Global Ethical Dialogues | 06/12/13 How can Carnegie Council, an organization with a global mandate but based in New York, contribute to generating egalitarian dialogue within and between unequal societies? We hope to do so by organizing an inter-connected series of global dialogues on the ethical roots of problems we face in common and what we need to do together to solve them.
Roundtable: Reflections on International Peace (Free for a Limited Time Only) | 06/06/13 "Ethics & International Affairs" and Carnegie Council are proud to present a special Centennial roundtable, “Reflections on International Peace,” with contributions from David C. Hendrickson, Akira Iriye, Laura Sjoberg, Nigel Young, and Andrew Hurrell.
Human Rights Expert and Former Politician Michael Ignatieff Leads Ethical Dialogue in South America | 06/05/13 Given that global dialogue on ethical issues is already going on in thousands of places, how can Carnegie Council make a distinctive contribution? Led by Centennial Chair Dr. Michael Ignatieff, the Council is meeting this challenge by setting up Global Ethical Dialogues across the world, starting with a June 2013 visit to Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil.
Living with Differences: International Student Photo Contest, 2013 | 06/03/13 In a world with tremendous diversity of beliefs and cultures, how do we live together amicably? Part of the answer lies in pluralism: the appreciation of diversity and differences, with recognition of and respect for shared values. Students everywhere, we challenge you to submit a photo that illustrates this concept!
Reimagining a Global Ethic (Lead Article in Symposium) | 01/18/13 What status do we give a global ethic in a pluralistic world that, as a matter of fact, is composed, ethically speaking, of competing moral universes?
Human Rights Watch: Promoting Ethical Behavior When It’s Contested (Transcript) | 11/29/12 It's the job of Human Rights Watch to shine a spotlight on human rights abuses worldwide, including in the U.S., says its executive director Ken Roth. We speak not for the public conscience, but to it, "and if we have hit that conscience accurately, it’s reflected in shame, and governments then have to respond to that."
Summary of Second Annual Global Ethics Fellows Conference in New York (Text) | 11/15/12 This international conference included three panels: Cultural and Universal Norms; Political Will and Responsibilities; and Managing Systemic Risk and Systemic Crisis.
Michael Ignatieff to Chair Carnegie Council's 100th Anniversary Project "Ethics for a Connected World" | 10/03/12 Carnegie Council is pleased to announce that Michael Ignatieff will chair the Council's Centennial project. This long-term education program consists of worldwide activities for teachers, students, and the general public around the evolving concept of a "global ethic."
Global Rules, Local Rulers (Transcript) | 06/26/12 Carnegie UK Trust staff open up a fascinating discussion with the Carnegie Council audience on their research into the relationship between advocacy groups, citizens, and international organizations that regulate trade, markets, and consumer policy.
Re-Imagining a Global Ethic (Transcript) | 11/21/11 "A global ethic makes it possible for us to agree to disagree about ultimate questions, provided we have the philosophical clarity that comes from that process of adversarial justification," says Ignatieff in this thoughtful and challenging talk.