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Drawing on lessons learned from his distinguished diplomatic career, Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker discusses women's integral role in peacemaking and peacekeeping, with a focus on Afghanistan.
This session is part of the What's New in Women, Peace, and Security: From Theory to Practice Workshop.
See more in Women; Afghanistan
Vittorio Grilli, Italy's minister of economy and finance, discusses recent economic developments in Italy and the eurozone.
See more in International Finance; Italy
Mike Duke, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., discusses the role of business in sustainability, women's economic empowerment, food security, and the global middle class.
See more in Business and Foreign Policy
Director General Amano discusses challenges facing the IAEA, including action plans for global nuclear safeguards and security.
See more in Defense and Security; United States; Weapons of Mass Destruction
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
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
Chevron Chairman and CEO John Watson shares his views on how U.S.-based multinational corporations can help expand American influence abroad and be a positive force for progress. Watson also discusses recent global energy trends, including the rise in production of shale gas and other unconventional energy sources, that are being driven by advances in energy technology.
See more in Business and Foreign Policy
Jean Edward Smith, senior scholar at Columbia University's history department, discusses his new book, Eisenhower in War and Peace.
See more in History and Theory of International Relations
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
Tim Weiner and film director Carl Colby discuss the film The Man Nobody Knew, which uncovers the secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster William Colby.
See more in Intelligence; United States
Claudio Loser and Antoine van Agtmael discuss perspectives on how Latin American countries have weathered the global financial crisis and assess what is at stake for the region's economies in the future.
See more in Latin America and the Caribbean; Financial Crises
Experts discuss CFR's Renewing America initiative issues: the U.S. fiscal cliff, government regulations, the state of U.S. infrastructure, and the economic consequences of political polarization.
See more in United States; Infrastructure; Financial Crises
Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of JP Morgan Chase & Co., discusses the state of the global economy.
See more in Global; International Finance; Financial Crises
Vivek Wadhwa discusses his work with AnnaLee Saxenian of Berkeley on the critical contributions of immigrant entrepreneurs to the rise of Silicon Valley.
See more in United States; Entrepreneurship; Immigration
Gil Kerlikowske, director of the National Drug Control Policy, discusses global drug policy, including a new emphasis on programs that recognize drug addiction as a disease of the brain instead of a moral failure, domestic and international trends in drug consumption, and the diversification of transnational criminal organizations.
See more in Drug Trafficking and Control
Shibley Telhami and film director Soraya Umewaka discuss the film Tomorrow We Will See, which follows a new generation of artists and designers living in Beirut.
See more in Lebanon; Culture and Foreign Policy
Iranian minister of foreign affairs Ali Akbar Salehi discusses Iran's nuclear program, sanctions, and the country's relationship with the United States.
See more in Iran; Presidents and Chiefs of State
Acting Secretary Blank discusses policies and investments for supporting U.S. competitiveness and job growth.
See more in United States; Competitiveness; Labor
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
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