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November 2, 2021

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Preview Screening and Discussion of "Simple As Water"

Ten years after the beginning of the Syrian civil war, Syria is still the world’s largest refugee crisis. In Simple As Water, the documentary from Academy Award-winning director Megan Mylan, portrait…

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April 21, 2017

United States
U.S. Immigration Policy and Refugee Resettlement

T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Camille J. Mackler, Eric Schwartz, and Alexandra Fuenmayor Starr discuss immigration policy and refugee resettlement in the United States.

Play Afghan immigrants land at a beach on the Greek island of Kos after crossing a portion of the south-eastern Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece on a dinghy early May 27, 2015. Despite the bad weather at least a dingy with over thirty migrants made the dangerous voyage to Greece. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

January 18, 2019

United States
U.S. Economic Competitiveness: Trade, Immigration, and Workforce Development

Chike Aguh, principal of strategy and product integration at McChrystal Group; Diana Farrell, founding president and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase Institute; and Alexandra Fuenmayor Starr…

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June 25, 2020

Social Issues
Corporate Virtual Meeting: Trump, Immigration, and COVID-19

The Trump administration has expanded immigration restrictions to suspend until the end of 2020 the issuance of most visas for foreign workers, including those for high-skilled employees and for intr…

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September 14, 2021

Aging, Youth Bulges, and Population
Centennial Speaker Series Session 5: Comparative Demographic Trends & Their Implications

Nicholas Eberstadt discusses U.S. demographic exceptionalism and how demographic trends will drive policymaking in the 21st century. This meeting is the fifth session in CFR’s speaker series, The …

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May 21, 2021

Climate Change
CEO Speaker Series With Bill Winters

Bill Winters discusses global economic recovery and the role of emerging markets, the need for corporate leadership in achieving climate action, and lessons learned throughout his career. The CEO …

Play Smoke billows from chimneys at the Chifeng Thermal Power Plant on February 23, 2007 in Chifeng, Mongolia.

September 15, 2020

Women and Women's Rights
Virtual Roundtable: Gender Inequality and Domestic Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governments worldwide have imposed lockdowns and implored residents to stay home to contain the spread of COVID-19. But for some, home is a dangerous place. Emerging data from around the world indica…

Play People join activists of different groups of relatives of missing and murdered persons who are occupying the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission.

April 6, 2017

Global
Corruption and Commerce: The Costs and Benefits of Policing International Markets

Experts discuss the effects of corruption and illicit financial flows on international commerce, and how the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has helped advance U.S. multinational corporations.

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November 30, 2020

Europe
The Future of Europe

Panelists discuss the multiple challenges facing Europe today, including the public health and economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, Brexit, continued threats of nationalism, Russian inf…

Play EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier leaves Brexit talks in London

May 12, 2015

Global Governance
Crisis in Global Governance

Experts discuss the mounting challenges to international cooperation today, and the launch of the Council of Councils (CoC) Report Card on International Cooperation.

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