, and Gary Weir flesh out the drivers of scarcity and security challenges related to natural resources in Africa, focusing on natural resource management. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.

See more in Africa (sub-Saharan); Environmental Policy

Natural Capital: Are Resources Scarce or Sustainable?

Speakers: Blake Clayton, Geoff Dabelko, and Greg Stone
Presider: Juliet Eilperin

Blake Clayton, Geoff Dabelko, and Greg Stone discuss natural capital accounting and valuing ecosystem services as key components in promoting sustainable natural resource management, while noting the role of technology in overcoming perceived natural resource scarcity. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.

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A Conversation with Kerri-Ann Jones

Speaker: Kerri-Ann Jones
Introductory Speakers: Richard N. Haass and Peter Seligmann
Presider: James M. Lindsay

Kerri-Ann Jones discusses the work that the State Department is doing internationally to aid conservation efforts. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.