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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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Legal Empowerment and Justice for the Poor

Speakers: Vivek Maru and Michael Woolcock
Presider: Terra Lawson-Remer

Vivek Maru and Michael Woolcock evaluate efforts of nonprofits and global development institutions to help all people exercise their rights, increase government accountability, and participate in governance.

See more in Poverty; Human Rights; Global

World Energy Outlook 2012

Speaker: Fatih Birol
Presider: Gary Ross

Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency (IEA), explains findings in the IEA's flagship publication, World Energy Outlook 2012. The report presents authoritative projections of energy trends through 2035 and insights into what they mean for energy security, environmental sustainability, and economic development.

See more in Global; Energy Policy

A Conversation with Julius Genachowski

Speaker: Julius Genachowski
Presider: Daniel B. Prieto

Julius Genachowski discusses the challenges and opportunities of the Federal Communications Commission's role in international telecommunications policy and its ongoing mission to promote Internet freedom, competition, innovation, and investment in broadband services around the globe.

See more in Telecommunications; United States

Europe from a Central European Perspective

Speaker: János Martonyi
Presider: Nancy G. Brinker

Hungarian foreign minister János Martonyi discusses the current state of affairs in Europe from the Hungarian perspective.

See more in Hungary

Iran and the Bomb: Hold or Hit?

Speakers: Matthew H. Kroenig and Trita Parsi
Presider: Gideon Rose

Matthew H. Kroenig and Trita Parsi debate whether an outside power should strike Iran to stop its nuclear program, as part of CFR's Third Annual Back-to-School Event.

Learn more about CFR's resources for the classroom at Educators Home.

See more in Iran

A Conversation with Moncef Marzouki

Speaker: Mohamed Moncef Marzouki
Presider: Gideon Rose

Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki describes the history of the democratic movement in his country, as well as Tunisia's role in the Arab uprisings.

See more in Tunisia

A Conversation with Hina Rabbani Khar

Speaker: Hina Rabbani Khar
Presider: Madeleine K. Albright

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

A Conversation with Jim McNerney

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.

See more in United States; Business and Foreign Policy