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All past events, listed in chronological order.

Russia, China, and the Battle for Global Dominance

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Catherine Ashton, Robert Kagan, Kishore Mahbubani, and Ivo Daalder discuss the new geopolitical order emerging from Russia and China’s efforts to counter US power.

Against a backdrop of Russian and Chinese flags, Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the end of a joint press briefing in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.
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Global Voices, Local Action: Arts & Culture

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The Council partners with the Metropolitan Planning Council and the City of Chicago to discuss the We Will Chicago Plan with city leaders from London and Chicago.

A subway car rides along the tracks towards The Trump International Hotel and Tower in downtown Chicago, Illinois.
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Global Food Security Symposium 2022

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Global Food Security Symposium

Leading experts discussed action needed to meet unprecedented global food security crises arising from climate change, the pandemic, and conflict.

Three women harvest vegetation in a field in India.
Reuters

Global Shocks Facing the US Economy

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Global Economy Series

A conversation on how the Russia-Ukraine war and ongoing shutdowns in Asia are disrupting a global economy still affected by COVID-19.

A board showing currency exchange rates on display in Moscow
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Beyond the Page: Isaac Stone Fish on China's Growing Influence in the US

PAST EVENT VIDEO

In our first Beyond the Page book club event for Council members, author Isaac Stone Fish leads a conversation with readers on his book, “America Second.”

Ukraine and Cities on the Frontlines

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Event Series: Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

In the face of urban warfare, mayors and local communities have emerged as symbols of leadership, resistance, and resilience.

Black and white photo of a destroyed car and apartment buildings in Ukraine
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The Rise of Europe's Digital Economy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Experts discuss how Europe’s thriving digital sector will fare as the global economic outlook becomes more uncertain.

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NATO's Nordic Expansion

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Experts discuss why Finland and Sweden, both longstanding neutral nations, moved towards NATO membership following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin meet in Stockholm on April 13, 2022.
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Policy Innovations to Bolster America's Future

PAST EVENT VIDEO

The Council’s Emerging Leaders class of 2022 presents a series of short, dynamic presentations on an array of critical current issues.

Fiona Hill on Russia, Ukraine, and the Outcome of the War

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Former National Security Council official Fiona Hill discusses the future of Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Fiona Hill is seen speaking into a mic at a hearing
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