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March 20, 2018

United States
In Memoriam: Peter G. Peterson

CFR’s Chairman Emeritus Peter G. Peterson passed away on March 20 at age 91.

January 17, 2018

Human Rights
More Than 40 Million People Enslaved Worldwide, Shows New CFR InfoGuide

January 17, 2018—Slavery is universally prohibited by national and international laws, but more than 40 million people continue to be enslaved worldwide. Fueled by a population boom and extreme pover…

modern slavery infoguide

May 1, 2013

Global
The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nature and Business

"Soon everyone on Earth will be connected," write Jared Cohen, CFR adjunct senior fellow and director of Google Ideas, and Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, in The New Digital Age: Reshapin…

March 19, 2012

United States
Ailing Public Education System Jeopardizes U.S. National Security, CFR Task Force Argues

The United States’ failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country’s ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

February 23, 2012

Human Rights
CFR Interactive Evaluates Efforts to Protect Human Rights Worldwide

CFR’s International Institutions and Global Governance program has launched a new multimedia resource that tracks progress on the protection of human rights around the world.

November 23, 2010

Global
CFR Think Tank Grows to 75 Scholars with a Broad Range of Geographic and Functional Expertise

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) notes the addition of several scholars this fall, bringing the total to 75 full- and part-time fellows. Many are distinguished scholar-practitioners who have he…

May 23, 2005

United States
The Opportunity: America’s Moment to Alter History’s Course

May 23, 2005— In his new book, The Opportunity, Council President Richard N. Haass describes an unprecedented moment in which the United States has a chance to bring about a world where most people a…

October 24, 2011

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
CFR Launches Interactive Map Tracking Vaccine-Preventable Disease Outbreaks

For the past three years, the Global Health program at the Council on Foreign Relations has been tracking news reports to produce an interactive map plotting global outbreaks of diseases that are eas…

July 20, 2004

United States
U.S. Still Dangerously Unprepared for Catastrophic Terrorist Attack, Warns Council Fellow Stephen Flynn in New Book, America the Vulnerable

Nearly three years have passed since September 11, and despite new security measures, the United States is still dangerously unprepared to prevent or respond to another catastrophic attack on America…

April 27, 2011

Maternal and Child Health
CFR Report Argues U.S. Prioritization of Family Planning Can Significantly Reduce Maternal and Child Deaths and Abortions in Developing World

“Women today are recognized as critical to reducing poverty, boosting economic growth and agricultural productivity, promoting environmental sustainability, and raising healthy and well-educated c…