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  • ICGAI: Meaningful Inclusivity in Governing the AI Revolution 04/19/21
    Anja Kaspersen, Wendell Wallach, Maria Axente, Christina J. Colclough, Renée Cummings, Cordel Green, Beeban Kidron, Patrick Lafayette, Zlatko Lagumdžija, Helena Leurent, Michael Møller, Trisha Ray, Nanjira Sambuli, Amandeep Singh Gill, Yi Zeng,
    Don't miss Session 2 of the International Congress for the Governance of Artificial Intelligence (ICGAI) online speaker series! This event focused on "Meaningful Inclusivity in Governing the AI Revolution." The session includes insights from high-level experts and decision-makers on the key stakeholders in achieving effective AI governance, the necessity of meaningful inclusivity, and how we can stimulate cooperation as we navigate the challenges posed by emerging technologies.
  • Are Americans Facing an Undemocratic Future? with Jason Stanley 04/16/21
    Jason Stanley, Joel H. Rosenthal,
    U.S. democracy is at a dangerous inflection point. As America emerges from the January 6th assault on the Capitol, society faces a critical question: Can democracy bounce back or are Americans facing an undemocratic future? Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal and Yale's Jason Stanley discuss how to undo the damage done to U.S. institutions and the rise of nationalism around the world, from India to Brazil to Hungary.
  • Global Ethics Review: "Homo Empathicus" & the Pandemic, with Alexander Görlach 04/14/21
    Alexander Görlach, Alex Woodson,
    As the world still struggles to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, Senior Fellow Alexander Görlach discusses his book "Homo Empathicus," the role of empathy in politics, and China and human rights. How can the Biden administration get American democracy back on the right track? How should democracies respond to China and author autocratic nations?
  • The Doorstep: The New Space Race with The Washington Post's Christian Davenport 04/09/21
    Christian Davenport, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
    "Washington Post" defense and space reporter Christian Davenport joins "Doorstep" co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to talk about commercialization and democratization in space. How will billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson make space a part of day-to-day life? What are governments like China and India prepared to do to make sure they stay in the space game?
  • Are Americans Facing an Undemocratic Future? 04/06/21
    Joel H. Rosenthal
    Faith in democracy is waning, and the events of the past year have done little to inspire confidence. Today, the presumption of democracy as an ethical standard has faltered. But while the current moment may look grim, American democracy has the ability to adapt and evolve, especially when it is paired with pluralism, writes Joel Rosenthal, president of Carnegie Council.
  • Africa, Artificial Intelligence, & Ethics 04/05/21
    James "Chip" Cottrell, Warren Hero, Corinne Momal-Vanian , Nanjira Sambuli,
    Artificial intelligence is impacting and will impact Africa as profoundly as any continent on Earth. While some African nations struggle with limited access to the Internet, others are leaping into the digital economy with Smart Cities. Access for all, digital literacy, and capacity-building remain as challenges. How through AI and ethics can prospects for all of Africa be improved?
  • 2034: A Novel of the Next World War, with Admiral James Stavridis & Elliott Ackerman 03/31/21
    Elliot Ackerman, James Stavridis, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
    U.S.-China competition is one of the defining stories of this era, but it has stopped short of violence, for now. In the novel "2034," Admiral James Stavridis, former NATO supreme allied commander, and Elliot Ackerman, a best-selling author and former Marine, imagine a naval clash between the two nations in the South China Sea in the next decade--and the path from there to a nightmarish global conflagration. In this talk with "Doorstep" co-hosts Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev, Stavridis and Ackerman will discuss a dark yet possible future that we must do all we can to avoid.
  • Learning (Ethical) Lessons from the Greek Revolution 03/30/21
    Nikolas K. Gvosdev
    In this blog post, U.S. Global Engagement Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev reacts to an article from Paul Glastris in the "Washington Monthly." Nearly 200 years after the Greeks declared independence from the Ottoman Empire, what lessons are there to learn from the U.S. reaction to the Greek War of Independence?
  • ESG Offers Capacity, Capital, and Consensus for Global Challenges 03/30/21
    Ravipal S. Bains
    In this article, Carnegie New Leader Ravipal Bains outlines an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) led reorientation of the global financial system. The core idea of ESG, that the success of an investment should include analysis of performance on non-financial social and ethical issues, provides an attractive model of reform moving forward.
  • ICGAI Catalyzing Cooperation: Working Together Across AI Governance Initiatives 03/29/21
    Wendell Wallach, Raja Chatila, James Clark, Timothy Clement-Jones, Danit Gal , Merve Hickok, Zdeněk Hřib, Konstantinos Karachalios, Doris Leuthard , Michael Møller, Anand Rao, Joel H. Rosenthal, Nanjira Sambuli, Hilary Sutcliffe , Lan Xue ,
    This is the kick-off event for the International Congress for the Governance of Artificial Intelligence (ICGAI) online speaker series. This first event is focused on "Catalyzing Cooperation: Working Together Across AI Governance Initiatives." Topics include insights from high-level experts and decision-makers on what comprehensive and trustworthy governance looks like, as well as providing an overview of the Global Governance Network for AI (GGN-AI) proposal.
  • The Doorstep: Assessing Trump's Legacy on Biden's Foreign Policy, with George Mason's Colin Dueck 03/26/21
    Colin Dueck, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
    The Biden-Harris administration made a host of foreign policy promises for their first 100 days in office. Leading the list was linking foreign and domestic policy concerns. George Mason University's Colin Dueck joins "Doorstep" co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to review what has and has not happened in the first two months of the new administration. On which issues can Republicans and Democrats agree? Which will continue to create divisions? 
  • Grappling with Competing Ethical Demands: The New Biden Administration 03/25/21
    Nikolas K. Gvosdev
    Any leader faces competing ethical demands. In particular, policymakers must decide which ethical claims to preference and which to defer. In this blog post from U.S. Global Engagement Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev, he explores the fine line that the Biden adminsitration walks between "long game" and "neo-Westphalian" ethical approaches.

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