Did you miss one of our events? Do you live too far away to attend? Are you a professor who wants your class to listen to Nobel laureates speaking on issues of world peace and global social justice? No problem. Audio recordings of the Carnegie Council events are now available through Really Simple Syndication (RSS) and as a podcast in the Apple iTunes Music Store. Both sources are free and include the same selections of our best recent events.
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Measuring Positive and Negative Peace with the Global Peace Index | 09/21/16 If you're running a business you need metrics to succeed, and it's the same with peace, says Steve Killelea, founder of the Global Peace Index. The Index provides empirical ways to measure both "negative peace"--the absence of violence and fear of violence--and "positive peace"-- attitudes, institutions, and structures which create and sustain peace.
The Philippines, the South China Sea, and the Many Sides of President Duterte | 09/20/16 Richard Heydarian, of Manila's De La Salle University, discusses the Philippines' landmark legal victory against China in the South China Sea dispute, and why the Sea is so important. He also examines President Duterte's multiple dimensions, and why he seems to be very popular among Filipinos.
Is Successful Integration Possible? Best Practices from North America and Europe | 09/20/16 How can societies help migrants integrate into the schools, work forces, and cultures of their new communities? In a partnership with the Government of Catalonia, this distinguished panel describes concrete ways that communities can cast aside their fears and create, as Secretary Omoros puts it, "a balance between diversity and integration."
Global Ethics Forum Preview: The Next Pandemic with Dr. Ali Khan | 09/15/16 Next time on Global Ethics Forum, former Centers for Disease Control executive Dr. Ali Khan discusses the intersection of public health and politics. In this excerpt, Dr. Khan, now Dean at University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Public Health, talks about Zika virus and why it has affected marginalized populations.
The UN's Peter Sutherland on the Migrant Crisis | 09/14/16 In the run-up to the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, Joanne Myers talks with Peter Sutherland about the challenges of implementing the 1951 Refugee Convention, which states that the obligation to provide for refugees is not simply an obligation for countries in proximity to the refugees. It's a global responsibility that should be shared.
U.S. Elections & Brexit: Can Liberalism Survive? | 09/14/16 Why are liberal values eroding across the world? Will this continue? Realist Stephen Walt says maybe not, if the U.S. can set a good example at home and engage in less military interventions abroad. But although Nikolas Gvosdev of the U.S. Naval War College wants to be hopeful, he strikes a more pessimistic note.
What to Make of Duterte's Philippines | 09/08/16 John Gershman of NYU discusses with Carnegie Council's Devin Stewart the state of Filipino politics since the election of Rodrigo Duterte and where the country may be headed. Topics covered include the Philippines' anti-drug campaign, extrajudicial killings, climate change vulnerability, and diplomatic relations with China, the U.S., and ASEAN.
Global Ethics Forum Preview: Blood Year: The Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism with David Kilcullen | 09/08/16 Next time on Global Ethics Forum, counterinsurgency expert David Kilcullen discusses strategies to fight terrorism and the failure of the Iraq War. In this excerpt, Kilcullen, who was previously special adviser to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, talks about why the year 2011 was a turning point for conflict in the Middle East.
Living Together in Peace: Religious Diversity in Indonesia | 09/07/16 "Indonesia is an interesting example of where increasing intensity of religious practices among Muslims and Christians is not the factor that creates conflict and violence. In fact, increasing intensity of religious practice often goes side by side in a society where the communities live in relative harmony and with respect for each other."