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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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Protests in Myanmar
Protests in Myanmar
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PAST EVENT VIDEO World Review
Nirmal Ghosh, Gideon Rachman, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock visits a mural at Elizabeth Porter Historic Monument, the site of an African American hospital, on election day
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock visits a mural at Elizabeth Porter Historic Monument, the site of an African American hospital, on election day
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PAST EVENT VIDEO Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum
Learning the lessons of Black History Month can highlight opportunities for addressing structural racism and systemic inequity.

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.

Membership has its benefits

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