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Food and Agriculture
In the News Foreign Policy Ertharin Cousin
As the ongoing conflict in Yemen shows, it’s time to fight starvation not only on humanitarian grounds but as an essential component of military and foreign policy.
NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci addresses the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 21, 2021.
NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci addresses the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 21, 2021.
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Virtual Pritzker Forum on Global Cities
Anthony Fauci, Pete Buttigieg, Marcella Nunez-Smith, and other leading experts explore how to build fairer, healthier cities now and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
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We’re here to help you understand the world around you. All events are virtual right now due to COVID-19. We look forward to seeing you in person in the future.
Illuminated Olympic rings are displayed before the new national stadium
Illuminated Olympic rings are displayed before the new national stadium
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PAST EVENT VIDEO Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum
A panel of experts examines how sports diplomacy can build gender and racial equity around the world.

Apply to the 2022 Class of Emerging Leaders

Every year we select a class of approximately 20 participants from across Chicago’s business, cultural, civic, and academic sectors. The 2022 application is now open, until March 8, 2021.
Four Emerging Leaders, presenting their findings during a public program.
An unarmed Trident II D5 missile is test-launched from the ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska
An unarmed Trident II D5 missile is test-launched from the ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska
Defense and Security
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In the News Foreign Affairs Multiple Authors
Chuck Hagel, Malcolm Rifkind, Kevin Rudd, and Ivo Daalder, cochairs of a Council task force, offer recommendations on how to prevent nuclear proliferation and reassure America's allies.

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As a Council member, you can increase your global acumen and cultural intelligence to stay ahead, mingle with other members, network to find professional connections, and support the idea of US engagement in global affairs right here in Chicago. Learn about membership benefits