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May 16, 2018

West Africa
Play Sirleaf Darryl G. Behrman Lecture on Africa Policy With Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discusses the importance of women's involvement in development and democracy in Africa.

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The Darryl G. Behrman Lecture on Africa Policy

Inaugurated in 2005, the Darryl G. Behrman Lectureship on Africa Policy was funded by members of the Behrman family in memory of Darryl G. Behrman, who came to the United States from South Africa. He…

December 6, 2017

United States
Play Session I Hacked Cybersecurity Threats to the Integrity of U.S. Elections

The panelists will provide an overview of the complex problems facing election cybersecurity and offer recommendations to protect the integrity of elections from cyber threats.

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October 17, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Play RTSK985_EC.jpg Africa Update: Perspectives From International CEOs

Two African members of CFR's Global Board of Advisors discuss the geopolitical and geoeconomic issues facing the continent today. CFR's Global Board of Advisors, founded in 2012, fosters a dialogue b…

November 24, 2015

United States
Play RTR4IG4J_EC.jpg Lessons Learned After the Ebola Crisis

Thomas Frieden discusses lessons learned from the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

February 27, 2015

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Play Artificial-Intelligence-27F.jpg Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT Professor Emeritus and Rethink Robotics Founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon's Abhinav Gupta, and MIT's Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial int…

February 27, 2015

Global
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT professor emeritus and Rethink Robotics’ founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon’s Abhinav Gupta, and MIT’s Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial in…

July 8, 2014

South Africa
Cape Town Mayor Says Clean Government and Pro-Business Policies Are Keys to Development

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille joins Ann Cooper of Columbia University to offer her thoughts on recent events in South African politics.

July 8, 2014

South Africa
Cape Town Mayor Says Clean Government and Pro-Business Policies Are Keys to Development

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille joins Ann Cooper of Columbia University to offer her thoughts on recent events in South African politics.