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January 14, 2022

Economics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With John C. Williams

John C. Williams of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York discusses monetary policy, the continued impact of COVID-19, and the economic outlook for the year ahead. The C. Peter McColough Series on …

Play An investor views stock prices on monitors at a securities company on May 28, 2007 in Changchun of Jilin Province, China. Chinese stocks hit new highs today with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closing at 4,272.11 points, up 2.21 percent, as the total number of share trading accounts in the country topped 100 million.

January 13, 2022

Afghanistan
Virtual Screening and Discussion of Flee

Our panelists discuss Flee, an animated documentary about a young man's odyssey escaping Afghanistan with his mother and siblings. Twenty years later, he grapples with how his traumatic past will aff…

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January 7, 2022

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
Vaccine Equity and Global Economic Recovery

Panelists discuss global vaccine distribution efforts, the barriers to achieving vaccine equity, and what this means for global economic recovery. 

Play A nurse takes a Moderna Covid-19 vaccines ready to be administered at a vaccination site at Kedren Community Health Center, in South Central Los Angeles, California on February 16, 2021.

January 6, 2022

Religion
Religion and Populism in the United States and Europe

The University of Birmingham's Jocelyne Cesari and Pembroke College, Oxford's Tobias Cremer discuss the relationship between religion and populism, and how this relationship is affecting the politics…

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January 6, 2022

Politics and Government
Renewing America Series: The Growing Divide—Polarization in the United States

On the one-year anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, our panelists examine polarization in the United States and the threats it poses to U.S. democracy. This meeting is part of the Diamo…

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December 20, 2021

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Malcolm and Carolyn Wiener Annual Lecture on Science and Technology With Henry Kissinger and Eric Schmidt

Henry Kissinger and Eric Schmidt discuss the transformational power of artificial intelligence.  The Malcolm and Carolyn Wiener Annual Lecture on Science and Technology addresses issues at the int…

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December 17, 2021

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A Conversation With Jake Sullivan

Jake Sullivan discusses the Biden administration’s work over the first year in office to address the current and future challenges facing the United States.

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December 16, 2021

Climate Change
Climate Resilience Strategies

Alice C. Hill, CFR’s David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment, and Matthew J. Gonser, chief resilience officer and executive director of the Office of Climate Change, Sustaina…

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December 16, 2021

Ukraine
Tensions at the Border: Ukraine, Russia, and the West

Panelists discuss the massing of Russian troops and escalating tensions at the Ukraine-Russia border, as well as potential diplomatic and military responses for the United States and NATO.

Play Ukrainain seviceman attends a military drills near Urzuf village not far from the city of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine on November 29, 2018.

December 15, 2021

Human Rights
David A. Morse Lecture: System Failure in the World’s Crisis Zones—A Conversation With David Miliband

David Miliband discusses the countries most at risk of humanitarian deterioration in 2022, what is driving record levels of global need, and how the international system meant to prevent and address …

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