(PRWEB) February 25, 2016
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its March line-up of current affairs programs.
All talks take place in Carnegie Council's headquarters in New York City and are streamed as live webcasts.
To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/calendar/upcoming.html
Events take place at 170 East 64 Street, New York, NY 10065.
If not attending in person, watch them as live webcasts here: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/live
Tuesday, March 1, 6:00PM. Sarah Chayes on Corruption and Global Security
What is the common thread linking crises around the world, from Syria to Nigeria? According to Sarah Chayes, the answer is simple: corruption. Chayes spent seven eventful years in Afghanistan, where she grappled with corruption on many levels. Today she is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Monday March 7, 6:00 PM. The Industries of the Future
From robotics to cybersecurity to the coming impact of digital technology on money and markets, the next 10 years will be full of advances and stumbling blocks that will affect our economic future. How will we adapt to the changing nature of work? Is the prospect of cyberwar sparking the next arms race?
Tuesday March 22, 6:00 PM. Blood Year: The Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism
David Kilcullen is one of the world's leading theorists of counterinsurgency. In a self-critical analysis of the collapse of Western counterterrorism strategy, his book, "Blood Year," challenges all sides in the contentious debate over America's role in the Middle East and the world. How did we end up in such dire circumstances? Can the U.S. find a new way forward?
Monday, March 28, 2016 8:00 AM. Refugees on Turkey's Borders: Consequences of Chaos in Syria
Violence in Syria has displaced more than half of its population. More than 4.5 million refugees have fled into neighboring countries with an additional half a million making their way to Europe. What is the impact on Turkey? How can these refugees be protected?
Thursday March 31, 2016. 10:00 AM-6:00 PM. Learning from the West African Ebola Epidemic: The Role of Governance in Preventing Epidemics
Keynote speakers Michael T. Osterholm, Andrew C. Weber
Co-sponsored by Bard College's Hannah Arendt Center, Citizen Science, CCE, and the Ford Foundation in collaboration with the Honorable Dr. Wilmot James, South African MP, and Carnegie Council, this conference will explore the hypothesis that building public trust in effective organizations is essential for fighting health crises such as Ebola.
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