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OECD Better Life Index: What matters most to people around the world

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There is more to life than the cold numbers of GDP and economic statistics – This Index allows you to compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life.

2014 IMF Annual Meetings

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President Kim Briefs the Press

NYtimes Exclusive Interview: “Obama on the World”

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President Obama’s hair is definitely grayer these days, and no doubt trying to manage foreign policy in a world of increasing disorder accounts for at least half of those gray hairs. (The Tea Party can claim the other half.) But having had a chance to spend an hour touring the horizon with him in the White House Map Room late Friday afternoon, it’s clear that the president has a take on the world, born of many lessons over the last six years, and he has feisty answers for all his foreign policy critics.

2013 U.S. – Islamic World Forum 2013

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Brookings Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World, in partnership with the State of Qatar, convened its annual U.S.-Islamic World Forum from June 9-11, 2013 in Doha, Qatar. The Forum was entitled “A Decade of Dialogue,” heralding the ten-year anniversary of the Forum. The Forum has become the premier platform for engagement by American leaders from government, business, and civil society with their counterparts from Muslim-majority countries around the world.

Saban Forum 2012 – US-Israeli Relations in a Changing Environment

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On November 30-December 2, 2012, the Saban Center for Middle East Policy hosted the ninth annual Saban Forum, which this year was entitled, “U.S.-Israeli Relations in a Changing Environment.” This year’s Forum followed closely after the recent conflict between Israel and Gaza, as well U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s mission to the region last week and President Abbas’ upcoming bid for Palestinian statehood at the United Nations.

IMF Spring Meetings 2012

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Each Spring, thousands of government officials, the private sector, journalists, civil society representatives, and other interested observers gather in Washington DC for the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank.

Aspen Security Forum

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As we approach the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the threat of another terror attack on the homeland is rising.

Values and Diplomacy: Conversation with Former US Secretaries of State

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340x245.jpg The Aspen Institute and The National Cathedral hosted this public forum.


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AM_HOME_BANNER_NEW.gif The Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group each year bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness. This year's meeting will take place in Washington D.C. October 8-10, 2010.

G20 Information Centre

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Federal Reserve Bank


U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis