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The Council of Councils Inaugural Conference: Washington, DC

Mar 12, 2012—Mar 13, 2012


On March 12-13, 2012, CFR convened the inaugural Council of Councils conference in Washington, DC.

Participants discussed four major themes:

• The overall state of global governance and multilateral cooperation
• The status of the nuclear nonproliferation regime (with a focus on Iran)
• The dollar's future as the world's reserve currency
• The criteria for humanitarian intervention, in the wake of regime change in Libya, and an ongoing crisis in Syria.