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September 5, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Family Law Reform and Women’s Rights

Around the world, family law and criminal codes are rife with provisions that undermine women’s rights, safety, and economic opportunity. Rangita de Silva de Alwis, an advisor to the European Union o…

Podcast Krishna, 13, at her house in a village near Baran, in the northwestern state of Rajasthan, July 17, 2012. Krishna married her husband when she was 11 and he was 13. The legal age for marriage in India is 18, but marriages like these are common.

May 8, 2018

Religion
The World: How Worried Should You Be?

Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the current state of the world and top challenges in U.S. foreign policy, with Juju Chang, coanchor of ABC News' Nightline m…

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March 29, 2018

Energy and Environment
'Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet'

Varun Sivaram discusses his forthcoming book, Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet. 

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December 6, 2017

United States
A Conversation with Richard Burr

This is the keynote session of the Hacked Elections, Online Influence Operations, and the Threat to Democracy symposium. 

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June 13, 2017

Peacekeeping
Prosecuting Sexual Violence in Conflict and the Future of International Criminal Justice

BIGIO: Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. My name is Jamille Bigio. I’m a senior fellow here at the Council in the Women and Foreign Policy Program. Our program has worked with leading scho…

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April 29, 2017

Global
The Changing Role of Media

Experts discuss the changing role of the media within this administration and beyond and how the media should proceed to cover the Trump presidency. 

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March 29, 2017

France
Presidential Elections in France: Results and Consequences

Experts discuss the current candidates in the upcoming French presidential election, their foreign policy agendas, and the possible repercussions new policies may have on France’s relationships with …

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June 23, 2016

Development
Private Sector Innovation and Women’s Entrepreneurship

Jane Nelson and Sarah Thorn will discuss strategies to grow women’s entrepreneurship worldwide, with a particular emphasis on the role of the private sector. They will address the importance of publi…

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June 9, 2016

United States
Improving National Security and U.S. Leadership Abroad: A Conversation with Republican Congressional Leaders

The members of the recently formed Congressional National Security Task Force discuss their goals for protecting the U.S. homeland.

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May 26, 2016

United States
Leading the Race or Falling Behind: A Global Perspective on U.S. Economic Competitiveness

Experts address steps the U.S. federal government can take to bolster economic competitiveness in international markets and to incentivize businesses to invest more in the United States.

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