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Year in Quotes: 2022 Highlights

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To mark the close of our centennial year, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs is looking back on some of our most memorable quotes from speakers we hosted in 2022.
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From global food insecurity and the war in Ukraine to China's growing influence and the climate justice movement, we have explored a range of global affairs issues this year.

Missed any of our 2022 programming? Watch world leaders and experts engage in thoughtful, challenging conversations on global affairs in our video archive of past events:

00:00 - Intro

00:08 - Barack Obama on Russia's War in Ukraine

00:56 - Vanessa Nakate on Climate Justice

01:33 - Fiona Hill on Vladimir Putin

02:00 - Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Global Hunger

03:04 - Indermit Gill on Inflation and Global Poverty

03:24 - Mike Pence on Ensuring the Integrity of the Vote

04:08 - Nicholas Burns on zero-COVID Protests in China

04:35 - Azadeh Moaveni on Iran's Uprising

05:18 - Outro