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June 29, 2022

United States
Young Professionals Briefing Series: Defense Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

Our panelists discuss the future of defense innovation, the efficacy of public-private partnerships in informing U.S. national security and technology policy, and the future of AI, quantum computing,…

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May 26, 2022

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Ukraine, Humanitarian Parole, and Refugee Resettlement

Kelly A. Gauger, deputy director in the Office of Refugee Admissions at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration and Kit Taintor, vice president of policy and pract…

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May 5, 2022

Technology and Innovation
Virtual Roundtable: State-Sponsored Disinformation

Russia has made a concerted effort to discredit Western vaccines, while simultaneously promoting its own Sputnik V vaccine by paying influencers and creating misleading articles. China has also ampli…

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May 2, 2022

Economics
Renewing America Series: A U.S. Trade Rethink?

Panelists discuss U.S. trade policy, including the challenges of anti-globalization sentiment, the changing trade environment, and how the United States can develop a more coherent plan on trade. …

Play NEW YORK, NY - JULY 30: People are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on July 30, 2018 in New York City. As technology stocks continued their slide on Monday, the Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.1 percent in afternoon trading with shares of Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and Google-parent Alphabet all declining.

April 19, 2022

Education
Higher Education Webinar: The Role of HBCUs in the United States

Tony Allen, president of Delaware State University, leads a conversation on the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States. FASKIANOS: Welcome to CFR’s Highe…

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March 22, 2022

Trade
The Implications of Russia’s Invasion on U.S. Trade

Jennifer Hillman, CFR senior fellow for trade and international political economy, discusses how the Russian invasion of Ukraine is affecting trade in the United States with host Carla Anne Robbins, …

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March 2, 2022

Education
Higher Education Webinar: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in College and University Admissions

Natasha Warikoo, professor of sociology at Tufts University and author of The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities, leads a conversation on…

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January 25, 2022

COVID-19
Reporting on the Omicron Variant and COVID-19 Testing

Jennifer Nuzzo, CFR senior fellow for global health, provides an overview on the COVID-19 omicron variant and information about testing. Shalina Chatlani, healthcare reporter for the Gulf States News…

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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. 

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December 3, 2021

Climate Change
Keeping the Lights on: Adapting the Electricity Grid to Climate Change

Our panelists discuss recent climate-related effects on the electricity grid, including defects of the current system and how the U.S. government and the private sector can better adapt the electrici…

Play A wind-driven wildfire burns near power line tower in Sylmar, California. Flames surround the background of the electricity grid.