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In A Deluge of Consequences, the first World Policy e-book, intrepid journalist Jacques Leslie takes us along on a mythic, spell-binding trip to the bucolic kingdom of Bhutan, where the planet's next environmental disaster is set to unfold. 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 11:00am
Join us on Wednesday, April 15 at 11 AM EST for a Twitter Chat with our panel of experts as we examine the world's biggest unknowns.
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 4:00pm
In this private event, former Mexican President Vicente Fox will share his thoughts on his historic presidency, how it shaped his economic strategy, his ongoing efforts to fight poverty in Mexico, and his current quest to make his country a hub for technology.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:00pm
In this private luncheon, acclaimed geopolitical analyst and WPI Senior Fellow Ian Bremmer will offer insights on the causes and consequences of a broken global order; the shifting balance between security and economics; new investment strategies and the power of resilience; and what the future may hold in a world without a clear leader.
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
Join us on Friday February 6, 2015 at 12PM EST for a Twitter Chat with our panel of experts as we examine how European countries can remain viable.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
World Policy Institute and Van Alen Institute will co-host an event aimed towards generating proposals to reuse vacant land in New Orleans. Greg Lindsay, Nadine Maleh, and Rachel Peric will lead the conversation on how to repurpose land by using examples from around the world. See the details here.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm
In an increasingly vulnerable and complex world where turbulence in the market, social unrest, and disruptions of the natural environment have become commonplace, there’s just no more room for poor policy decisions. Please join Nassim Taleb and Yaneer Bar-Yam for an intimate evening in which they share their thoughts on how to avoid the collapse of human civilization. Guests will be invited to engage in discussion with the speakers and will have the opportunity to network while enjoying a private cocktail reception.
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 12:00pm
In the wake of the UN Climate Summit, and concurrent with the second Arctic Circle Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland, Vice President Al Gore will preside over an intimate convening of environmental and private sector leaders. In this off-the-record discussion, Mr. Gore will address the role of the United States as it rises to meet the demands of environmental stewardship, and explores the successes of international alignment, private sector innovation, and widespread citizen action in reversing the current trajectory.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:30am
Join us on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EST for a Twitter Chat with our panel of experts as we examine how social media impacts society.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
World Policy Institute, CultureStrike, and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop present a film screening of "Who is Dayani Cristal?" and political salon on migration, border security, and social justice.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 6:30pm
Joseph A. Cari Jr. is Chair of the World Policy Institute, as well as Chairman and CEO of Integration Capital & Trade Global, an international merchant co-development bank. Cari has lectured on foreign policy and U.S. presidential politics at the Lebanese American University in Beirut, Villanova University in Philadelphia, and Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where he also serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Leadership Studies.
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 5:30pm
Join World Policy Institute and The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute for an exciting panel discussion on the future of emerging cities. The event will address questions like: what role can the informal sector play in building more inclusive and resilient cities?
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 1:00pm
Deep in the sun-blistered Sonora Desert beneath a cicada tree, Arizona border police discover a decomposing male body. Lifting a tattered t-shirt, they expose a tattoo that reads “Dayani Cristal.” Who is this person? What brought him here? How did he die? And who – or what – is Dayani Cristal?
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 6:00pm
Join World Policy's political salon with Souad Mekhenne, co-author of "The Eternal Nazi" for a conversation on the story of Dr. Aribert Heim - a wanted SS doctor for the Nazis who escaped an international manhunt and a German party resolute on finding him.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:00am
Join us on Wednesday, April 9, 2013 at 11am EST for a Twitter Chat with our panel of experts as we examine how gender and sexuality impact society.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
Political Salon with Greg Lindsay and Keller Easterling.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 6:30pm
Clifford Chance cordially invites you to join Matthew Bishop, US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist and Susan McPherson, Founder, McPherson Strategies, for a book launch event to celebrate the publication of Alice Korngold's "A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems...Where Governments Cannot."
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 6:30pm
John Lipsky's service at the International Monetary Fund coincided with the onset of the greatest economic and financial challenges faced by the rapidly globalizing world. In this private dinner discussion, Dr. Lipsky will offer his analysis of the shortcomings of the current system of international economic governance, and what needs to change in order to ensure the coordination needed to maintain an increasingly interconnected economy.
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 12:00pm
A private, off-the-record roundtable lunch discussion on women's rights in Afghanistan with four leading Afghan activists.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
In this Salon, acclaimed former Los Angeles Times correspondent Jacques Leslie warns of the devastating and dramatic consequences if we lose the race against these Glacial Lake Outburst Floods. Jacques Leslie’s A Deluge of Consequences is the first World Policy Book and an extension of an article Leslie wrote for the World Policy Journal Summer 2013 issue. Leslie’s last book, Deep Water: The Epic Struggle Over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment, won the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award for its “elegant, beautiful prose.”
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