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January 17, 2018

Human Rights
More Than 40 Million People Enslaved Worldwide, Shows New CFR InfoGuide

January 17, 2018—Slavery is universally prohibited by national and international laws, but more than 40 million people continue to be enslaved worldwide. Fueled by a population boom and extreme pover…

modern slavery infoguide

June 22, 2016

United Kingdom
Brexit: Resources from CFR and Foreign Affairs

Ahead of the United Kingdom’s June 23 referendum on whether to leave or remain in the European Union, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Foreign Affairs offer resources on "Brexit."

March 31, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Philip Gordon Joins CFR As Senior Fellow

Philip Gordon, special assistant to the president and White House coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf region since 2013, will join the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) as a …

October 4, 2014

Americas
Put North America First, CFR Task Force Recommends to U.S. Government

A new CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, North America: Time for a New Focus, asserts that elevating and prioritizing the Canada-Mexico-U.S. relationship offers the best opportunity for str…

October 5, 2004

Global
The IMF and G-7 Need to Better Tailor Crisis Interventions: Misdirection, Miscalculations, and Politics Producing Poor Results

October 5, 2004 - Roughly once a year, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the U.S. treasury secretary, and in some cases, the finance ministers of other G-7 countries get…

May 12, 2004

United States
New Philippine Government Should Act to Curb Fiscal Crisis, Escalating Terror Threat, and Widespread Corruption

U.S. Support Vital to Bolster Valuable Asian Partner in War on Terror, Concludes Council Special Report May 12, 2004 - Though the final results of the May 10 elections in the Philippines are not…

January 7, 2003

Cuba
U.S. Should Take Steps to ’contribute to rapid, peaceful, democratic transition in Cuba’ Says Council Task Force

New York, January 6, 1999 - Having contained Cuban support for revolution in Latin America and perceiving signs of strong stirrings of a new civil society in Cuba, the United States should take steps…

June 11, 2010

United States
Government Should Encourage Investment in "Small Enough to Fail" Hedge Funds, Urges CFR’s Sebastian Mallaby in New Book

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, policymakers in the United States and around the world have focused on the problem of "too big to fail" institutions, debating remedies ranging from h…

May 6, 2003

Colombia
Council Launches Blue-Ribbon Commission to Craft Urgently Needed New Strategy for Colombia and the Andes

MAY 6, 2003 - The Center for Preventive Action, a Council on Foreign Relations conflict prevention initiative, has launched a new Commission to make concrete recommendations for mitigating deadly con…

September 20, 1999

Global
Safeguarding Proseperity in a Global Financial System: The Future Financial Architecture Report of an Independent Task Force

September 20, 1999 — The international community will not make real headway in crisis prevention if private creditors—and particularly large commercial banks—can escape from bad loans to emerging eco…