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All past events, listed in chronological order.

US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns on China-US Relations

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Members of the Council community join Ambassador Burns for insights into the current state of the China-US relationship.

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Indonesia on November 14, 2022.
Reuters

Vice President Mike Pence on America's Role in the World

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Join Vice President Mike Pence for a discussion on his career, foreign policy, and his new book, " So Help Me God."

Vice President Mike Pence stands at a microphone.
Reuters

The War in Ukraine, a Town Hall Discussion

PAST EVENT

Ivo Daalder and Sarah Gilbert join Council members for a town hall discussion on the latest out of Ukraine, what the future may hold for Russia and the West, and how the Council is engaging in this digital era.

a cannon fires with flames and soldiers stand in the foreground, bare trees in the background in Ukraine.
REUTERS

We Will Chicago: Economic Development

PAST EVENT

The final public engagement event in the We Will Chicago series gathers local and international leaders to discuss models of equitable economic development.

Chicago El train
Josh Hild

Conference on Agriculture for Health

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Influential thought leaders lay critical groundwork for better aligning agriculture and food systems.

An assortment of food is laid out on a table, seen from a bird's eye view. Food includes eggs, cheese, peas, broccoli, and fish.
M.Studio

Global Voices, Local Action: Transportation and Infrastructure

PAST EVENT

Hear from local and international leaders and offer feedback at the next public engagement session in the We Will Chicago series.

Chicago infrastructure
Reuters

Inclusive Economies in an Age of Recession

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Experts consider whether overlapping global crises, inflation, and slowing growth will bolster or derail efforts to build more inclusive economies.

A money changer sells US dollar bills at a currency exchange office located in Ankara, Turkey
REUTERS

Global Voices, Local Action: Lifelong Learning

PAST EVENT

In this public engagement session for the We Will Chicago citywide plan, residents can hear from experts on urban education.

Classroom
Element5 Digital

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Tackling the Global Food Security Crisis

PAST EVENT VIDEO

UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield argues that implementing a foreign policy for all Americans means tackling the global food security crisis head on.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield on a recent visit to Africa.

Global Voices, Local Action: Public Health and Safety

PAST EVENT

The Council partners with the City of Chicago and the Metropolitan Planning Council to gather public input on the We Will Chicago citywide plan.

Chicago Bean
Sawyer Bengtson