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All past events, listed in chronological order.

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

Ukraine and the Future of Warfare

PAST EVENT VIDEO

A panel of military experts discusses what the war in Ukraine reveals about the future of armed conflict.

A Russian soldier launches a drone during a joint Serbian-Russian military training exercise "Slavic Brotherhood" in the town of Kovin, near Belgrade, Serbia November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
Reuters

Beyond the Page: Anna Pitoniak on Her Cold War Political Thriller

PAST EVENT

In this Beyond the Page book club event, Council members discuss the international political thriller “Our American Friend” with author Anna Pitoniak.

Bottle of wine, glass and book in front of a brick wall.

World Cities Summit 2022

PAST EVENT

Join global, business, and thought leaders worldwide in person as they share best practices and ideas for cities to emerge more liveable, sustainable, and resilient, from prolonged and unpredictable disruptions.

Structures of the Gardens by the Bay with skyscrapers in the background

We Will Chicago: Environment, Climate, and Energy

PAST EVENT

Angela Tovar joins local and international leaders to discuss climate solutions and urban resiliency efforts.

A view of the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan.
iStock

China's Influence in Latin America

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Hart Program Series

A panel of experts discusses rising Chinese presence in Latin America and what it means for politics and economics throughout the region.

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of China-CELAC in Beijing in 2015.
Reuters

YP In-Depth and Deep Dish Live on Global Mass Shootings

PAST EVENT VIDEO
YP In-Depth

Watch the live recording of the Deep Dish Podcast episode on how nations across the world have responded to mass shootings.

A glass jar full of bullets.

The Right to the Shoreline

PAST EVENT

Sam Kling, Cynthia Weiss, and Sonja Henderson discuss the Right to the Shoreline and the art it inspires, cohosted with the Chicago Public Art Group.

A Chicago Public Art Group piece.
Chicago Public Art Group

Russia, China, and the Battle for Global Dominance

PAST EVENT VIDEO
China's Changing Landscape

Catherine Ashton, Robert Kagan, Kishore Mahbubani, and Ivo Daalder discuss the new geopolitical order emerging from Russia and China’s efforts to counter US power.

Against a backdrop of Russian and Chinese flags, Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the end of a joint press briefing in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.
Reuters

Global Voices, Local Action: Arts & Culture

PAST EVENT

The Council partners with the Metropolitan Planning Council and the City of Chicago to discuss the We Will Chicago Plan with city leaders from London and Chicago.

A subway car rides along the tracks towards The Trump International Hotel and Tower in downtown Chicago, Illinois.
Reuters