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The Chicago Council for Global Affairs

The World Needs You

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to empowering you to help create a more open and promising world for all. We put you at the center of conversations on global challenges, amplify your views on critical issues, and illuminate our world and how we are all connected.
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Video Series World Review with Ivo Daalder
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hosting Ukraine's Peace Summit Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hosting Ukraine's Peace Summit Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hosting Ukraine's Peace Summit Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hosting Ukraine's Peace Summit Global Politics
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Steven Erlanger, Ken Moriyasu, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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O'Hare International Airport is starting a renovation to build a world-class "Global Terminal." Can it help the city compete with international air travel hubs?

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We're building a community of globally curious people who want to deepen their understanding of the world and actively participate in it. We each have a role to play—you don't need to be an expert to join and shape the global conversation. If you seek to learn more, discuss more, do more, you belong here.
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PAST EVENT VIDEO
A conversation at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with Ian Bremmer, Kevin Rudd, Ivo H. Daalder, and Zeenat Rahman on how the United States and its allies can respond to threats to global stability. A conversation at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with Ian Bremmer, Kevin Rudd, Ivo H. Daalder, and Zeenat Rahman on how the United States and its allies can respond to threats to global stability.
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Ian Bremmer, Kevin Rudd, Ivo H. Daalder, and Zeenat Rahman discuss how the United States and its allies can respond to threats to global stability.

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If you believe, as we do, that greater knowledge and engagement create a more open and promising world for all, you can support our mission to  make global affairs more accessible to more people. Join or donate today to expand your world view and increase your impact. Donate