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World Review: COP26, G-20 Takeaways, and France Mends Fences

Every Friday, Ivo Daalder talks with reporters from some of the world’s leading media outlets to get their perspectives on emerging global stories and how they might unfold.
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Elise Labott
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As the COP26 meetings in Glasgow continue, Nirmal Ghosh and Elise Labott join Council President Ivo Daalder to reflect on global commitments to slow climate change and whether they’re too little, too late. Then, they look at takeaways from the latest G-20 meetings and why the US and France have mended fences but Britain is still left out in the cold. 

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About the Speakers
US Bureau Chief, The Straits Times
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Nirmal Ghosh is the US Bureau Chief for The Straits Times. His reporting covers politics, elections, conflict and coups d’etat, natural disasters, and social and environmental issues across a dozen Asian countries.
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Elise Labott
Columnist, Foreign Policy
Elise Labott is an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service and a columnist at Foreign Policy. As a correspondent for CNN for two decades, she covered seven secretaries of state and reported from more than 80 countries.
President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013 prior to becoming president of the Council. Previously, he was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and served as director for European affairs on President Bill Clinton’s National Security Council. He is the author or editor of ten books.
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