Religion and Foreign Policy

2018 Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop

CFR hosted the 2018 Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop on May 8 and 9, in New York. The workshop brought together high-level congregational and lay leaders, scholars of religion, and representatives of faith-based organizations from across the country for conversations on pressing global concerns with policymakers, CFR fellows, and other experts. 

Opening Session: The World: How Worried Should You Be?

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Richard N. Haass on top concerns in U.S. foreign policy and global affairs, moderated by Juju Chang.

Plenary I: The Immigration Debate

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T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Camille J. Mackler, and Shannon K. O’Neil on the U.S. immigration debate, moderated by Julia Preston.

Plenary II: Religious Literacy in Global Affairs

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Diane L. Moore, Farah Pandith, and Chris Seiple on religious literacy in global affairs, moderated by Linda K. Wertheimer.

Plenary III: Faith, Poverty, and Action

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David Beckmann, Simone Campbell, and Ruth W. Messinger on faith, poverty, and action, moderated by Lisa Sharon Harper.  

View the 2018 Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop agenda

Networking
Networking
Conference question
Conference question
Listening to the opening keynote by Richard N. Haass
Listening to the opening keynote by Richard N. Haass
Opening reception
Opening reception
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