December 24, 2015

Top 5 Must-See Videos of 2015

We hosted many fascinating speakers and events in 2015, so picking five of our favorites was hard. So instead of calling them 'favorites,' here are the top five programs you must see, or watch again!

1. Syria and the Global Refugee Crisis

December 8, 2015

More than 500 people packed the room to hear an expert panel discuss solutions to the war and refugee crisis in Syria.
 
 

 


 

2. The Global Food Price Paradox with Former USAID Administrator

November 10, 2015

Council senior advisor and former head of USAID Rajiv Shah talks about the role of innovation in combating global hunger and malnutrition. 
 
 

 


 

3. DC Release: Public Opinion, Foreign Policy, and the Road to 2016

September 16, 2015

Council President Ivo Daalder, senior fellow Dina Smeltz, POLITICO editor Susan B. Glasser, and POLITICO senior foreign correspondent Michael Crowley discuss the dramatic partisan divide over US foreign policy highlighted in the 2015 Chicago Council Survey. 
 
 

 


 

4. Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

April 23, 2015

Journalist Mona Eltahawy explains why real changes in the Middle East will not succeed without revolutions of social, sexual, and cultural thought.
 
 

 


 

5. David Brooks on the Road to Character

May 6, 2015

New York Times columnist David Brooks examines the global sources of depth and character and how can we lead more substantive inner lives.
 

 

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