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May 5, 2022

Technology and Innovation
Virtual Roundtable: State-Sponsored Disinformation

Russia has made a concerted effort to discredit Western vaccines, while simultaneously promoting its own Sputnik V vaccine by paying influencers and creating misleading articles. China has also ampli…

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May 2, 2022

Economics
Renewing America Series: A U.S. Trade Rethink?

Panelists discuss U.S. trade policy, including the challenges of anti-globalization sentiment, the changing trade environment, and how the United States can develop a more coherent plan on trade. …

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March 22, 2022

Trade
The Implications of Russia’s Invasion on U.S. Trade

Jennifer Hillman, CFR senior fellow for trade and international political economy, discusses how the Russian invasion of Ukraine is affecting trade in the United States with host Carla Anne Robbins, …

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January 25, 2022

COVID-19
Reporting on the Omicron Variant and COVID-19 Testing

Jennifer Nuzzo, CFR senior fellow for global health, provides an overview on the COVID-19 omicron variant and information about testing. Shalina Chatlani, healthcare reporter for the Gulf States News…

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May 26, 2022

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Ukraine, Humanitarian Parole, and Refugee Resettlement

Kelly A. Gauger, deputy director in the Office of Refugee Admissions at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration and Kit Taintor, vice president of policy and pract…

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October 4, 2021

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The Latest Developments on COVID-19

Please join our panelists as they discuss the latest COVID-19 developments, the risks of the Delta variant, mask and vaccine mandates, booster shots, and the possible ramifications of many students a…

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March 8, 2021

Human Rights
The Biden Administration Agenda on Global Women’s Issues

The Joe Biden administration has announced it will establish the first-ever White House Gender Policy Council to coordinate federal efforts to advance gender equity and equality at home and abroad.  …

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June 25, 2021

LGBTQ+
LGBTQ+ Rights: Snapshots From Around the World

Panelists discuss global LGBTQ+ rights, from persecutions in Russia to the legalization of same-sex marriage in Taiwan, as well as the role of U.S. foreign policy in advancing and protecting LGBTQ+ r…

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November 19, 2018

Religion
The Global Refugee Response: Priorities and Prospects for Reform

Council on Foreign Relations American Academy of Religion luncheon. Mark Hetfield, Eskinder Negash, and Jennifer Sime discuss the global refugee response.

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November 19, 2020

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Virtual Roundtable: Preparing Democracies for Pandemics

The coronavirus pandemic has not been an advertisement for the healthy effects of democracy. There have been some notable success stories among democracies, but it is also true that nine out of the t…

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