Events

Event
Audiences
A Decade On: How 9/11 Ushered in a New Era of National Security

Thom Shanker, Author and Correspondent, Pentagon and National Security, The New York Times; Peter Tomsen, Author and former Ambassador and U.S. Special Envoy on Afghanistan


Public
A World Without Women

Mara Hvistendahl, Correspondent, Science


Public
A Strong Europe in a Globalized World: A German Perspective

His Excellency Werner Hoyer, Minister of State, Foreign Office, Federal Republic of Germany


Public
Palestinian Bid for Statehood: Who Benefits?

Robert Danin, Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies, Council on Foreign Relations


Leadership Circles
Libya and the Middle East: The Post-Qaddafi World

Hisham Matar, Novelist; Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director, Middle East and North Africa Division, Human Rights Watch


Public
India's Global Outlook and Foreign Policy

Her Excellency Nirupama Rao, Ambassador of India to the United States


Public
Pray the Devil Back to Hell: Women Waging Peace in Liberia

Leymah Roberta Gbowee, Executive Director, Women Peace and Security Network Africa; Gini Reticker, Director, Pray the Devil Back to Hell


Israel's Domestic Politics: A New Era of Dissent?

Hirsh Goodman, Senior Research Associate, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University


Leadership Circles
Balancing the Global Economy

Axel A. Weber, Visiting Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and former President, German Central Bank


Public
Progress to Date and Strategies for Success 2011

Bill Gates, Cochair and Trustee, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; The Honorable Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development ; The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture; The Honorable Lael Brainard, Undersecretary for International Affairs, US Department of Treasury; Jason Clay, Senior Vice President, Markets, World Wildlife Fund; And other participants