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All past events, listed in chronological order.

YP Nexus: Crypto and the Future of Currency

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Crypto journalist Laura Shin joins fintech attorney Nelson Rosario to outline the history, current market capitalization, global economic impact, and future of cryptocurrency.

two people exchange money and bitcoin
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Future Cities Americas Forum

PAST EVENT

The Council is a supporting partner of this event hosted by The Financial Times that brings together a cross section of leaders to establish a common vision for the sustainable, equitable, and safe cities of tomorrow.

Nakate on Climate Justice and Youth Activism

PAST EVENT VIDEO

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.

Vanessa Nakate speaks into megaphone during a demonstration for climate change.
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World Review: China's zero-COVID Failures, Ukraine, and Macron vs. Le Pen

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Jamil Anderlini, Bobby Ghosh, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

COVID prevention workers in China
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Lessons from Finland's Criminal Justice System

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Natalie Moore, 2020 Richard C. Longworth Media Fellow, shares insights from her reporting inside Finland’s open prison system and considers how to bring equitable criminal justice reform to Chicago and beyond.

Close up of barbed wire fence on border in winter.
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World Review: Putin Doubles Down in Ukraine, Germany's Business with Russia, and New NATO Members

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Ryan Heath, Elise Labott, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

rescue crew in Ukraine
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America, China, and the Avoidable War

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd discussed the foreign policy objectives of the United States and China and how these superpowers can prevent competition from sparking a conflict.

Reuters

Will Hurd on Rebooting US Democracy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

For the Council's first in-person event since 2020, former Congressman and CIA Officer Will Hurd presents "American Reboot," a playbook for American democracy rooted in bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values.

Reuters

World Review: War Crimes in Ukraine, Pro-Putin Leaders Re-Elected, and France at the Polls

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Nirmal Ghosh, Sylvie Kauffmann, and Philip Stephens join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Presidential Candidate Posters
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Representative Slotkin on US Foreign Policy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Representative Elissa Slotkin unpacked her legislative foreign policy priorities, including the conflict in Ukraine, the rise of domestic terrorism, and more.

Rep. Elissa Slotkin speaks during a hearing
Reuters