February 19, 2020United Nations
Henrietta Fore discusses the work of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as well as her priorities and goals for the agency.
January 13, 2015Global
Valerie Amos, United Nations undersecretary-general and emergency relief coordinator, discusses the humanitarian crises around the world today.
The Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations is an annual lecture and dinner established in 1996 with funds from former CFR Director Theodore C. Sorensen, who was a member for over 40 yea…
February 11, 2013International Organizations
The Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations was established in 1996 by Gillian and Theodore C. Sorensen to highlight the United Nations and offer a special occasion for its most distingu…
May 7, 2020Coronavirus
Panelists discuss the International Monetary Fund (IMF), its lending capacity, and the tools it can leverage to provide relief for emerging markets during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 20, 2019Wars and Conflict
Conflicts, crises in fragile states, and violent extremism are on the rise and a record number of people were forced from their homes last year. Short-term security interventions and humanitarian res…
September 17, 2018Defense and Security
The Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security was established in 2002 and is endowed by a number of Council members and the family and friends of Paul C. Warnke.