Skip to main content
All upcoming events, listed in chronological order.

World Review: US Middle East Policy, Myanmar Protests, Big Tech

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Nirmal Ghosh, Gideon Rachman, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Protests in Myanmar
REUTERS
Feb
26

The Race to Destroy Syria's Deadliest Weapons

Virtual

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.

U.N. chemical weapons experts prepare before collecting samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Zamalka
Reuters
Mar
1

Debate the Future of Data as Currency

Virtual
Cocktails and Conversation

YP members are invited to participate in a live debate on the future of personal data as currency. Attendees will work together with fellow YPs to create a persuasive argument for their assigned position.

Screenshot of zoom meeting with Council YP members
Mar
4

Building Gender Equality Through Inclusive Foreign Policy

Virtual
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.

French President Macron holds consultative talks ahead of G7 summit meeting in Paris
Reuters
Mar
5

Corporate Leadership Breakfast - March 2021

Virtual
Corporate Leadership Breakfast

Executives from corporate partner companies are invited to join us for an exclusive conversation with Council global cities fellow Sam Kling around the future of global cities and how their changing landscapes could impact the corporate world moving forward.

Mar
11

Pursuing Equity

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.

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.
Reuters
Mar
18

Africa's Free Trade Economy

Virtual

Council leadership members are invited to engage in a private dialogue with Africa’s first Secretary-General of the AfCFTA, H.E. Wamkele Mene, on the landmark trade agreement and its global impact.

Parked trucks wait in 10km queue to cross the Kenyan-Ugandan border from the town of Busia
Reuters
Mar
19

Liberty and Justice in a Surveillance State

Virtual

The Economist’s Jon Fasman previews his new book, “We See it All,” in an exclusive conversation for Council members on the legal, political, and moral implications on the rise of surveillance state powers in the US and across the world.

A man wearing a face mask walks past surveillance cameras following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China
Reuters
Mar
22

Rethinking Capitalism: A Moonshot for Economic Recovery

Virtual
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Professor Mariana Mazzucato explains why her vision of economics — moving beyond profit to promote inclusion, equity, and sustainability — can fix the world’s most pressing issues.

People watch as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, topped with the Crew Dragon capsule, is launched carrying four astronauts on the first operational NASA commercial crew mission at Kennedy Space Center
Reuters
Mar
24

Inside Russia's Protest Movement

Virtual

Experts discuss the scale and objectives of Russia’s political opposition movement and the latest protests following the detention of pro-democracy leader Alexei Navalny.

Russian law enforcement officers stand guard in Saint Petersburg
Reuters
Mar
31