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Global Challenges, Shared Solutions: A Conversation with Ambassador Birgitta Tazelaar


Ambassador Birgitta Tazelaar discusses the US-Netherlands partnership and how both countries navigate global security, trade, and political uncertainty.

Ambassador Birgitta Tazelaar at The Chicago Council Global Affairs having conversation with the Council's Distinguished Fellow and former US Ambassador to the Netherlands Fay Hartog-Levin on US-Netherlands relations, the evolving Dutch political landscape, and how both countries can work together to navigate challenges in an ever-changing world.
Ana Miyares Photography

Viktor Yushchenko on Ukraine's Political Future


Join Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko for a discussion of Ukraine’s political future amid Russia’s invasion of the country.

Viktor Yushchenko speaking in the Chicago Council Conference Center.

Commentary & Analysis

Latest Israeli Strikes, Post-Erdogan Turkey, AI Safety

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Deborah Amos, Jamil Anderlini, and Ryan Heath join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Israeli airstrike hits World Central Kitchen aid convoy
Global Politics

After 75 Years, NATO Is as Relevant and Valuable as Ever

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

"NATO once again has a clear singular mission: it returns it to its core function of ensuring the territorial integrity of Europe," Paul Poast writes.

World leaders stand on stage at the NATO summit in Vilnius
Paul Ellis / AP
Defense and Security


A Tale of Two Regions: The Economic and Political Importance of Different Paths to Heartland Renewal

Working Paper by Coauthors

The regeneration strategies of the former industrial areas of Pittsburgh in the US and Germany's Ruhr offer lessons for other regions in economic transition.

Pittsburgh Skyline
AP Photos
Global Cities

Infrastructure: The EU's Global Gateway Put to the Test

Working Paper by Alessandro Gili

Through infrastructure investments, economic integration, and green and digital transitions, the EU's Global Gateway will shape Africa and its cities as new hubs for development.

African construction site
Global Cities