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June 18, 2018

Health
The Global Health Nexus on Climate Change and Pollution

Pollution kills nine million people each year and sickens many more, mostly in poorer nations. The global health effects of climate change are less well quantified, but also increasing with lower-inc…

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May 31, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Why Identity Matters: Legal Barriers to Women's Economic Empowerment

Around the world discriminatory citizenship and identification laws hinder women’s ability to fully participate in and contribute to economies. The majority of the estimated 2.4 billion people who la…

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December 5, 2017

International Economic Policy
Fatou Bensouda on Global Women’s Issues at the Crossroads: Assessing Progress

Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her career at the ICC, the obstacles she has faced in her profession, and the challenges that still exist in …

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May 19, 2016

Global
'War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft'

Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris discuss War by Other Means, their new book on why the United States must strategically integrate economic and financial instruments into its foreign policy …

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April 22, 2016

United States
Women in the Armed Forces: The Future of the Military

Experts discuss the Pentagon's decision to open up more combat positions to women, the challenges of integrating women into today's armed forces, and the potential benefits for the military, diplomac…

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February 1, 2016

Global
Stanley Fischer on U.S. Monetary Policy

Stanley Fischer discusses the U.S. economy, recent economic developments, and monetary policy.

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November 23, 2015

Religion
The Moral and Political Dimensions of Climate Change

Religious scholars and leaders discuss international efforts to address climate change, including faith-based approaches to environmental justice.

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October 11, 2013

United States
Communicating Monetary Policy at the Zerobound

Eric Rosengren, president and chief executive officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, discusses monetary policy.