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The David A. Morse Lecture

About the Lectureship Series

Inaugurated in 1994, this lecture supports an annual meeting with a distinguished speaker. It honors the memory of lawyer, public servant, and internationalist David A. Morse, an active CFR member for nearly thirty years.

Speakers are invited to focus on one of Morse’s many concerns, which included North-South relations, human rights, international organizations and labor, conflict resolution, and relations with Asia. The lecture program is funded by gifts from CFR members and friends of the Morse family. To find out more about supporting CFR, click here.



One year into the World Bank's campaign to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030, Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, joins CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera to discuss the progress that has been made and plans for the future.

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament

Related Readings: Joint Statement to the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference by The Five Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council  


The CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative connects religious and congregational leaders, scholars, and thinkers with CFR’s resources on U.S. foreign policy and provides a forum for this community to discuss pressing international issues (


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