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Call for Abstracts for Carnegie Council's May 3 Student Research Conference, Deadline March 8, 2019

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce its fifth annual student research conference. It will be held in Carnegie Council's New York City headquarters on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.

Lunch will be served during a networking session, followed by presentations of original research by students from universities across the New York City metro area. Audience members will…

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Call for Abstracts for Carnegie Council's May 3 Student Research Conference, Deadline March 8, 2019

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce its fifth annual student research conference. It will be held in Carnegie Council's New York City headquarters on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.

Lunch will be served during a networking session, followed by presentations of original research by students from universities across the New York City metro area. Audience members will…

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Added by Carnegie Council on January 10, 2019 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Most Popular Carnegie Council Resources, 2018

Carnegie Council presents its most popular resources created in 2018. Topics include solutions to inequality, Russian influence in France, democracy in danger, the situation in Burma/Myanmar, artificial intelligence, and much more. Audio podcasts remain our most consistently accessed…

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

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Winter 2018 issue of the journal!

The centerpiece of this issue is a roundtable organized by Duncan B. Hollis and Tim…

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Carnegie Council International Student Essay Contest, Deadline December 31, 2018

Is democracy in decline and if so, does it matter? What are the essential pillars of a truly democratic society? Is it simply that all citizens can vote, or is there more to it? Are there advantages to living in a democracy and if so, what are they? Or are there other political systems that provide more advantages for their citizens?

For its annual international essay contest, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 19, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

"The Living Legacy of the First World War": Carnegie Council Marks the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

Sunday, November 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I.

With the passing of the last veterans of the Great War, active public remembrance is essential. Carnegie Council's "The Living Legacy of the First World War" project joins other centennial…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 9, 2018 at 10:28am — No Comments

Ethics in Action for Global Ethics Day 2018: 140+ Activities in 50+ Countries

Held every October, Global Ethics Day provides an opportunity for everyone around the world to explore the crucial role of ethics in their professions and their daily lives.

October 17, 2018 marked the fifth annual Global Ethics Day, and it was the biggest year yet. By Carnegie Council's count, there were 140+ activities by organizations and individuals in over…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 29, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Ethics in Action: Celebrating the Fifth Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

What is Global Ethics Day? Held every October, it provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events for people to explore the crucial role of ethics in their professions and their daily lives, each in their own way.

"Ethics is about choice. What values guide us? What standards do we use? What principles are at stake and how do we choose between them? These are…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 17, 2018 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Two Weeks to Go: The Fifth Global Ethics Day is on Wednesday October 17



A walkathon in Oman; film festivals in Hong Kong and Singapore; a day on bioethics in Bulgaria; and lectures, movie screenings, debates, and panels around the world: What do they all have in common? These are just some of the activities planned for Global Ethics Day on Wednesday October 17,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 3, 2018 at 11:22am — No Comments

ACCA, Carnegie Council, and CFA Institute Join Forces to Shine a Light on Ethics

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has teamed up with Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and CFA Institute to celebrate this year's Global Ethics Day (October 17, 2018).

To mark this landmark occasion, the organizations will be exploring how businesses are preparing for an ethical…

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 17, 2018 at 11:35am — No Comments

Back to School with Carnegie Council’s Online Lessons, Worksheets, Primary Sources, and Activities

With the new school year in mind Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has added timely new high school and undergraduate materials to its extensive online Education Section.

These include two new sections:…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 30, 2018 at 11:03am — No Comments

Cambridge University Press Offers Free Access to Eight Most-Cited "Ethics & International Affairs" Articles

Cambridge University Press, publisher of the Council's journal, Ethics & International Affairs, is pleased to offer free access to a selection of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 28, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Join Carnegie Council & Organizations around the World: Celebrate Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

In today's interconnected world, ethics matter more than ever. That's why we need our leaders, businesses, schools, and most importantly each of us to make the most ethical decisions possible. How can we do that? By examining the meaning of ethics and by taking action!

Launched by Carnegie Council in 2014, Global Ethics Day is an opportunity for institutions…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 24, 2018 at 9:41am — No Comments

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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Added by Carnegie Council on August 13, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2018 at 2:25pm — No Comments

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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Added by Carnegie Council on July 26, 2018 at 12:01pm — No Comments

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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Added by Carnegie Council on July 25, 2018 at 1:41pm — No Comments

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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Added by Carnegie Council on July 23, 2018 at 10:35am — No Comments

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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Added by Carnegie Council on July 13, 2018 at 10:48am — No Comments

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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Added by Carnegie Council on June 8, 2018 at 2:54pm — No Comments

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The Crack-Up: Prohibition, Immigration, & the Klan, with Lisa McGirr

In the second podcast in The Crack-Up series, which looks at how 1919 shaped the modern world, historian Ted Widmer talks to Harvard's Professor Lisa McGirr about Prohibition's roots in anti-immigrant sentiment and its enforcement, in some cases, by the Ku Klux Klan. Plus, they discuss the Eighteenth Amendment's connections to World War I and the rise of the modern American state.

After Katowice: Three Civil Society Strategies for Ratcheting Up Climate Ambition

The recent climate conference in Katowice, Poland was a milestone for the Paris Agreement, and it points to the role NGOs can play in encouraging states to ratchet up climate ambition.

1919 & the Crack Up, with Ted Widmer

Created and hosted by Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Ted Widmer, "The Crack-Up" is a special podcast series about the events of 1919, a year that in many ways shaped the 20th century and the modern world. And throughout 2019, "The New York Times" will be running long features on the legacy of 1919. These videos explain why 1919 was such an important year, what "the crack-up" means, and previews upcoming essays and podcasts.

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