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Free for a Limited Time: Special Collection of "Editors' Picks" from 30th Anniversary Vol. of "Ethics & International Affairs"
02/16/2017
Carnegie Council's quarterly journal "Ethics & International Affairs" is pleased to present a special collection of "Editors' Picks" from its 30th Anniversary Volume, which included essays and articles that help close the gap between theory and practice on a diverse array of topics, including drones, immigration, gender, and climate change.

Call for Applications for Indonesia Fact-Finding Trip, October 2017
02/01/2017
The Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact-finding trip to Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the week of October 16, 2017, to explore issues relating to religion in politics and society. We are accepting applications from students and professionals under 40 from the U.S. and East Asia. Thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation, airfare and hotel expenses are covered.

Carnegie Council and the New Administration
01/31/2017
Other organizations will no doubt focus on analyses of leadership style, rhetoric, and political conflict. At Carnegie Council, we will focus on the ethical principles at stake in the actual policies of the new administration--specifically its foreign policy. We are following three policy areas closely: alliances, climate, and free speech.

Carnegie Council Announces Launch of Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2)
01/30/2017
Led by Executive Director Janos Pasztor, former UN assistant secretary-general for climate change, this initiative comes at a very timely moment and addresses a critical gap in the world's response to climate change.

Winners of the 2016 International Student Photo Contest on Urbanization
01/26/2017
Carnegie Council congratulates the winners of its annual International Student Photo Contest. The topic was cities/urbanization. What are the pros and cons and who are the winners and losers? See all the winning photos here.

Call for Abstracts by March 30: Carnegie Council Student Research Conference
01/09/2017
Carnegie Council's annual student conference will be held on Wednesday, May 3 at Carnegie Council headquarters in New York City. Abstracts are due by March 30. Topics can range from human rights, media, international law, justice, accountability, sustainability, to transparency.

"Ethics & International Affairs" Winter 2016 Issue
12/14/2016
This issue includes an essay on the UN Refugee Agency's #IBelong Campaign to eradicate statelessness; a feature on the expressivist potential of international criminal courts; a book symposium on Allen Buchanan's "The Heart of Human Rights" and a response from Buchanan; a review essay on the lessons of effective altruism; and reviews.

Celebrating One Year of "The World Through My Eyes," a Monthly Instagram Take-over Series by Photographers from Around the World
11/18/2016
This November 2016, Carnegie Council celebrates the 12th Instagram Take-Over in a series titled, "The World through My Eyes," where talented photographers from around the world are assigned to "take over" the Council's Instagram account for a week out of every month.

Thanks for Celebrating Global Ethics Day!
11/15/2016
On October 19, Carnegie Council celebrated the third annual Global Ethics Day with over 50 institutions from 15 countries. From Germany to Brazil to Australia to Oman, universities, non-profit institutions, and civil society groups participated with teach-ins, art projects, and film screenings, covering a wide range of ethical issues.

Calling Students & Teachers:
Essay & Photo Contests

11/14/2016
Carnegie Council is pleased to announce its two annual international contests: an essay contest for teachers and students on nationalism, and a photo contest for students on cities/urbanization. Whether you choose to express yourself in words or in photos, we're looking for thoughtfulness, originality, and vision.

Instagram Take-Over #12: Eastern Ukraine Series by Jack Losh
11/07/2016
For its 12th Instagram take-over by photographers from around the world, Carnegie Council presents photos of Eastern Ukraine by British freelance journalist Jack Losh, from the front line to everyday life.

Instagram Take-Over #11: Ghana Series by Subramaniam Kwabena Owusu
10/10/2016
Subramaniam Kwabena Owusu, popularly known as Kobe Subramaniam, is a developer, designer, photographer, and robotics enthusiast who co-leads Google Developer Groups in Ghana and serves as the country mentor. Check out his wonderful photos of Ghana.

"Ethics & International Affairs" Explores the Ethics of Autonomous Weapon Systems (aka Killer Robots)
10/03/2016
Technological advances in recent years have spurred increasing debate surrounding Autonomous Weapon Systems, including whether and how these weapons should be used, and how they may be properly governed. "Ethics & International Affairs" is committed to furthering this debate and presents a collection of recent work on the topic.

Carnegie Council Congratulates Edward Widmer on his Appointment as Director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
09/30/2016
Edward L. (Ted) Widmer, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York and a senior fellow and adjunct professor of history at Brown University, has been appointed director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, effective Oct. 3, 2016.

Free for a Limited Time! "Ethics & International Affairs" Fall 2016 Issue
09/15/2016
This issue includes essays on the bottom-up architecture of the Paris climate change agreement, the history of recognition, and Swedish feminist foreign policy; features on self-interest and the distant vulnerable, and on the use of public reason in international courts; and much more.

Instagram Take-Over #10: Kashmir Photo Series by Ahmer Khan
09/06/2016
Kashmir has been a flashpoint between India and Pakistan for over six decades. The violence in the area is the worst it has been since 2010, and the protests have triggered a heavy crackdown by Indian government forces, including strict curfews. Ahmer Khan is an independent documentary photographer based in Kashmir. Check out his moving photos.

Season 8 of "Global Ethics Forum" TV Show Begins Saturday, September 3
09/01/2016
Carnegie Council's popular half-hour weekly show "Global Ethics Forum" features leading thinkers and policymakers discussing ethics in international relations. It airs across the United States and is also available online.

Please Help Us Improve Our Website
08/26/2016
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Back to School with Carnegie Council
08/25/2016
Carnegie Council is one of the world's top creators of nonpartisan educational resources on ethics and international affairs. This selection of resources includes multimedia materials for high school and college classrooms; worksheets; essay and photo contests; information about the Council's academic journal; and more.

Foreign Affairs & U.S. History Materials, Curated for High School Teachers by a Teacher
08/22/2016
The new Worksheets & Excerpts section of Carnegie Council's online educational resources includes material useful for comparative government, world history, and U.S. history courses, and is specially designed for high school teachers.

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