Daring to Compete: Recharging NAFTA for the Next Generation (New York, NY) Taking place at Le Bernardin in New York City, Foreign Policy and HSBC brought together key policymakers, leaders and opinion influencers to explore how a next-gen NAFTA that incorporates solutions to perennial issues between U.S., Canada and Mexico. Issues included infrastructure, development, energy cooperation and the regulatory environment can improve North American competitiveness.
Film Premiere of “He Named Me Malala” and Discussion with Malala Yousafzai (Washington, DC) Foreign Policy, in partnership with Vital Voices and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, hosted the Washington premiere of “He Named Me Malala.” Following the movie, Malala Yousafzai along with her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, joined David Rothkopf and Alyse Nelson, President & CEO of Vitals Voices, for a panel discussion.
U.S. – Japan Forum (Washington, DC) Foreign Policy brought together social media influencers for a highly interactive event, featuring FP’s innovative audience policy system, to focus on drafting a new architecture for the US-Japan relationship. With a lively speaking program that included a full panel, the discussion highlight was an armchair conversation with Stefan Selig, Under Secretary for Commerce for International Affairs. Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Sasakawa USA, closed the event with remarks while the audience live-tweeted.
Foreign Policy’s Competitiveness Forum (Washington, DC) The future of global trade was discussed when Foreign Policy hosted a special half-day conference on American competitiveness. The event brought together a large group of Washington elite including Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman and Chairman & President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Fred Hochberg.