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As part of its mission, CFR convenes meetings in New York, Washington, DC, and other cities where senior government officials, global leaders, and prominent thinkers come together with CFR members to discuss and debate major international issues.
Many of these on-the-record meetings are streamed live. Upcoming CFR Live meetings are listed below. You can also subscribe to CFR's YouTube channel for updates. Additionally, CFR maintains an archive of full-length videos from its on-the-record meetings, as well as transcripts and audio recordings.
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Italian prime minister Mario Monti discusses his tenure in office and his country's participation in the eurozone.
The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
See more in Italy; Financial Crises
President Calderón discusses recent developments in Mexico, bilateral relations with the United States, and the country's role on the international stage.
See more in Mexico; United States
Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her vision for the ICC, her current caseload, and the court's role on the international stage.
This meeting is part of the David Rockefeller Lecture Series.
See more in Courts and Tribunals; Global
Pakistani foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar discusses U.S.-Pakistan relations, focusing on the bilateral relationship beyond national security concerns.
See more in United States; Pakistan
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.
See more in United States; Business and Foreign Policy
Experts 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 Diseases, Noncommunicable; Global
Experts analyze the current state of world economies.
This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
See more in Global; International Finance; Financial Crises
John O. Brennan discusses U.S. policy toward Yemen, the status of Yemen's political transition and economic recovery program, as well as the humanitarian and security situation throughout the country.
See more in Asia and Pacific
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 Oil; Energy Policy; United States
Ambassador Carlos Gianelli Derois and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein discuss the challenges that governments face in balancing international trade and tobacco control objectives and the increasing number of trade disputes involving tobacco control that have arisen under bilateral investment treaties (BIT) and at the WTO.
This meeting is part of the Global Health, Economics, and Development Roundtable Series, which provides a forum for U.S. policymakers, academics, and other prominent experts to evaluate the most pressing health and development challenges afflicting low- and middle-income countries. The series explores best practices and potential solutions from the field's leading thinkers and serves to educate and engage CFR's influential membership.
See more in United States; Trade
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 South Korea; United States; Regional Security
Secretary Geithner discusses the state of the global economy and the U.S. recovery.
See more in Financial Crises; EU
A panel discussion marking the release of CFR's new ebook, Iran: The Nuclear Challenge. The essays in this volume, all authored by fellows in CFR's David Rockefeller Studies Program and edited by Robert Blackwill, inform readers on how, not what, to think about Iran's nuclear activities.
See more in Iran; Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation
John Lewis Gaddis, author of George F. Kennan: An American Life, discusses the diplomatic and personal legacy of George F. Kennan, former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union.
This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today.
See more in History and Theory of International Relations; Europe
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres discusses the current state of the world's refugees.
This meeting is part of the Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture series, which was established by the Council and the family of Arthur C. Helton, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations who died in the August 2003 bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad. The Helton Lectureship is an annual event at which one or more speakers address pressing issues in the broad field of human rights and humanitarian concerns.
See more in Global; Refugees and the Displaced
Activist and advocate Chen Guangcheng discusses his personal journey, human rights, and the rule of law in China.
See more in Human Rights; China; Rule of Law
Senator Marco Rubio discusses foreign policy challenges facing the United States.
See more in Politics and Strategy; United States
General C. Robert Kehler discusses the future of U.S. strategic nuclear forces, as well as U.S. Strategic Command's broader mission to deter and detect attacks against the U.S. and its allies, prepare for emerging threats around the world, and defend the nation as directed.
See more in United States; Defense and Security
William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, discusses monetary policy.
This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Economics.
See more in Monetary Policy; United States
Ahead of Egypt's first presidential election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, Steven A. Cook and Michele Dunne assess the country's current political landscape and U.S. policy options moving forward.
See more in Egypt; Elections