- HDCA Conference: Capabilities on the Move: Mobility and Aspirations | 09/10/15
This conference will take place in Washington, D.C.
The 2015 Human Development & Capability Association Program Committee cordially invites scholars, government policy makers, practitioners, and other interested parties from all over the world to participate in this conference, which is co-sponsored by Carnegie Council.
- Russia's Soft Power: A Matter for Church and State | 09/10/15 (with live webcast)
In the current frigid environment of U.S.-Russia relations, there is much debate over Russia’s legitimate strategic interests. Of equal importance for understanding Russian attitudes is a grasp of the values, the moral framework for her foreign policy. Three leading experts on Russia's "soft power" will explain the roles of the state and the Russian Orthodox Church in formulating this framework of values. (U.S. Global Engagement Program)
- Carnegie Council Co-sponsors International New York Times Athens Democracy Forum in Athens, Greece | 09/13/15
This forum will take place in Athens, Greece.
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is proud to be a co-sponsor of this important "International New York Times" Forum. Coinciding with UN International Democracy Day, the Athens Democracy Forum will convene diplomats, scholars, corporate executives, politicians, government ministers, experts, and journalists from around the world. Together, at the ancient Agora--the birthplace of democracy--we will explore the state of liberal democracies and the major challenges they face in the world today.
- Is the Eurozone Crisis Over? | 09/18/15 (with live webcast)
The eurozone economy is at last beginning to recover, including the crisis-hit countries, except for Greece. But all of the crisis-hit countries have suffered at least a lost decade. Are they now at least securely on the mend? Is the new Greek programme going to work? Has the eurozone been adequately reformed? (Public Affairs Program)
- NATO in the 21st Century: Addressing New and Urgent Challenges | 09/28/15 (with live webcast)
As recent events indicate, Russia sees NATO as the top threat to Russian interests and has called for increased investment of its naval forces in the Black Sea; Turkey is under siege by ISIS; Libya is unstable and extremism in Iraq and Syria is on the rise. How will NATO address Russian aggression in the Ukraine and in the Baltic Sea? Will NATO also be drawn into the Middle East conflict? (Public Affairs Program)
- Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution | 09/30/15 (with live webcast)
There's no doubt that Pope Francis has changed the tone of the papacy. He's accessible and energetic, where his predecessor seemed reclusive and tired. But in becoming the face of change, Francis has also raised the expectation of change. Will Pope Francis succeed in overcoming his opponents and save the faith from decline? (Public Affairs Program)
- ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror | 10/06/15 (with live webcast)
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With brutal force and horrific beheadings of hostages, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has shocked the world. It has conquered territory equal to the size of Great Britain--and promises to create a new Muslim caliphate under the strict dictates of Sharia law. How does ISIS recruit its jihadi army of international volunteers? Where do the key players, like elusive leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, come from? And how has the movement attracted global support and financing? (Public Affairs Program)
- Global Ethics Day | 10/16/15
We invite academic institutions around the world to use this day to hold events, such as lectures, film screenings, debates, panel discussions, or another educational activity to explore the idea of a "global ethic." In the tradition of a "teach-in" model, these events will be run by each institution as it sees fit while being part of a worldwide Global Ethics Day.