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  • Climate Change and the Future of Humanity | 09/16/14 (with live webcast) Dale Jamieson, Darrel Moellendorf, Mary Robinson, Henry Shue How will climate change affect humankind in the coming years? What can private citizens, governments, and NGOs do in the face of a seemingly insurmountable challenge? (Public Affairs Program)
  • How to Prevent Another Great Recession | 09/18/14 (with live webcast) Asli Ay In the run-up to the Great Recession, lawmakers and regulators confused correlation with causation and symptoms with the disease, and bent the reality to suit their political rhetoric, effectively planting the seeds of the next crisis. What can we learn from this experience that would allow us to improve our system of growth and opportunity called capitalism? (Carnegie New Leaders)
  • Foreign Fighters in Syria | 09/23/14 (with live webcast) Richard Barrett The conflict in Syria is now about much more than Bashar al-Assad. As the ISIS offensive in Northern Iraq and the refugee crises in Lebanon and Jordan have shown, it has spilled over Syria's porous borders. How should the West respond? And why does Islamic extremism attract so many? (Public Affairs Program)
  • A Conversation with Lieutenant-General Roméo A. Dallaire | 09/23/14 (with live webcast) Roméo A. Dallaire SEATING LIMITED
    Roméo A. Dallaire, the head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Rwanda during the genocide in 1994, played a heroic role trying to save lives in the face of overwhelming odds. Since that time, he has become a voice of conscience on the doctrine known as "the responsibility to protect" and an advocate for ending the use of child soldiers. He will speak on the imperative to act in the face of atrocities and the instruments available to limit their impact on innocent civilians. (Ethics Matter Series)
  • Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention | 10/01/14 (with live webcast) Séverine Autesserre Why do international peace interventions often fail to reach their full potential? Based on several years of research in conflict zones around the world, Barnard professor Séverine Autesserre will demonstrate how everyday elements strongly influence peacebuilding effectiveness. What are some innovative ways to better help host populations and build a sustainable peace? (Carnegie New Leaders)
  • Fourth Annual Global Ethics Fellows Conference | 10/15/14 Michael Ignatieff, Peter Singer Carnegie Council hosts its Global Ethics Fellows and Ethics Fellows for the Future for a three-day series of workshops and panel discussions, punctuated by a day-long conference at The City College of New York. Fellows and students will continue exploring our six Centennial themes and their implications for the future.
  • Michael Ignatieff in Conversation with Paul Holdengräber | 10/15/14 Paul Holdengräber, Michael Ignatieff As part of Carnegie Council's Centennial project, "Ethics for a Connected World," Centennial Chair Michael Ignatieff explores the complicated ethical landscape of press, politics, and public policy with the New York Public Library's Paul Holdengräber.
  • Global Ethics Day | 10/16/14
    As part of its Centennial activities, Carnegie Council is inaugurating a worldwide Global Ethics Day on October 16. We would like to encourage academic institutions around the world, including in our network, to use this day to hold their own events, lectures, or other educational activity to explore a "global ethic" as well. (Global Ethics Network)
  • Fourth Annual Global Ethics Fellows Conference, with The City College of New York | 10/16/14 Peter Singer Carnegie Council is delighted to partner with The City College of New York (CCNY) to host its Fourth Annual Global Ethics Fellows Conference. Held at CCNY's campus in Upper Manhattan, the conference will include six roundtables with our Global Ethics Fellows on the Council's Centennial themes, each chaired by a CCNY professor.
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