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May 18, 2018

United States
The Reality of Modern Slavery

From debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States, an estimated 40.3 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery.

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March 22, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
The Troubles of Europe

Experts address the challenges facing the EU today, including an aging population, an influx of refugees, and slow economic growth. Is Europe in the midst of a crisis of democratic governance? Will p…

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November 20, 2014

Czech Republic
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Democracy in the Czech Republic

Bohuslav Sobotka, prime minister of the Czech Republic, discusses the fall of communism in both a historical and current context.

November 19, 2014

Czech Republic
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Democracy in the Czech Republic

Bohuslav Sobotka, prime minister of the Czech Republic, discusses the fall of communism in both a historical and current context.

February 18, 2014

Child Marriage
Consensus Building for the Most Vulnerable: Eliminating Child Marriage Globally

LEMMON: So, I want to say welcome to everyone. It's really a pleasure to see -- we joked when we looked at the list that this was going to be a full room, and I said, well, the Tuesday after a holida…

October 12, 2012

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Europe’s Lifetime Achievement Award: The Nobel Prize

Friday’s announcement that the European Union (EU) had won the Nobel Peace Prize elicited widespread surprise and mirth. Had the committee actually awarded the prize to the world’s reigning economic …

European Commission President Barroso receives flowers from Leikvoll, Norway's Ambassador to the European Union, at the EC headquarters in Brussels

May 26, 2008

Libya Shunning the Dollar?

This post is by Rachel Ziemba, filling in for Brad Setser. I want to thank Brad for giving me the chance to guest blog again. With oil futures staying above $130 a barrel - the links between dollar…

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