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June 26, 2006

International Organizations
Silverberg Says UN Reform Process Slow and Inadequate So Far

Kristen Silverberg, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, says management reform is needed at the UN to increase effectiveness and accountability.

November 28, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
women protest argentina Eliminating Violence Against Women

This week marks the United Nations' Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, when the United Nations, partner organizations, and governments around the world galvanize attention to gen…

January 9, 2018

Conflict Prevention
Play The White House What to Worry About in 2018

Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.

November 7, 2017

Human Rights
Play Nadia Murad Countering Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence in Conflict

Panelists discuss the devastating abuses of human trafficking and sexual violence, how they are used as a tactic of terror by extremist organizations, and current efforts to prevent these crimes and …

March 23, 2011

Bahrain
Un-Unified Oppositions in Bahrain and Yemen

Opposition movements in Bahrain and Yemen are hobbled by societal and sectarian divisions that were finessed in Tunisia and Egypt, says Middle East expert Kristin Smith Diwan.

April 20, 2012

Trade
Parents and education advocates demonstrate on the steps of New York's City Hall for higher progressive taxes to close funding shortfalls in education. (Mike Segar/Courtesy Reuters) Morning Brief: Affluence Correlates with Test Scores

The Brookings Institution released a report on the correlation between income inequality and school quality. Schools in more affluent areas are likely to have higher average test scores, and housing …

September 29, 2017

Development
Podcast Indian Women Wait at Bank A Conversation With Neal Keny-Guyer and Ann Miles

Women's economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity, according to global data from the World Bank, IMF, McKinsey, and the OECD. Yet despite the consensus around women's role in…

December 2, 2014

United States
Play Brown.jpg Senator Sherrod Brown on a Strategy of "Principled Resolve" Toward China

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joins Restone Global's Lorne W. Craner, to discuss a new approach to U.S. policy toward China.

December 2, 2014

United States
Senator Sherrod Brown on a Strategy of "Principled Resolve" Toward China

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), joins Restone Global's Lorne W. Craner, to discuss a new approach to U.S. policy toward China.

October 21, 2014

North Korea
China and Japan's Perspectives on North Korea

Bonnie S. Glaser of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and CFR Senior Fellow Sheila A. Smith join Marcus Noland, executive vice president and director of studies at the Peterson Insti…