Rising Powers and Global Institutions in the Twenty-First Century
On Wednesday, May 19, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) will hold a multisession, half-day symposium in Washington, DC, on the implications of rising powers for global governance.
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Reception
8:30 – 8:40 a.m. Opening Remarks: World Order and Multilateral Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century
8:40 – 9:50 a.m. Global Economic Governance: Progress and Prospects in the G20, International Monetary Fund, and World Bank
9:50 – 9:55 a.m. Break
9:55 – 11:10 a.m. Global Security Institutions: The Nonproliferation Regime
11:10 – 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Keynote Address and Conversation with James B. Steinberg
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Reception
This chart book shows the growth in foreign ownership of U.S. assets over time.
For much of the twentieth century, leaders and policymakers around the world viewed the strategic importance of trade, and of international economic policy more generally, largely through the lens of military strength.