The David Rockefeller Lectureship is awarded to a distinguished African from either the governmental or nongovernmental sectors. The series recognizes Rockefeller’s interest in African affairs, and h…
The Rockefeller chair helps to provide the best possible analysis of current developments in Latin America and creates forums for the rational discussion of policy options.
August 25, 2005Americas
August 17, 2005 – Council Fellow Julia E. Sweig, a leading expert on U.S.-Latin American relations, has been named the Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies and directo…
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.
June 16, 2017United States
David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and managing director of the private equity firm the Carlyle Group, has been named chairman of the board of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) effective July 1.
August 29, 2019Cybersecurity
Recent allegations of criminal wrongdoing by an astronaut on a computer network from space suggests that how U.S. law applies to citizens engaged in government, commercial, or non-governmental space …
August 20, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
The proliferation of disinformation online amidst the DRC’s outbreak of the Ebola virus is a serious threat to global health. Efforts to curb bad information and conspiracy theories on social media a…