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June 2, 2020

COVID-19
Virtual Roundtable: Paid Sick Leave Policies in the Wake of COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, public health authorities have urged sick employees to stay home to prevent the spread of the virus. Many workers who lack paid sick leave, however, are forced t…

Podcast A scientist works in the lab at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease.

October 26, 2017

Development
How Workplace Discrimination Impedes Economic Growth

Leading international institutions and private sector corporations have concluded that women’s economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity. However, today nearly 90 percent of …

Podcast Women workers in Indonesia

July 21, 2022

LGBTQ+
A Conversation With U.S. Special Envoy Jessica Stern

U.S. Special Envoy Jessica Stern discusses the global state of LGBTQI+ rights, findings from the release of the first annual Interagency Report on the Implementation of the Presidential Memorandum on…

Play Thousands protest during the annual Queer Liberation March

April 23, 2014

Child Marriage
Ending Child Marriage: Legal Approaches

Rachel Vogelstein moderates a conversation with Jody Heymann, dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, and Yasmeen Hassan, global director of Equality Now, about their ongoing research and …

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May 29, 2020

The Future of Work After COVID-19

Please join our panelists for a discussion on the future of work after the COVID-19 pandemic, including how workers and businesses will have to adapt to the post-pandemic economic landscape and workp…

Play A technicians works at the new COVID-19 testing lab at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, amid the coronavirus disease epidemic in Glasgow.

May 1, 2020

Diplomacy and International Institutions
The WHO and the State of Global Health Governance

Please join our panelists as they discuss the structure of the global health governance system, the role of the World Health Organization, and their perspectives on an effective international pandemi…

Play Three leaders of World Health Organization, including Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, at a news conference on the novel coronavirus.

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…

Play Refugees who fled Afghanistan walk in a line through the terminal in VA to board buses.

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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January 31, 2011

Global
Food and Drug Safety: The Scale of the Challenge

Experts discuss the implications of importing and exporting food, drugs, and other consumer products in a globalized economym, as well as how to manage the quality of these products. This session w…

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January 31, 2011

Global
The Scale of the Challenge: Overview and Case Studies

RICHARD N. HAASS: Okay, if I could ask people to take their seats, including Ms. Hamburg. Well, good morning. Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. Welcome to this temporary respite from t…

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