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- Celebrating the Sixth Global Ethics Day with Carnegie Council and Participants Around the World
Held on the third Wednesday of every October, Global Ethics Day, a project of Carnegie Council, provides an opportunity for everyone around the world to explore the crucial role of ethics in their professions and their daily lives. October 16, 2019 marked the sixth annual Global Ethics Day, and it was one of the biggest years yet. By Carnegie Council's count, there were 140+ activities by organizations and individuals in nearly 50 countries.
- Carnegie Council Celebrates the Sixth Global Ethics Day
Held every October, Global Ethics Day provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events for people to explore the crucial role of ethics in their professions and their daily lives. This year, Carnegie Council is partnering with Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy®, for a webinar on business ethics and will highlight events from around the world on GlobalEthicsDay.org.
- Carnegie Council Releases “Ethics in Business” Compilation Videos Ahead of Global Ethics Day on October 16
Ahead of Global Ethics Day on October 16, Carnegie Council has released three short videos compiling some of the most compelling moments from the "Ethics in Business: In Their Own Words" interview series, produced in partnership with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and CFA Institute.
- Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Fall 2019 Issue
The highlight of the Fall 2019 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs" is a roundtable on "Economic Sanctions and Their Consequences." Other topics include human rights and conflict resolution, Afghan attitudes toward civilian wartime harm, the role of supererogation on the battlefield, and the ethics of not-so-civil resistance.
- Back to School with Carnegie Council's New High School Resources
With the new school year in mind, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has added timely new high school materials to its extensive online education section. Carnegie Council created high school level world and U.S. history resources based on opinion pieces from "The New York Times" "1919: The Year of the Crack Up" series and Carnegie Council senior fellow Ted Widmer's accompanying podcast.
- Join Carnegie Council & Organizations around the World: Celebrate Global Ethics Day, October 16, 2019
Global Ethics Day, October 16, 2019, is an opportunity for institutions to hold events on or around this day to explore the essential role of ethics, globally and in every field.
- Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Summer 2019 Issue
The highlight of this issue is a roundtable on "Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Global Affairs," with contributions from Heather M. Roff, Steven Livingston and Mathias Risse, Jeffrey D. Sachs, Amandeep Singh Gill, Sara E. Davies, and Patrick Lin and Fritz Allhoff. The contributions consider how artificial intelligence will affect human rights, economic development, international security, global health, and the Arctic frontier in the coming decades.
- C2G2 Changes Name to Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G)
The Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) has a new name: from now on, it will be known as the Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G). We removed the word "geoengineering" as the term causes confusion and can dissuade important actors from taking part in necessary discussions. Our mission, however, remains the same: to catalyze the governance of deliberate, large-scale interventions in the Earth's systems, such as carbon dioxide removal and solar radiation modification. For more, read this blog post from Janos Pasztor, C2G’s executive director.
- Carnegie Council Announces Robert J. Myers Fellows for 2019
The Robert J. Myers Fellows Fund supports and promotes activities of the Carnegie Council network that embody Mr. Myers' vision of effective ethical inquiry rooted in local experiences and communities. This year 13 projects were chosen, with a diverse range of issues concerning China, the Czech Republic, Africa, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Montenegro, Poland, and Venezuela. Topics also include climate justice, human rights, women, and more.
- Carnegie Council Appoints Ambassador Jean-Marie Guéhenno as Senior Fellow
Carnegie Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambassador Jean-Marie Guéhenno as Senior Fellow. During his two-year fellowship, he will be working on a book tentatively titled "The Second Renaissance: In Search of a New Balance Between the Individual and the Collective." The author of three previous books, Guéhenno is an expert in peacekeeping, transnational security threats, and global governance.
- Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Zach Dorfman Wins Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense
Zach Dorfman and Jenna McLaughlin received the Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense in recognition of their reporting about a security compromise within a key intelligence communications system, which detailed the immense human, technical, and resource costs of failure while maintaining the integrity of efforts to close vulnerabilities.
- Josephine Marrocco Wins 2019 Carnegie Council Student Research Conference: Topic, AIDS Crisis in Russia
The winning presentation in this year's Student Research Conference was by Josephine Marrocco of Fordham University in New York. Her presentation "Sex, Drugs and Propaganda: Why AIDS persists in the Russian Federation" examines the use of government propaganda in the context of Russia's AIDS crisis.