Founded in 2000, the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations works to promote a better understanding among policymakers, academic specialists, and the interested public of how economic and political forces interact to influence world affairs.
The Maurice R. Greenberg Chair was established in 1997 by contributions from his friends and colleagues in recognition of his commitment to developing new ideas for U.S. foreign policy and his outstanding leadership of the Council on Foreign Relations.
January 10, 2019Ethiopia
He recalls the popular challenge now underway against Omar al-Bashir’s rule in Sudan; the deaths of Kofi Annan, the first African secretary General of UN, and Winnie Mandela, a flawed leader of the South African liberation movement; the highly positive emergence of the reform-minded Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian prime minister; and the international attention to Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege, who won a Nobel Peace prize for his work with rape victims.
January 24, 2020Myanmar
The International Court of Justice issued an important decision aimed at protecting Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority, but its impact is unclear.
Mary and David Boies Chair in U.S. Foreign Policy enables CFR to address a current or emerging region or topic of interest by appointing a scholar best positioned to address that issue. Since many of CFR’s endowed positions are narrowly defined, the flexibility of this fellowship is especially valuable.
June 23, 2014Global
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is pleased to announce that Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment and director of the program on Energy Security and…
February 21, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: foreign policy is AWOL in Las Vegas; Bloomberg and Warren talk about Latin America; and foreign po…
February 10, 2020News Release
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) welcomes renowned historian Margaret MacMillan to its David Rockefeller Studies Program as visiting distinguished historian. At CFR, MacMillan is advising o…
February 10, 2020Technology and Innovation
The opening of Northeastern University's Roux Institute in Portland, Maine is a crucial first step in bringing the innovation economy to states that have historically been overlooked by venture capit…