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March 6, 2019

Economics
A Conversation With Abhijit Banerjee

Although the global rate of extreme poverty is at a historic low, the pace of poverty reduction is slowing and the World Bank estimates that more than 700 million people still live on less than $1.90…

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February 8, 2018

Vietnam War
Fifty Years After the Tet Offensive: Lessons From the Vietnam War

Panelists discuss the fiftieth anniversary of the Tet Offensive, launched in late January 1968, and the lessons learned or forgotten from the Vietnam War for the United States today. 

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October 6, 2014

Global
The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Robots and Beyond

George Washington University's Peter Bock, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Paul Cohen, and MIT's Andrew McAfee join Amy Alving, former chief technology officer of Science Applications…

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October 6, 2014

Global
The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Robots and Beyond

George Washington University's Peter Bock, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Paul Cohen, and MIT's Andrew McAfee join Amy Alving, former chief technology officer of Science Applications…

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June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Africa today remains a hotspot for potential investors, despite persistent political and economic instability in a number of areas. Demand for commodities, a rising consumer class, and infrastructure…

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June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Join Nicky Oppenheimer as he discusses some of the lessons and opportunities for Africa that have arisen from the global economic crisis, including how business contributes to sustainable developme…

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June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Nicky Oppenheimer, chairman of De Beers, discusses business challenges and opportunities in Africa, as well as the importance of diversifying Africa's economic base and sustainable development. This…

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November 30, 2010

Capital Flows
CEO Speaker Series: Regaining U.S. Economic Growth and Global Leadership: A Conversation with J.W. Marriott Jr.

J.W. Marriott Jr. shares his views on how the U.S. economy and global leadership can rebound; the prospects for growth in China, India, and Brazil; the need for immigration reform to maintain U.S. gl…

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November 30, 2010

Capital Flows
CEO Speaker Series: "Regaining U.S. Economic Growth and Global Leadership: A Conversation with J.W. Marriott Jr."

J.W. Marriott Jr. shares his views on how the U.S. economy and global leadership can rebound; the prospects for growth in China, India, and Brazil; the need for immigration reform to maintain U.S. gl…

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June 30, 2010

Media
Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship 60th Anniversary Event: Sustaining Journalism in the Digital Age

This event is part of CFR’s commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship in the 2009-2010 programming year. Special thanks to the Knight Foundation and Ford Fou…

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