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February 13, 2019

United Kingdom
Towards More Gender-Inclusive Parliaments: The UK Embraces Proxy Voting

Last month, the British parliament voted to implement a trial of proxy voting for representatives on parental leave, a small step to make political institutions more gender-sensitive.

Swedish Member European Parliament Jytte Guteland (R) holds her baby as she takes part in a voting session at the European Parliament.

October 18, 2019

Germany
A Conversation With Minister Olaf Scholz of Germany

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz discusses fighting climate change in multilateral settings, European economic developments, and German economic policy. ALLEN: Good morning. Thank you all for b…

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June 28, 2018

United States
What’s Worth Reading This Summer?

CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I recorded our annual summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast. Carlos Lozada, the nonfiction book critic at the Washington Post, joined us for the…

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October 26, 2017

Populism
Public Perspectives Toward Democracy

Panelists discuss global public opinion towards democracy amid the rise of populists and autocrats, and the implications for the future of democracy and U.S. foreign policy.

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September 14, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
A Conversation With Senator Jeff Flake

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake discusses the future of bipartisanship in Congress and the steps needed to advance the foreign policy agenda of the United States.

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November 20, 2014

Czech Republic
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Democracy in the Czech Republic

Bohuslav Sobotka, prime minister of the Czech Republic, discusses the fall of communism in both a historical and current context.

November 19, 2014

Czech Republic
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Democracy in the Czech Republic

Bohuslav Sobotka, prime minister of the Czech Republic, discusses the fall of communism in both a historical and current context.

March 20, 2013

United States
Direct Connection: Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security

JILL SIGAL: Good evening. I'm Jill Sigal, with Conservation International. Before we proceed to our last session with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations; Peter -- (laugh…

February 20, 2013

Conflict Prevention
A Conversation with Ambassador Frederick Barton

Ambassador Fredrick Barton assesses challenges facing his bureau stemming from conflicts around the world.