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September 21, 2006

Climate Change
Climate Security: Risks and Opportunities for the Global Economy

Watch British Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett and Swiss Re's Jacques Aigrain and Goldman Sachs's Mark Tercek discuss the global political, economic, and financial risks associated with climate cha…

September 28, 2006

Pakistan
The Future of the United Nations

12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Meeting

September 28, 2006

Pakistan
The Future of the United Nations

Watch Shashi Tharoor, the UN undersecretary general for communications and public information, discuss his candidacy for UN secretary general.

September 21, 2006

Climate Change
Climate Security: Risks and Opportunities for the Global Economy

10:00 - 11:45 a.m.10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Reception10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Meeting*Please note special time.*

September 27, 2006

Financial Markets
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: How the Global Financial System has Failed

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 to 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00…

September 27, 2006

Financial Markets
How the Global Financial System has Failed

Watch Martin Wolf, associate editor of the Financial Times, discuss how the global financial system has failed.

November 2, 2006

Financial Markets
A Conversation with Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Watch Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian minister of economy and finance, discuss the European Central Bank, global imbalances, and the regulation of financial markets as part of the Council's C. Peter …

November 2, 2006

Financial Markets
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 8:0…

October 19, 2006

Defense Technology
War Made New

A sweeping, epic history that ranges from the defeat of the Spanish Armada to the war on terrorism, War Made New is a provocative new vision of the rise of the modern world through the lens of warfar…

July 26, 2006

Emerging Markets
Is Saudi Arabia the new IMF?

Last week I was beginning to think the IMF might be back in business.   A couple of press reports hinted that Lebanon’s central bank was facing real pressure.    Folks fleeing the country wanted doll…