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All past events, listed in chronological order.

Amplifying Black History for Structural Change and Unity

PAST EVENT
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Learning the lessons of Black History Month can highlight opportunities for addressing structural racism and systemic inequity.

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
Reuters
Feb
25

Ivo Daalder on the State of the Council and Biden's Foreign Policy

PAST EVENT

Council leadership members enjoyed an exclusive off-the-record conversation with the former NATO ambassador and Chicago Council president on the Biden administration.

President-elect Joe Biden holds a conference video call alongside Vice President-elect Kamala Harris focused on foreign policy
Reuters
Feb
23

World Review: Munich Security Conference, Afghanistan, Turkey

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Ivo Daalder, Steven Erlanger, Susan Glasser, and Philip Stephens examine the week's most important global affairs news.

US troops in Afghanistan
US Department of Defense
Feb
19

Promoting a More Equitable World Through Sports

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

A panel of experts examines how sports diplomacy can build gender and racial equity around the world.

Illuminated Olympic rings are displayed before the new national stadium
Aflo
Feb
18

World Review: Myanmar Protests, Biden on China, Iran

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Ivo Daalder, Karen DeYoung, Bobby Ghosh, and Matt Kaminksi examine the week's most important global affairs news.

Stack of newspapers
Md Mahdi
Feb
12

Emerging Leaders Program February Information Session

PAST EVENT

Attendees learned more about the Council's Emerging Leaders Program, the selection criteria, and the application and selection process for the EL class of 2022.

Emerging Leaders Class of 2020 laugh together during a meeting
Feb
11

World Review: Biden’s Foreign Policy Speech, Myanmar Coup, Russia

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Ivo Daalder, James Harding, Gideon Rachman, and Carol Giacomo examine the week's most important global affairs news.

President Biden gives his first foreign policy speech
REUTERS
Feb
5

Continuity of Government in Times of Crisis

PAST EVENT VIDEO

A panel of experts examine how the United States can ensure critical government functions continue amid a catastrophe.

Mr. Douglas Emhoff, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Dr. Jill Biden, President-elect Joe Biden, Roy Blunt, Amy Klobuchar arrive for the Inauguration Day ceremony of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris held at the U.S. Capitol Building
Reuters
Feb
2

The Fed's Outlook as Vaccine Rollout Shifts into High Gear

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Global Economy Series

Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan weighed in on the possibility of a global economic recovery as more people around the world receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" are seen in front of a displayed U.S. dollar banknote with George Washington and a printed mask
Reuters
Feb
1

World Review: US-Russia, Iran Deal, & COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Ivo Daalder, Karen DeYoung, Steven Erlanger, and Peter Spiegel examine the news during US President Biden's first week in office.

Russians protest the arrest of Alexei Navalny
REUTERS
Jan
29