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World Review: Afghanistan Withdrawal, Russia Summit, Suga’s US Trip

Virtual
World Review

Stefan Kornelius, Peter Spiegel, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

US troops in Afghanistan
Cpl. Alejandro Pena
Apr
16

Equalizing Global Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

Virtual

Gavi CEO Dr. Seth Berkley, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, and Africa’s CDC Director Dr. John Nkengasong discuss global vaccine efforts with Council Distinguished Fellow Ertharin Cousin.

A nurse displays the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine under the COVAX scheme against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Eka Kotebe General Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Reuters
Apr
20

Past Events

World Review: Iran Deal, Jordan Coup Attempt, Ukraine

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Steve Erlanger, Bobby Ghosh, and Elise Labott join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Coup attempt in Jordan
REUTERS

Secretary Janet L. Yellen on International Economic Policy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

US Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen speaks to a Council audience ahead of this week's IMF meeting and pushes for global minimum tax rate on companies.

Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen
REUTERS

Commentary & Analysis

What a Stranded Container Ship Showed Us About Globalization

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

Elizabeth Shackelford explains how we can better prepare our people and economy for disruptions.

a boat filled with shipping containers
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Labor, Livelihoods, and Biometric Data

BLOG
Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out our weekly round up of the top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

a fingerprint on a slide
Food and Agriculture

Research

Despite Political Tension, Americans and Russians See Cooperation as Essential

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A joint Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Levada Analytical Center survey shows few Russians or Americans expect great changes to US-Russia ties now or in the next 10 years, although both publics see the merits of collaboration.

Biden and Putin shake hands
REUTERS
Public Opinion

Women and Girls as Change Agents

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

Investing in girls' education can put countries on the path to a more stable, prosperous future.

A young Indian girl writes on a chalkboard in a classroom
Nikhita S.
Women and Girls