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January 31, 2011

Global
Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization?

Session OneThe Scale of the Challenge: Overview and Case StudiesWelcoming Remarks: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign RelationsOpening Remarks: Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food …

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September 23, 2019

United States
A Conversation With Kevin McAleenan

Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan discusses the role of the Department of Homeland Security and the challenge of immigration in the United States. TOWNSEND: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to tod…

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September 9, 2021

Education
Higher Education Webinar: Pandemic-Related Inequities in Higher Education

Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology at Temple University and founding director of the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice, and Clyde Wilson Pickett, vice…

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June 15, 2011

United States
The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) will hold a half-day, multisession symposium in Washington, DC, on U.S. immigration policy. The symposium will include a keynote ad…

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April 6, 2011

Global
Women and Technology: The Opportunities of Mobile Banking

This meeting is part of the ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series, organized by CFR's Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. ISOBEL COLEMAN:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Than…

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October 11, 2012

Global
Supporting Entrepreneurship: What Works in Developing Economies?

ISOBEL COLEMAN: (In progress from source) -- initiatives and opportunities, including, in some depth, microfinance. Last year our focus was really on the opportunities around mobile technology and d…

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December 7, 2021

Education
Higher Education Webinar: The Role of Joint Venture Universities in China

Denis F. Simon, senior adviser to the president for China affairs and professor of the practice at Duke University, leads a conversation on the role of joint venture universities in China.   FA…

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March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Session Four: Regional Consequences: The Geopolitics of the Changing Middle East

MICHAEL SLACKMAN: I'm Michael Slackman. I'm the deputy foreign editor with The New York Times now. Previously, I had been in the Middle East for eight years. We have a distinguished panel here today…

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March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Session One: Prospects for Democracy

JAMES LINDSAY: Good morning, everyone. I'm Jim Lindsay, director of studies here at the Council on Foreign Relations. And on behalf of Richard Haass and the Council on Foreign Relations, I want to w…

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April 22, 2013

Emerging Markets
Lessons from Emerging Markets

Join Joyce Chang, Richard Clarida, and Peter Henry for a discussion of how emerging markets have responded to the global recession of 2008-2009 and potential lessons for developed countries. Inaug…

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