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October 17, 2022

Education
Higher Education Webinar: Navigating Digital Equity

Mordecai Ian Brownlee, president of the Community College of Aurora, will lead the conversation on navigating the digital equity gap in higher education.   FASKIANOS: Welcome to CFR’s Higher E…

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October 13, 2022

Brazil
A Test for Democracy: Brazilian Presidential Elections

Ahead of the October 30 runoff, our panelists discuss Brazil’s presidential elections, the implications for Brazilian democracy, and how the results will affect relations with the United States.

Play  Towels with the images of presidential candidates Jair Bolsonaro and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are seen for sale at a street in Brasilia

September 29, 2022

Inequality
Gender Equality and Amplifying Women's Voices

Ann Norris, senior fellow for women and foreign policy at CFR, along with Meredith Martino, executive director of Women in Government, discuss women’s rights efforts and amplifying female voices in g…

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September 28, 2022

United States
Academic Webinar: U.S. Midterms and Beyond

Christopher M. Tuttle, senior fellow and director of the Renewing America initiative at CFR, leads the conversation on the U.S. midterm elections and beyond. FASKIANOS: Thank you, and welcome, all…

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September 14, 2022

South Africa
A Conversation With Minister Naledi Pandor of South Africa

Minister Naledi Pandor discusses the state of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa, the country’s relationship with the United States, and the future of its role in the region and internationally. 

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September 6, 2022

Ukraine
World Update: A Town Hall Meeting

CFR fellows discuss recent developments around the world, including the ongoing war in Ukraine, tensions with China over Taiwan, the future of U.S. relations with the Middle East and Latin America, a…

Play A civilian trains to throw Molotov cocktails, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues

June 15, 2022

Ukraine
2022 International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) Conference Keynote Session With Samantha Power

USAID Administrator Samantha Power discusses the pivotal moment we face to strengthen democracy and reverse the rise of authoritarianism across the world, and USAID's efforts to mitigate the global f…

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April 7, 2022

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A Conversation With U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin discusses national security concerns, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the relationship between Russia and China, climate diplomacy, and global human rights abuses and …

Play WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) speaks during a hearing with the Helsinki Commission in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on March 23, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Commission on security and cooperation in Europe, which includes members from both the House of Representatives and the Senate met to discuss issues relating to Russian imperialism in Ukraine and beyond.

February 28, 2022

Digital Policy
Renewing America Series: The U.S. Digital Divide

As the United States continues to transition to a knowledge economy, entire regions are being left behind due to the automation of jobs, lack of computers and high-speed internet, and the impossibili…

Play A woman looks at Marcus, a savings and loans app by Goldman Sachs, in New York, U.S., January 10, 2020.

October 5, 2021

Inequality
Virtual Roundtable: The Persistence of Social Hierarchy

It seems that on race, everything changes and nothing does—even as many rural white Americans feel ignored and scorned by cosmopolitan elites. How should we understand today’s communal tensions, and …

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