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Past Event

Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance

September 28, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
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This World Leaders Forum program features a moderated panel discussion with Madeleine K. Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State and Ambassador to the United Nations and Cochair of the Commission on Global Security, Justice and Governance, and Dr. Ibrahim A. Gambari, Cochair of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance. The program aims to engage the Columbia community in a dialogue surrounding the major challenges facing our world today at the intersection of security and justice, including in the areas of state fragility, climate governance, and the hyper-connected global economy.

Welcome and Introduction by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University inthe City of New York

Session I: Justice and Security Challenges to UN and Broader Global Economic Governance Reforms
Matthes Buhbe, Former Director, Geneva Office Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Michael Doyle, University Professor; Director of Global Policy Initiative, Columbia University
José Antonio Ocampo, Professor, Professional Practice in the Faculty of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Moderated by: John Coatsworth, Provost, Columbia University in the City of New York

Session II: Strengthening Peacebuilding and Climate Governance: Security and Justice as Two Ships in the Night
Sarah Cleveland, Louis Henkin Professor of Human and Constitutional Rights; Faculty Codirector, Human Rights Institute
William Durch, Research Director, Commission on Global Security, Justice, and Governance; Director, Future of Peace Operations Program, Stimson Center
Sean C. Solomon, Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Associate Director of Earth Systems Science, The Earth Institute; William B. Ransford Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, Columbia University
Moderated by: Lori Damrosch, Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, Columbia Law School; President, American Society of International Law

Cosponsored by:
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Office, Global Policy Initiative, Initiative for Policy DialogueThe Hague Institute for Global Justice, and The Stimson Center