Explore the library of CFR Education events, including webinars, conferences, professional development, and workshops for higher education and high school educators and students.

CFR Education hosts, co-presents, and attends virtual and in-person events for higher education and high school educators and students.  

The Council on Foreign Relations offers two webinar series: Global Affairs Expert Webinars and Higher Education Webinars. The Global Affairs Expert Webinar series, formerly “CFR Academic Webinars,” provides a forum for college and university students and educators to interact with CFR fellows and other experts on foreign policy topics. A second series, CFR Higher Education Webinars, offers timely conversations for college and university leaders, administrators, and professors on issues impacting higher education. These sessions showcase insights from CFR fellows and thought leaders, facilitating informed discourse within the academic community.

Explore the library of events below:

The Future of Democracy in Africa

Jendayi E. Frazer, president and CEO of 50 Ventures and adjunct senior fellow for Africa studies at CFR, discusses the future of democracy in Africa.

Election 2020: Foreign Policy Challenges

James M. Lindsay, senior vice president, director of studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg chair at CFR, discusses foreign policy issues to consider when voting in the 2020 primary and general elections.

U.S. Withdrawal From Syria

Mona Yacoubian, senior advisor to the vice president of Middle East and Africa at the United States Institute of Peace, discusses implications of the U.S. withdrawal of troops from Syria.

COVID-19 and the Deepening Crises of the Middle East

Steven A. Cook, Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies and director of the International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars (IAF-TIRS) at CFR, discusses the COVID-19 outbreak and the deepening crises of the Middle East, and provides an overview of the IAF-TIRS.