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House Impeachment Proceedings Round Two
House Impeachment Proceedings Round Two
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PAST EVENT VIDEO World Review
Ivo Daalder talks with reporters from some of the world's leading media outlets about the week's most important global affairs news.
Panelists at the virtual program, The World in 2021 - New Year, New Normal?
Panelists at the virtual program, The World in 2021 - New Year, New Normal?
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Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer, the Economists' Zanny Minton Beddoes, and Council President Ivo Daalder share their perspectives on what to expect in 2021 with Carla Anne Robbins.
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.
Joe Biden speaking at the Council
Joe Biden speaking at the Council
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PAST EVENT VIDEO
Author Evan Osnos discusses his new book and whether Joe Biden’s difficult but triumphant past prepared him for the pivotal 2020 election and the challenges of the presidency.

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 2020 application is now open, until March 8, 2021.
Four Emerging Leaders, presenting their findings during a public program.
Damaged US flag at US Capitol attack
Damaged US flag at US Capitol attack
Damaged US flag at US Capitol attack
American Democracy
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Podcast Deep Dish Podcast
Insurrection at one of the symbols of US democracy shows the deep tension in American politics.

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