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November 16, 2023

Health
Virtual Roundtable: Moving From Commitment to Action: Improving Primary Health Care

FRIEDEN: Today we have Dr. Atul Gawande for a roundtable discussion. And Dr. Gawande is currently the Assistant Administrator for Global Health at the US Agency for International Development. He is l…

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December 19, 2023

North Korea
Strengthening Human Rights-Centered Approaches Toward North Korea

In order for the United States and South Korea to strengthen their human rights-centered approach toward North Korea, key internal and external obstacles should be addressed. 

A North Korean flag flutters at the propaganda village of Gijungdong in North Korea, in this picture taken inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas on February 7, 2023.

September 20, 2023

Climate Change
Dinner of Extinction: A Taste of Climate Action

The “Dinner of Extinction” addresses the dangers the world faces due to climate change and rapidly deteriorating ecosystems. Panelists discussed the future of climate change and what can be done to p…

Play A tea garden worker holds freshly picked tea leaves in Assam, India.

February 28, 2024

Trade
World Economic Update

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter’s most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their i…

Play A worker sits as a crane unloads containers from a ship

November 23, 2023

Climate Change
Defunding Climate Action: What’s at Stake in GOP Cuts to International Aid

Under Republican leadership, the House of Representatives is doubling down on their efforts to slash U.S. funding for gender equality initiatives—and climate justice hangs in the balance.  

Women throw earthen pitchers onto the ground in protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, India, May 16, 2019.

September 14, 2023

United States
Action on Planet and People Depends on Growth

Mobilizing investments needed to transition to net-zero energy require broad public backing and participation. Since poor people are less likely to support climate action, simultaneous efforts to all…

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February 23, 2024

Ukraine
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Wally Adeyemo

As the two-year mark of the Russian invasion of Ukraine approaches, U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo discusses the U.S. coalition’s sanctions strategy, its effectiveness, and the challeng…

Play Profile of U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo looking to the right

March 1, 2024

Technology and Innovation
Cyber Week in Review: March 1, 2024

Biden signs data security executive order; PCAST issues report on critical infrastructure; DeSantis vetoes ban on social media for teens; Malawi stops issuing passports after hack; Meta creates new E…

A coal power plant is pictured in Walsum, a suburb of the western town of Duisburg October 2, 2012.

February 27, 2024

International Law
Three Challenging Policy Issues for the Prosecutor in the Israel-Hamas Situation

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC),[1] Karim A. A. Khan,[2] faces several challenging policy issues in the months ahead regarding the Israel-Hamas situation.[3] In this co…

February 26, 2024

United Nations
The UN Security Council

The UN Security Council is the premier global body for maintaining international peace and security, but it faces steady calls for reform to better meet twenty-first-century challenges.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the Security Council via video amid Russia’s war.