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
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