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The Council of Councils Tenth Regional Conference: Buenos Aires

Nov 5, 2017—Nov 7, 2017

On November 5–7, 2017, the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) and CFR convened the tenth Council of Councils regional conference, Latin America, the World Today, and the Future of Global Governance, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Latest Member Publications

Don’t Renegotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership

January 29, 2018 | Stephen Grenville, Lowy

This argues that Australia should welcome U.S. participation in the TPP, but assert that renegotiation that further benefits the United States will not occur.

Avoiding Nuclear Crisis in Asia

January 23, 2018 | Rajesh Basrur, RSIS

This argues that the nuclear-armed Northeast and South Asian states need to rethink their approach to confrontation due to the high risk in the historical pattern of brinkmanship and caution.

2017 Global Diplomacy Index: Asia’s Ties to the World

December 19, 2017 | Alex Oliver and Erin Harris, Lowy

The Lowy Institute has released an updated and expanded 2017 Global Diplomacy Index, an interactive map that plots around 7000 individual embassies, consulates and other representations in over 700 cities across the globe.