As the current president of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, it is my privilege to report to you on the eve of the 100th anniversary of our founding.
It is not often that we have an opportunity to think in terms of 100 years. It's a span well-suited to remind us that while our lives…Continue
As part of the celebration of the 2013 centennial of Niels Bohr's seminal articles on his model of the atom, the University of Copenhagen hosts an ambitious international conference, responding—with inspiration from Bohr's ideas on an open…Continue
ROWAN WILLIAMS: I think the big factor for the world today is, of course, global communication, the rapidity and the reach of global communication and the fact that anybody, in effect, can post views electronically and have a…Continue
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This is the concept paper…Continue
DEVIN STEWART: Rachel, great to have you here. The first question that we ask our interviewees is, how do you see the world today? How do you define our time, particularly…Continue
What is the greatest ethical challenge facing U.S.-Asia relations? In this unique contest, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs challenged American and East…Continue
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As part of the Carnegie Council Centennial Thought Leaders Forum, Carnegie Council's David Speedie spoke with Louise Arbour, president and CEO of the International Crisis Group. Previously she was United Nations high commissioner for human rights.
DAVID SPEEDIE: What do you believe is morally distinct about the…Continue
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As part of the Carnegie Council Centennial Thought Leaders Forum, Carnegie Council's Devin Stewart spoke with Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva. She is is currently a venture partner with Collaborative Fund, and a visiting practitioner at Stanford University’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil…Continue
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By Rami G. Khouri: WASHINGTON, D.C. -- If you want to better understand the best and worst aspects of the American system of government and the morality that underpins it, you should follow one of the most fascinating developments taking place in the U.S. capital these days: the debate that has opened on the secretive world of the government’s use of unmanned drones to kill…Continue
Steve, thank you very much for coming.
STEVE COLL: My pleasure.
DEVIN STEWART: We're doing these irresponsibly big questions, crazy questions, as you might have seen. The first question is, what is distinct about the age we live…Continue
PANKAJ GHEMAWAT: I think that the age we live in is distinct from a moral perspective from the ones that preceded it, certainly in terms of the awareness or the ability to be aware of what's happening to other people in…Continue
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VICTOR CHA: Well, I think that it's difficult to disconnect questions of morality these days from technology in the sense that, the rate at which information travels and the…Continue
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Panel I: Cultural and Universal Norms
Panel I, led by Kei Hiruta, Helle Porsdam, Hakan Altinay, Deen Chatterjee, Aine Donovan, Fernanda Duarte, Madoka Futamura, Mohsen Kadivar, and Zhaohui Yu, examined the themes of…Continue
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DEVIN STEWART: I have the great pleasure of being here with Parag Khanna. He is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation.
Great to have you here, Parag.
PARAG KHANNA: Thank you.
DEVIN STEWART: As we were talking about earlier, we are trying to get…Continue
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Carnegie Council is pleased to announce that Michael Ignatieff will chair the Council's Centennial project, "Ethics for a Connected World." This long-term education program consists of worldwide activities for teachers, students, and the general public around the…Continue
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Maybe that sounds a little weird. China has modernized, you say.
Yeah, maybe for the trivial stuff like telecommunications and transportation. I'm looking for an honest-to-goodness 21st-century transformation.
I mean, it's just downright silly for such a powerhouse as China to continue insisting that tiger [ahem]…Continue
The adoption of sustainable-development for responding to the exigencies of our time warrants a major rethink in all sectors of an economy. Other than science and technology, even services and non-technical sectors would have to revamp their activities to minimize their carbon footprint. In fact, the urgent urge to adopt sustainability has currently stoked a race among rich and developing…Continue
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Reading the exchangebetween William Nordhaus and global warming skeptics led by Roger Cohen, former ExxonMobil Director of Strategic Planning (NYRB 4/26), raises the question of what can be done…Continue
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In honor of World Water Day, I compiled some of our top water stories, videos, and reports from Policy Innovations magazine:
Global Water Crisis: Selected Resources from Carnegie Council
The need for adequate, affordable drinking and irrigation water is a growing international crisis. Carnegie Council presents a collection of materials on…
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Kony. Kony. Kony. It was hard to get the word out of my head last week after Invisible Children released a movie with the intention of making the brutal warlord Joseph Kony "famous." Pundits lined up to take their…Continue
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