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The Doorstep: The U.S. & Latin America under Joe Biden with the Wilson Center's Cynthia ArnsonWhat will a Biden administration mean for Latin America? Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev are joined by the Wilson Center's Cynthia Arnson to speak about how events unfolding in Latin American will affect U.S. demographics and politics in 2021 and beyond. With climate change as a centerpiece of his foreign policy agenda, how will Biden approach Brazil? How will his polices differ from Trump when it comes to Venezuela, Cuba, and Central America?Learn More
Protests in Perspective: Civil Disobedience & Activism Today, with Erica Chenoweth & Deva WoodlyCivil disobedience is a storied political tradition. Can it empower today's activists? Citing movements from the recent past and using empirical data, Harvard Kennedy School's Professor Chenoweth and The New School's Professor Woodly address the relationship between forms of resistance and successful progressive reform and detail how the Movement for Black Lives is putting these ideas into practice around the world.Learn More
AI as a Tool for Workers' Empowerment, with Christina J. ColcloughFollowing up on the AI & Equality Initiative's first webinar on artificial intelligence and the future of work, Carnegie-Uehiro Fellow Wendell Wallach and Dr. Christina J. Colclough, founder of The Why Not Lab, build on that discussion with a conversation about the future of the worker. How can new technology be used to empower workers? What are some progressive strategies and policies that can help to reach this goal?Learn More
The United Nations at 75: Looking Back to Look Forward, Episode 3, with Noeleen HeyzerIn the third episode of "The United Nations at 75: Looking Back to Look Forward," host Margaret P. Karns and Noeleen Heyzer, former executive director of the United Nations Development Fund for Women, discuss the role of women in the UN over the years. Heyzer speaks about the Beijing Women's Conference; Resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security; and the prospects for increasing gender equality in the UN system in the decades to come.Learn More
Upcoming Virtual Events & WebinarsAs social distancing guidelines continue into the Fall, Carnegie Council's events will remain virtual for the rest of 2020. In the meantime, we hope you will join us for this full slate of virtual conversations over the coming months. Click here to register for webinars on the racial justice protests in a global perspective, book talks with best-selling authors and journalists, and interactive discussions on changing narratives in U.S. global engagement and foreign policy.Learn More
Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Special IssueAt the core of this issue is a collection of essays organized and guest-edited by Margaret P. Karns called "The United Nations at Seventy-Five: Looking Back to Look Forward." The collection contains contributions from David Malone and Adam Day; Ellen J. Ravndal; Ramesh Thakur; Susanna P. Campbell; Devaki Jain; Bertrand Ramcharan; Maria Ivanova; Karns, Kirsten Haack, and Jean-Pierre Murray; and Sophie Harman. Additionally, the issue includes articles on information, privacy, just war theory, and the construction of universal values.Learn More
Land-based Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR): as urgent and as difficult a policy challenge as everIf CDR is to have any prospect of preventing runaway global heating without also presenting other serious environmental and social risks, then policymakers, legislators, and investors need to get real now, write Chatham House's Richard King and Duncan Brack. This article outlines three key messages for the policy communities and how it interacts with more nature-based solutions.Learn More
Announcement Regarding COVID-19Carnegie Council offices are open for business Monday–Friday, 9:00AM–5:00PM. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, staff is working remotely as of March 13. Should you wish to contact us by phone, please email email@example.com and we will respond to your note as soon as possible. Thank you and stay safe and healthy.Learn More
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Thursday, 12:00 PM Vaccine Ethics: What Are We Learning from COVID-19? Ruth Faden, Nicole J. Hassoun, Clive Meanwell, Reed Tuckson, Jeffrey Kahn This event is being conducted virtually through Zoom webinar and YouTube Live.
- FEBRUARY 9
Tuesday, 12:00 PM The Good American: The Epic Life of Bob Gersony, the U.S. Government's Greatest Humanitarian Robert D. Kaplan This event is being conducted virtually through Zoom webinar and YouTube Live.