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Proceedings

2007
--01/18/07  A Spectacle More Glorious; Kevin Belmonte, Historical Consultant and Author; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC

2006
--12/08/06  Faith-Based Diplomacy: Bridging the Religious Divide; Dr. Douglas M. Johnston; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC
--11/15/06  Summary of "One Laptop per Child" Open Forum Event; Nicholas Negroponte, Founder and Chairman of One Laptop Per Child Association; Summary of remarks made to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC

2004
--06/29/04  Between Hard and Soft Power:The Rise of Civilian-Based Struggle and Democratic Change; Peter Ackerman, Chair, International Center for Nonviolent Conflict ; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC
--06/24/04  Latin America and the Caribbean Economic Outlook; Enrique Iglesias , President, Inter-American Development Bank; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC
--05/25/04  Trading Women: Dispelling the Myths; Angelina Jolie, Goodwill Ambassador to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC
--05/19/04  Attaining Solutions for Africa's Refugees: Challenges and Opportunities; Ruud Lubbers, UN High Commissioner for Refugees; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC
--03/24/04  The New Craft of Open Source Intelligence: How the U.S. Department of State Should Lead; Robert David Steele, CEO of OSS.NET; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum, Co-Sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Washington, DC; Washington, DC
--03/05/04  Humanitarian Assistance in Africa: Old Obstacles, New Challenges; Christoph Harnisch, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC
--01/09/04  Achieving a New Global Balance; James Wolfensohn, President, World Bank; Remarks to the Secretary's Open Forum; Washington, DC

2003
--11/20/03  Distorted Images: Role of the Global Media in Public Diplomacy: Misperceptions Between America and the Muslim and Arab Worlds; Former Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian; Washington, DC
--11/05/03  The Real Axis of Evil: Removing the World's Remaining Dictators Through Diplomacy; Ambassador Mark Palmer, Author, Breaking the Real Axis of Evil; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--10/01/03  The Bush Doctrine: Theory and Practice; William Kristol, Chairman of the Project for the New American Century; editor, The Weekly Standard; media commentator; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--09/16/03  America in the Global Community: Building Long-Term Security; George Soros, International Philanthropist, Financier, Author, Sage. Founder of the "Open Society Fund." ; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--07/02/03  Is Arab-Israeli Peace Possible? How To Get There; Dr. Aaron Miller, President, Seeds of Peace Organization; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--06/27/03  LILYA 4-EVER: A Film by Lukas Moodysson Examining the Tragic Realities and Horrors of Trafficking in Humans; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--06/25/03  The Impact of the Internet on Authoritarian Rule; Shanthi Kalathil, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--06/16/03  Islam and Democracy: Possibilities, Challenges, and Risks of Bringing Democracy to Islamic Nations, Government, and People; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--06/03/03  American Policies and Politics: The View from the "Arab Street"; Dr. James Zogby, President and the Chief Executive Officer of the Arab American Institute; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--05/29/03  Obstacles, Challenges, and Consequences of Bringing Democracy to Africa's Authoritarian Governments; Dr. Marina S. Ottaway, Senior Associate, Democracy and Rule of Law Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Presentation at the Secretary's Open Forum, Washington, DC
--05/22/03  Vital Voices of Hope at a Time of Global Challenge; Elizabeth Cheney, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs; Washington, DC
--04/30/03  American Diplomacy: Meeting the Challenges Ahead; Chuck Hagel, U.S. Senator, (R-NE); Washington, DC
--04/22/03  Deforestation: Global Consequences and Challenges; Secretary of State Colin L. Powell; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--03/19/03  Iraq: Confronting the Threat to Regional Stability, U.S. Security, and Global Peace; Kenneth Pollack, Brookings Institution; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--02/20/03  E-Diplomacy: Using Technology to Advance Foreign Relations; John Petersen, President, Arlington Institute; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC

2001 - 2002
--11/13/02  Helping Our Children Cope with Terrorism; John Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Human Resources; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--10/11/02  Strengthening U.S. Relations with Latin America; Elizabeth Lisboa-Farrow, Chair, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, President and Chief Executive Officer, LISBOA, Inc.; Remarks to The Secretary's Open Forum Distinguished Lecture Series; Washington, DC
--09/27/02  The War On Global Terrorism; General Peter Pace, United States Marine Corps; Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs Of Staff; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--09/23/02  Integrating Track One and Track Two Approaches to International Conflict Resolution: What's Working? What's Not? How Can We Do Better?; Ambassador Marc Grossman , Under Secretary for Political Affairs; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--09/18/02  The Ideas that Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-first Century ; Michael Mandelbaum, Ph.D.; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--09/17/02  African-African American Cooperation in the Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS; Dr. Chinua Akukwe ; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--09/17/02  The World in 2005; Robert D. Kaplan; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--09/06/02  A Conversation on Food Safety and Global Security ; Lester M. Crawford, Jr., D.V.M., Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--06/28/02  The State of the World: Assessing Global Sustainability; Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Center for International Development at Harvard University; Remarks to Open Forum; Washington, DC
--06/24/02  The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in the Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS; Colin L. Powell, Secretary of State; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--06/19/02  Women in Conflict and Peace: Ensuring a Seat at the Table; Donald K. Steinberg, Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff; Remarks to Secretary's Open Forum Distinguished Lecture Series; Washington, DC
--05/22/02  America and the Middle East; Mark N. Katz, Ph.D, Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--05/13/02  Kazakhstan: Unfulfilled Promise; Martha Brill Olcott, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--04/30/02  Geopolitics of Energy Into the 21st Century; Robert E. Ebel, Director, Energy Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--04/24/02  Niger -- Daunting Development Challenges in the World's Poorest Muslim Country; Barbro Owens-Kirkpatrick, Ambassador to Niger; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--04/03/02  China and the International Order; Harry Harding, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--03/26/02  Arab-American Perceptions of U.S. Policy Toward the Middle East.; Dr. Ziad J. Asali, President of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC); Remarks to Open Forum; Washington, DC
--03/25/02  Perspectives on Globalization: Women, Families and Social Change -- A Discussion on Girls' Literacy and Sustainable Development; Paula Dobriansky, Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--02/25/02  Economic Sanctions and U.S. Foreign Policy; Victor Comras, Foreign Service Officer, Retired; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--02/13/02  A Strategy for Stable Peace: Toward a Euroatlantic Security Community; Ambassador James E. Goodby, Senior Research Fellow: Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Brookings Institution ; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--01/30/02  Advancing U.S. National Interests Through Effective Counterterrorism; Daniel Pipes, Director, Middle East Forum ; Remarks to the Open Forum ; Washington, DC
--01/28/02  Rising Voices of Moderate Muslims; Salam Al-Marayati, Executive Director, Muslim Public Affairs Council of Los Angeles; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--01/11/02  U.S. - Europe: Estranged Partners; Jessica Tuchman Mathews, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Remarks to the Open Forum (Including Question and Answer Session); Washington, DC
--12/05/01  Arab American Perspectives on the International War Against Terrorism; Dr. James J. Zogby, President, Arab American Institute; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--11/05/01  Advancing U.S. National Interests Through Effective Counterterrorism (Second in a Series); Frank J. Gaffney, President, Center of Security Policy; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--11/02/01  A Conference on Global Infectious Disease and U.S. Foreign Policy; Dr. Norman P. Neureiter, Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--10/23/01  Self-Determination, Civil Rights and the Future of Puerto Rico; Dr. Pedro Rossello, Former Governor of Puerto Rico; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--10/22/01  Advancing U.S. National Interests Through Effective Counterterrorism (First in a Series); Dr. Christopher C. Harmon, Professor of International Relations at the Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University ; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--09/28/01  Advancing U.S. National Interests Through Foreign Assistance; Andrew S. Natsios, Administrator, United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Washington, DC
--09/21/01  Promoting Democracy while Fighting Terror; Dr. Larry Diamond, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Washington, DC
--06/25/01  Civil-Military Affairs and U.S. Diplomacy ; General Richard Myers, USAF, Vice-Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--06/22/01  A Conversation on Agrobiotechnology and Food Security; Dr. Calestous Juma, Director, Science, Technology and Innovation Program, Harvard University ; Washington, DC
--05/30/01  Civil Military Affairs and U.S. Diplomacy: The Changing Roles of the Regional Commanders-In-Chief (CINCs); Includes Question and Answer Session; General Wesley K. Clark, United States Army - Retired; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--05/01/01  Civil-Military Affairs and U.S. Diplomacy: The Changing Roles of the Regional Commanders-In-Chief; William J. Perry , Stanford University and former Secretary of Defense; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--03/23/01  The Changing Roles of the Regional Commanders In Chief; Ambassador Robert B. Oakley and Dana Priest; Remarks to the Open Forum; Washington, DC
--03/23/01  The Changing Roles of the Regional Commanders In Chief - Dana Priest; Dana Priest, Military Affairs Correspondent, The Washington Post; and Guest Scholar, U.S. Institutefor Peace; Washington, DC
--03/23/01  The Changing Roles of the Regional Commanders In Chief - Robert B. Oakley ; Ambassador Robert B. Oakley, Distinguished Visiting Fellow; Washington, DC
--03/16/01  Vital Voices - Women's Global Leadership: Synopsis; Washington, DC
--03/14/01  Science, Technology, Health and International Affairs; Jeff Bingaman, Senator, State of New Mexico; Washington, DC
--02/23/01  The Independent Task Force Report on State Department Reform; Frank C. Carlucci, Chairman, The Carlyle Group; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1987-1989; National Security Advisor, 1987; Washington, DC
--01/31/01  Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran; Elaine Sciolino, Senior Writer, The New York Times' Washington Bureau; Washington, DC

  
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