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- 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.
- Carnegie Council President Joel H. Rosenthal Receives Distinguished Scholar Award at ISA Conference in Toronto
On March 29, Joel H. Rosenthal, president of Carnegie Council, will receive the Distinguished Scholar Award at the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference in Toronto. The ISA's Distinguished Scholar Award is given for life achievement in International Studies. Typically, nominees will have made major contributions to scholarship in the field both via their own research and writing and their mentorship of others.
- Winners of Carnegie Council's International Student Essay Contest 2018 - Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?
The topic: Is it important to live in a democracy? Winners come from Argentina, China, Colombia, Ghana, Hungary, South Korea, Tunisia, and the USA. Read their different perspectives here.
- Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Spring 2019 Issue
This issue features a roundtable examining how states and other actors balance legal norms, moral values, and national interests in various policy areas. It also contains an essay on being human in an age of artificial intelligence; a review essay taking a philosophical look at inequalities; and much more.
- Save the Date! Carnegie Council Announces Sixth Annual Global Ethics Day, October 16, 2019
Carnegie Council announces the sixth annual Global Ethics Day (#globalethicsday2019) on the third Wednesday in October: October 16, 2019. Global Ethics Day provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events on or around this day, exploring the crucial role of ethics in their professions and their daily lives, each in their own way. For more information on how to participate, go to https.globalethicsday.org.
- Carnegie Council Presents "The Crack-Up," a Podcast Series about the Pivotal Year of 1919
Created and hosted by historian and Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Ted Widmer, "The Crack-Up" is a special podcast series about the events of 1919, a turbulent year that in many ways shaped the 20th century and the modern world. Widmer is working with The "New York Times" on a series of long features on the legacy of 1919 and these podcasts are designed to complement the articles by interviewing each of the authors.