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November 16, 2015

Global
The United Nations and Global Human Rights

Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein shares his reflections on the status of human rights across the world.

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June 4, 2012

Political History and Theory
The Lasting Legacy of George F. Kennan

This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today.

June 4, 2012

Political History and Theory
The Lasting Legacy of George F. Kennan

John Lewis Gaddis, author of George F. Kennan: An American Life, discusses the diplomatic and personal legacy of George F. Kennan, former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union. This meeting is part of…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Prospects for Democracy

Elliott Abrams, CFR's senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies, and Michael Willis, director of the Middle East Centre and King Mohamed VI fellow in Moroccan and Mediterranean studies at University o…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Session One: Prospects for Democracy

JAMES LINDSAY: Good morning, everyone. I'm Jim Lindsay, director of studies here at the Council on Foreign Relations. And on behalf of Richard Haass and the Council on Foreign Relations, I want to w…

January 20, 2012

United States
The American Agenda for United Nations Reform

The United Nations is facing a growing range of transnational challenges in a time of increasingly scarce resources. Please join Ambassador Joseph Torsella, U.S. representative to the United Nations …

September 27, 2010

United Kingdom
Russell C. Leffingwell Lecture: The Diplomacy of Climate Change

CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN: Good morning, everyone. In the interest of keeping to the council's usual discipline, we will start now in order to get everybody out by 9:00. I'd like to remind everybody an…

September 27, 2010

United Kingdom
Russell C. Leffingwell Lecture: The Diplomacy of Climate Change

United Kingdom's foreign secretary, William Hague, discusses the urgency of an international climate deal in which all countries accept responsibility for climate change, enforce a more robust framew…