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Now Available! Roger Thurow’s The Last Hunger Season shares the story of a group of Kenyan farmers working to transcend lives of dire poverty and hunger amidst growing awareness that to feed the world's growing population, global food production must double by 2050.
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The Chicago Council is pleased to honor Rt. Hon Helen Clark, administrator of the UN Development Programme; Lee H. Hamilton, director of The Center on Congress at Indiana University and former vice chair of the 9/11 Commission; and Glenn Tilton, chairman of the Midwest region of JPMorgan Chase & Co, for their outstanding achievements in international relations, civic leadership, and philanthropy at the 10th annual Global Leadership Awards Dinner:
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Did you miss our public program with the former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert? Audio, video, quotes, and more available now.
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On 3/28-3/30, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs will host “Smart Defense and the Future of NATO,” an international conference to discuss the future of the transatlantic security alliance. Follow @chicagocouncil and #FutureofNATO for live-tweets of expert opinions and inside insight shared at the conference.
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Marshall Bouton, President of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, discusses NATO, G8, and the Council's 90th Anniversary, on WBEZ Worldview:
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Our new report says the U.S. government has made major strides toward putting agricultural development back at the top of its foreign assistance agenda. Follow the live report release at 9am CST in D.C. on Twitter:@chicagocouncil @globalagdev #GADIPR
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Marshall Bouton, President of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and noted scholar on India, will speak on April 28 at Chicago Booth School's Tata India Leadership Summit.
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A great analysis on NATO now and moving foward by Hendrik Spruyt of the Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University
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The video of Ambassador Westmacott's discussion on NATO, G8, and the UK-Chicago relationship is now up on our YouTube site:
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His Excellency Sir Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States, addressed The Chicago Council on Global Affairs last night. Audio is now available.
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Full text of Ambassador Westmacott's prepared remarks are here: http://ukinusa.fco.gov.uk/en/news/?view=Speech&id=744599882
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Founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, the Council is one of the oldest and most prominent international affairs organizations in the United States. Independent and nonpartisan, The Chicago Council is committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning.