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Blinken Speech
Blinken Speech
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PAST EVENT VIDEO World Review
Kim Ghattas, Matt Kaminski, and Stefan Kornelius join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
French President Macron holds consultative talks ahead of G7 summit meeting in Paris
French President Macron holds consultative talks ahead of G7 summit meeting in Paris
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PAST EVENT Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum
In honor of International Women’s Day, experts analyze why building a more gender-equal world through feminist foreign policy is key to pandemic recovery.
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.
U.N. chemical weapons experts prepare before collecting samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Zamalka
U.N. chemical weapons experts prepare before collecting samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Zamalka
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Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Joby Warrick describes the chaotic consequences of America's largely unknown efforts to find and destroy Syria's vast chemical weapons stockpile.

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.
President Biden signs climate executive order
President Biden signs climate executive order
Food and Agriculture
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Blog Global Food for Thought by Multiple Authors
Integrating a climate lens into foreign policy and national security will have ripple effects on both domestic and global food security.

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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