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The Council of Councils Eighth Annual Conference: Washington

May 5, 2019—May 7, 2019


On May 5-7, 2019, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted the Council of Councils Eighth Annual Conference in Washington.

Participants discussed six major themes:

  • What Should the Future World Order Look Like?
  • Managing Global Catastrophic Risk: Nuclear Weapons 
  • Confronting the Challenges of a Rapidly Urbanizing World 
  • How Do We Ensure Freedom has a Future?
  • Multilateral Responses to a Planetary Environmental Crisis
  • Multilateral Conflict Management: Yemen
On Tuesday, May 7, CFR also launched the fifth annual Council of Councils Report Card on International Cooperation.