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The Rise of Europe's Digital Economy

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Experts discuss how Europe’s thriving digital sector will fare as the global economic outlook becomes more uncertain.

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World Review: Biden's Taiwan Defense, Endgame in Ukraine, and the Global Food Catastrophe

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World Review

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Susan Glasser, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Close up of bin of rainbow buttons that say "I'm From Taiwan."
Reuters

World Review: Putin Shifts on NATO, Biden's Asia Trip, and the Summit of the Americas

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World Review

Karen DeYoung, Gideon Rachman, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Applying for NATO
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NATO's Nordic Expansion

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Experts discuss why Finland and Sweden, both longstanding neutral nations, moved towards NATO membership following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin meet in Stockholm on April 13, 2022.
Reuters

Policy Innovations to Bolster America's Future

PAST EVENT VIDEO

The Council’s Emerging Leaders class of 2022 presents a series of short, dynamic presentations on an array of critical current issues.

Fiona Hill on Russia, Ukraine, and the Outcome of the War

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Former National Security Council official Fiona Hill discusses the future of Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Fiona Hill is seen speaking into a mic at a hearing
Reuters

Global Health Security and Preparing for Future Pandemics

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and the White House’s Raj Panjabi discuss with Ann Veneman how the world should prepare for and respond to future pandemics.

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Senator Joni Ernst on Emerging Threats to National Defense

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Joni Ernst, senator from Iowa and retired lieutenant colonel, discussed the top challenges to US defense and security today.

Senator Joni Ernst giving speech in front of flag backdrop
Reuters

World Review: Russia vs Europe, Northern Ireland, and Globalization's End?

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World Review

Caroline de Gruyter, James Harding, and Ryan Heath join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Russian soldiers on victory day
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Lessons from the Edge: A Conversation with Marie Yovanovitch

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The Council is a Chicago Humanities Festival program partner for this event featuring former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch in conversation with Council President Ivo Daalder, former US Ambassador to NATO.

Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch giving an interview and talking into a microphone
U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine