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International Student Essay Contest, 2018: Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its tenth annual International Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world.

ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a…

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Carnegie Council Announces "Information Warfare" Podcast Interview Series

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces "Information Warfare," a podcast interview series with full transcripts, hosted by Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart.

"All…

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Carnegie Council Presents Materials in French and English from Year-Long Research Project, "Russian Soft Power in France"

Launched in the summer of 2017, the year-long Carnegie Council research project "Russian soft power in France" explored Russian influence in French political parties and civil society institutions today. The research includes historical background on relations between France and Russia, which is essential to an understanding of the current situation. This valuable case study on France sheds light on Russia's soft power strategies to bolster allied…

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The Assault on Ethics

A year and a half into the Trump presidency, its most consequential feature thus far is its assault on ethics. What began as a curiosity and a jolt—reality TV comes to politics— is now routine. Demonstrably false statements arrive daily. Name-calling and outright attacks on reporters, judges, and public figures are standard fare in a stream of tweets, interviews, and rallies.

Red lines are crossed without consequence. As a result, the president…

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Carnegie Council Launches New Global Ethics Weekly Podcast on International Affairs

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces the launch of Global Ethics Weekly, a podcast series that connects current events to Carnegie Council resources through conversations with the organization’s Senior Fellows. To listen to these podcasts, go to the Global Ethics Weekly webpage or…

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Top 10 Podcasts for the 2017-2018 Program Year

Carnegie Council presents the top 10 most downloaded video and audio podcasts from our program year, July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018. The number one most accessed podcast was Scott Sagan on nuclear weapons(video), followed by …

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Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Summer 2018 Issue

We are pleased to present the Summer 2018 issue of Ethics & International Affairs!

This issue contains essays by Lea…

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Carnegie Council Launches globalethicsday.org for Fifth Global Ethics Day, October 17

To celebrate the fifth Global Ethics Day on October 17, 2018, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has launched a new website especially for this annual event: globalethicsday.org.

Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in and an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of…

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Carnegie Council Updates its Privacy Policy

Dear Global Ethics Members,

This month we (Carnegie Council) are updating our Privacy Policy to make it easier for you to understand what information we collect and why we collect it. We’re making these updates as new data protection regulations come into effect in the European Union (…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 23, 2018 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Save the Date! Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

THE FIFTH ANNUAL GLOBAL ETHICS DAY WILL BE ON OCTOBER 17, 2018.

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Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in and an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of ethics in a globalized world.

Inspired by Earth Day and founded by Carnegie Council as part of its …

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Carnegie Council Appoints 10 Pacific Delegates for Fact-Finding Trip to the Philippines on Climate Change

In October 2018, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program is leading a fact-finding trip to Manila to investigate the effects of climate change on Philippine politics and society.

With severe typhoons a regular occurrence, the Philippines has become the portrait of climate change victimhood. At COP21 in Paris, the…

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Reasons for Hope: Earth Day 2018

"You can rest in despair or you can ask: 'How can we harness our ingenuity and creativity and ability to cooperate in recognizing that we need to live more sustainably?' We need to be as creative about sustainability as we have been about exploitation."

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Brent Jenks, from "Hope for Asian Fisheries" podcast (see below)

In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day, April…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 20, 2018 at 10:52am — No Comments

Andrew Carnegie's Legacy, 100 Years Later and into the Next Century

As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie's legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events…

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Carnegie Council Project "The Living Legacy of the First World War" Launches New Weekly Podcast Series On April 3, 2018

Carnegie Council's "The Living Legacy of the First World War" is a fellowship project that explores various aspects of the American experience in WWI. Launched in June 2017, the centennial of America's entry into the war, the nine non-resident fellows are conducting original research in the months leading up to Armistice Day, 2018. Led by Carnegie…

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Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Spring 2018 Issue

We are pleased to present a Special Issue of Ethics & International Affairs!

THE ENTIRE ISSUE IS FREE…

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Winners of the 2017 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest on the World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is delighted to announce the winners of its 2017 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest.

ESSAY TOPIC: In your opinion, what is the greatest ethical challenge facing the world today?

The five winning essays address sexual exploitation, geoengineering, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and the universal right to education. There were no winners in the…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 26, 2018 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Call for Applications for Manila Fact-Finding Trip, October 2018, DEADLINE MARCH 16!

Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact finding trip (site visit) to Manila, Philippines, during the week of October 22, 2018. The purpose of the trip will be to conduct dialogues with experts and practitioners to explore current issues relating to climate change in Philippine politics and society. Topics of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 6, 2018 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Carnegie Council Appoints Nikolas K. Gvosdev as Senior Fellow, U.S. Global Engagement Program

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Nikolas K. Gvosdev as Senior Fellow, U.S. Global Engagement Program.

Dr. Gvosdev is a professor of…

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Winners of Carnegie Council's 2017 International Student Photo Contest on Climate Change

Carnegie Council is delighted to announce the winners of its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest. The topic was Climate Change. We asked for photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

We were pleased to see a wide range of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on January 18, 2018 at 5:18pm — 8 Comments

Live webcast today, Jan 18 at 6pm ET (New York time) with Linda Greenhouse of the New York Times!

Live Webcast with Linda Greenhouse -- "Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between." Jan 18, 6pm ET

Do you care about the future of journalism? Do you worry about "fake news"? Don't miss our live webcast with Linda Greenhouse today, Jan 18, at 6pm ET.

Watch it here: https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/live…

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Global Ethics Weekly: Helsinki, Singapore, & the Emerging Trump Doctrine

From the unprecedented Trump-Kim meeting, to what some call a treasonous press conference in Finland, to growing tensions between America and its closest allies, as well as its adversaries, this has been a historic summer for international affairs. RAND Corporation's Ali Wyne unpacks these developments and looks at a potentially busy September for North Korea and the continuing schism between Trump and his top foreign policy advisers.

Inexorable Changes in U.S. Foreign Policy?

Is Trump's presidency a brief aberration after which things will return to normal? That's unlikely, argues Nikolas Gvosdev. In addition to disruptions that have already caused major changes in the international system, ongoing technological, demographic, economic, and military trends are also changing how U.S. foreign policy is understood.

Banned in China, with Andrew J. Nathan

What's the "anaconda in the chandelier" in China that looms over foreign scholars, journalists, and Chinese citizens expressing their opinions? Find out in this podcast with political scientist and China scholar Andrew Nathan of Columbia University.

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