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June 1, 2018

Food and Water Security
Play Countdown to Day Zero: Water Scarcity and Security Countdown to Day Zero: Water Scarcity and Security

Panelists discuss the causes of water crises, the threat they pose to stability and security, and policy options to address them.

October 12, 2011

Global
Mobile’s Role in Women’s Development

Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, discusses the gender gap in access to mobile technology. Research conducted by Blair’s organization has found that the gender gap is pa…

April 14, 2015

Politics and Government
Marco-Rubio Campaign 2016: Senator Marco Rubio, GOP Presidential Candidate

Long shots sometimes pay off. Just ask Senator Marco Rubio. He won his first race for political office at age 26 by beating an incumbent county commissioner. A year later he won a seat in Florida’s s…

April 1, 2014

Global
World Bank Announces Increased Lending to Support Goal of Ending Extreme Poverty

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 mad…

June 11, 2013

United States
Regulation, Behavior, and Paternalism

Cass R. Sunstein, former White House Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, discusses findings from his latest book, Simpler: The Future of Government, and discusses the i…

November 20, 2008

Trade
The African Growth and Opportunity Act

The African Growth and Opportunity Act has boosted U.S.-Africa trade and is viewed favorably by economists. But experts say African states must build trade capacity to benefit fully.

October 24, 2011

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
Losing Ground in the Vaccine Fight? Denialism, Measles, Polio, and Mumps - Old Scourges and New Problems

Experts discuss current global vaccination efforts in conjunction with the launch of CFR's Vaccine-Preventable Outbreak Interactive Map.

October 5, 2011

Global
Women and Mobile: A Global Opportunity

ISOBEL COLEMAN: Good afternoon. Good afternoon, everybody. If you could please take your seats, we're going to get started. Since we have three terrific speakers and lots of interesting ground to co…