The Challenge to Global Order

The Challenge to Global Order: A Conversation With Richard N. Haass and the Council of Councils
Council on Foreign Relations

Michael Fullilove, Richard N. Haass, Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, and Igor Yurgens speak about the mounting challenges to global governance and international cooperation, and launch of the Council of Councils (CoC) Report Card on International Cooperation, which evaluates multilateral efforts to address ten of the world’s most pressing global challenges, including nuclear proliferation, transnational terrorism, climate change, pandemic disease, mass migration, financial volatility, and cybercrime.

This Report Card on International Cooperation surveyed the Council of Councils, a CFR initiative connecting leading foreign policy institutes from twenty-five countries around the world, to provide a benchmark measure of international cooperation year after year, and to help policymakers identify opportunities for breakthrough and prioritize today’s critical issues. The event presents the findings of the 2017–2018 Report Card and discuss implications for global cooperation.

Michael Fullilove
Executive Director, Lowy Institute (Australia)

Richard N. Haass
President, Council on Foreign Relations

Elizabeth Sidiropoulos
Chief Executive, South African Institute of International Affairs (South Africa)

Igor Yurgens
Chairman, Institute of Contemporary Development (Russia)

Alan S. Murray
Chief Content Officer, Time Inc.

Introductory Remarks
Stewart M. Patrick
James H. Binger
Senior Fellow in Global Governance and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations

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