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PAST EVENT VIDEO World Review
Stefan Kornelius, Carla Robins, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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Hands hold yellow signs saying "bans off our bodies" in front of a blue sky
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“A series of radical rulings makes America’s exhortations about promoting democracy ring hollow,” write Senior Fellows Elizabeth Shackelford and Dina Smeltz.
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Vanessa Nakate speaks into megaphone during a demonstration for climate change.
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Founder of the Rise Up Climate Movement Vanessa Nakate discusses the global climate crisis and the importance of elevating the next generation of underrepresented environmental leaders with Jamia Jowers.

Centennial Celebration

We celebrated the Council's centennial anniversary on March 10, honoring President Barack Obama and cellist Yo-Yo Ma for their extraordinary contributions toward a more open and promising world for all. Together with journalist Carol Marin, they reflected on the Council's first one hundred years, examined the global challenges of today, and shared their hopes for the future.
Carol Marin, President Obama, and Yo-Yo Ma sit on the Council stage in front of the 100 logo.
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a blue municipal tanker with many hoses in New Delhi, India
Climate and the Environment
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“The global dependence on fossil fuels that drives this climate crisis also empowers some of the world’s worst actors,” writes Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.

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