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June 9, 2022

China
Virtual Roundtable: 50 Years Later: What Direction for China and Its Legal System

Five decades ago, China was closed off to the world. In 1972, Jerome Cohen was part of the first U.S. delegations to travel to China after Richard Nixon’s historic visit. A pioneer in Chinese legal s…

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June 25, 2019

United States
A Conversation with Jerome H. Powell

Jerome Powell discusses the challenges facing the U.S. economy and the policies of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

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November 2, 2021

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Preview Screening and Discussion of "Simple As Water"

Ten years after the beginning of the Syrian civil war, Syria is still the world’s largest refugee crisis. In Simple As Water, the documentary from Academy Award-winning director Megan Mylan, portrait…

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October 10, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
Fifth Annual Back-to-School Event

The Fifth Annual CFR Back-to-School Event showcases CFR's InfoGuide on the Sunni-Shia divide and features a conversation with Deborah Amos and Vali R. Nasr on the nature of the conflict, its effect o…

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April 18, 2022

West Africa
Under Threat: Democracy in Africa

Our panelists discuss the most recent rise in violent conflict and coups in Africa, the threats these coups pose to fragile democratic institutions, governance, and civil society, and options to prev…

Play National observers look on while electoral official organize votes during the closing of the polls in a polling station in the city of Bahir Dar, on June 21, 2021. - Ethiopia voted on June 21, 2021, in an election billed as the most democratic yet in Africa's second-most populous country, but taking place as famine blights its war-torn Tigray region.

June 1, 2020

China’s Growing Footprint in Africa

Please join our panelists for a discussion of China’s development model in Africa and the effects of its expanding influence on the continent, with a focus on economic investments and diplomacy. 

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October 29, 2020

Israel
The Life and Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin: 25 Years Later

Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated on November 4, 1995, only two years after he shook hands with Yasser Arafat on the White House South Lawn following the signing of the Osl…

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December 31, 1969

Middle East and North Africa
Fifth Annual Back-to-School Event

The Fifth Annual CFR Back-to-School Event showcases CFR's InfoGuide on the Sunni-Shia divide and features a conversation with Deborah Amos and Vali R. Nasr on the nature of the conflict, its effect o…

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October 18, 2019

Democracy
Tenth Annual Back-to-School Event: Live! The World Next Week

The 2019 CFR annual Back-to-School Event celebrated the tenth anniversary of the podcast The World Next Week with a live taping before a student audience. CFR Senior Vice President James M. Lindsay, …

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April 8, 2015

United States
Challenges for U.S. Monetary Policy

Jerome Powell discusses challenges for U.S. monetary policy.

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