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September 30, 2016

Economics
A Conversation with Martha Chen

Martha Chen addressed the overrepresentation of women in the informal economy and the challenges they face – including low earnings and lack of social protections, which reinforce the cycle of povert…

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May 31, 2012

Human Rights
What's Next for Chen Guangcheng?

Activist and advocate Chen Guangcheng discusses his personal journey, human rights, and the rule of law in China.

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May 31, 2012

Human Rights
What's Next for Chen Guangcheng?

(Note: Mr. Chen's remarks are provided through interpreter.) JEROME COHEN: Well, it's time to begin now, on a notable precedent: I understand the council has never done a program where everything f…

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May 26, 2021

Global Governance
The State of Global Governance in the Era of COVID-19: A Conversation With Richard Haass and the Council of Councils

Richard N. Haass, Chen Dongxiao, and Nathalie Tocci discuss the mounting challenges to global governance and their implications for international cooperation, including rising climate concerns, econo…

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October 25, 2022

Asia
Home and Abroad Public Forum: China and U.S.-China Relations

A discussion of the U.S.-China relationship, including how Chinese domestic politics are influencing the country’s agenda abroad, the state of security in the Asia-Pacific with a focus on the future …

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May 16, 2022

Russia
Daring Dissent: A Conversation With Ukrainian Authors and Activists

Ukrainian writers and human rights defenders discuss the threat to Ukraine’s sovereignty, cultural heritage, and identity and the current atmosphere for the country’s authors and activists. This m…

Play An artist decorates the shield of an anti-government protester during an art performance in Kiev

May 9, 2017

Global
A Path Forward: A Conversation With Richard N. Haass and the Council of Councils

Experts present the findings of the 2016–2017 Council of Councils Report Card and discuss implications for global cooperation.

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January 11, 2022

China
Young Professionals Briefing: Navigating Increasing Tensions Between China and Taiwan

Panelists discuss the state of China-Taiwan relations, U.S. interests in the Taiwan Strait, and the potential for increased tensions to escalate into open conflict. The CFR Young Professionals B…

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February 25, 2022

Asia
President Nixon's Trip to China: Fifty Years Later

On the anniversary of President Nixon's February 1972 trip to China, our panelists examine the significance of the trip and its influence on U.S. foreign policy, how U.S.-China relations have fared i…

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October 1, 2020

Climate Change
Confronting Climate Change: Methane Emissions and the Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced it would rescind some methane reporting regulations, a decision now being debated in federal court. Speakers discuss the environmental risks of …

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