FP Events & Virtual Dialogues

Now, more than ever before, millions of  thought leaders across the globe are turning to Foreign Policy to stay up to date on the latest international news and understand the complexities of unfolding crises, trends and geopolitical issues. FP Virtual Dialogues brings these insights and analysis to a global audience that’s hungry for credible and engaging content in an interactive environment. Interested in adding your voice to the conversation? Click here to contact us.

Upcoming Events

December 2 & 3
The pandemic has emphasized existing food and nutrition security challenges around the world while also revealing vulnerabilities in food systems. Tune in for FP’s Food+ Summit where world leaders and industry experts will spotlight actions taken to combat hunger, support access to healthy nutrition and promote a more sustainable global food supply. Register here.
December 4, 2020
The pandemic has disproportionately impacted women globally, including a documented rise in violence against women that has proliferated as a “shadow pandemic." FP and Brand South Africa will convene trailblazing women who have campaigned to raise awareness and advocated for measures to help eradicate gender-based violence. Register here.   
 

Past Events

November 20, 2020

While America’s competitive edge in the space domain is undeniable, global challengers like Russia and China pose a potential threat to its dominance especially at a time when traditional on-the-ground intelligence-gathering face unprecedented obstacles. FP and Maxar hosted a dialogue on the importance of U.S. commercial and government cooperation to drive innovation in space infrastructure and earth observation to ensure actionable intelligence gathering. Watch here.

November 18, 2020

As the world continues to grapple with the vast effects of COVID-19, global clean energy growth could be the key to America’s economic rebound. FP and ClearPath convened thought leaders for a discussion on driving innovation and exports in the U.S. clean energy market to bolster domestic economic growth and combat climate change. Watch in full here.

November 17, 2020

The third installment in the 5G series from Foreign Policy and Nokia continued with a Virtual Dialogue aimed to demystify the concept of open access radio networks (O-RAN). We explored the ability to build an innovative, competitive and secure 5G ecosystem through conversations with experts in the telecommunications field. Watch live here.

October 22, 2020

The 5G rollout risks exacerbating the existing digital divide in the U.S. and around the world at a time when virtual access to school and business is more vital than ever. FP, in partnership with Nokia, hosted experts and policy makers to discuss the obstacles and opportunities in deploying 5G technology around the world. Watch in full here.

October 14, 2020

FP’s flagship global women’s summit returned this year in a digital format. We continued the momentum set in motion at our inaugural event by using this platform to celebrate the leadership contributions and amplify the voices of women in foreign policy and the global arena.

October 8, 2020

Twenty years after the UN Security resolution on Women, Peace & Security, the world is facing a new set of challenges—including technology, climate, political volatility, and a pandemic. FP and Our Secure Future hosted a conversation that illuminated the WPS strategic framework and how it can be leveraged to confront these global challenges. Watch here.

October 6, 2020

Is a new data arms race brewing? Foreign Policy, in partnership with Microsoft, convened an expert panel to examine the new geopolitics of data and its corporate and policy implications as emerging markets are making a foray into the digital economy. Watch here.

September 30, 2020

Foreign Policy, in partnership with AARP, hosted a policy-oriented program commemorating the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons. A panel of advocates explored the efforts and importance of integrating older persons into human rights and social equity frameworks. Watch here.

September 29, 2020

How can U.S. policy and business innovation activate a domestic transformation that supports American leadership in a post-COVID world? Leaders across U.S. policy, industry and civil society convened to discuss a way forward. Watch here.

September 17, 2020

Foreign Policy, in partnership with Women in Global Health and the Wagner Foundation, hosted a high-level digital summit coinciding with the 2020 UN General Assembly to illuminate the need for gender-transformative policy within global health security. Watch here. 

July 29, 2020

Foreign Policy and the U.S. African Development Foundation hosted a Virtual Dialogue focused on grassroots investment and sustainable growth in Africa and its effect in supporting COVID-19 recovery.  Watch here.

July 22, 2020

Few innovations have the potential to shape the global landscape as profoundly as 5G. Following the release of FP Analytics’ three-part “5G Explained PowerMap,” we take a closer look at what’s at stake in the global “race to 5G." Watch here.

July 21, 2020

Foreign Policy and the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Washington D.C. relaunched Her Power with a dynamic conversation on the role of female leadership in driving global recovery and resilience and the need for more inclusive governance. Watch here.

June 30, 2020

FP and ASU partnered to discuss how lessons learned from the coronavirus recovery can be applied to climate change and inclusive governance in order to build capacity for a sustainable and resilient future.  Watch here.

June 25, 2020

FP and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) engaged with leaders from around the world to discuss the powerful benefits of partnering on community-based infrastructure projects in order to build health resilience and provide impactful strategies for economic growth and poverty reduction.  Watch the conversation here.

May 26, 2020

Global health experts convened to discuss the varying responses to COVID-19 and how the lessons learned from this pandemic can lead to a more effective health system for the future. Watch in full here.

May 21, 2020

Foreign Policy hosted an engaging conversation with Ivan Krastev and  Stephen Holmes, authors of The Light That Failed: A Reckoning and winners of the 2020 Lionel Gelber Prize, exploring the post-1989 repudiation of liberalism in Eastern Europe. Watch the event in full here.

May 13, 2020

Restrictions on gatherings are straining the cohesion of protest movements in the Middle East, and ruling elites are using the crisis to stifle and erase these movements’ gains and reestablish their own popular support. Watch the conversation in full here.

April 22, 2020

Foreign Policy hosted a special Earth Day-edition FP Virtual Dialogue on the topic of Climate & Security, which featured the release of FP Analytics’ latest report and an expert dialogue on this pressing topic.

March 31, 2020

Foreign Policy and Brand South Africa partnered to discuss what economies can do to recover from the market slump, how leading African nations are reacting to the crisis, and investment opportunities on the continent, given the current climate. Watch the event in full here.

March 26, 2020

FP celebrated the virtual launch of our newest report "Women as Levers of Change" and shared how companies and other industry actors can empower women to further unleash their transformative potential. Read the report here and watch the event here.

February 26, 2020

The FP - Quincy Institute Forum brought together the foremost leaders and thinkers from across the American foreign policy, defense and security communities to explore rising calls for military restraint and a shifting paradigm for U.S. global leadership and peacebuilding. Find photos of the event here. 

December 3, 2019

The summit sought to raise awareness around the challenges to the modern food system, and encourage innovation and collaboration in pursuing a permanently food secure world. Following the solutions summit, guests were invited to attend the Food Forever Experience. Click here to learn more.

November 14, 2019

The Future Diplomats PeaceGame offers diplomatic academies from around the world the opportunity to nominate their most promising students to participate to “game out” peaceful resolutions to serious conflicts. Click here to learn more about Future Diplomats PeaceGame.

November 12, 2019

The Climate & Security PeaceGames brought together policy experts, practitioners, and advocates from around the world to grapple with the cross-border security, governance and humanitarian challenges mounting from climate change. Click here learn more about PeaceGames.

November 12, 2019

Foreign Policy’s eighth annual Diplomat of the Year Award Gala was held November 12, honoring NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. Click here to learn more about Diplomat of the Year.

October 15, 2019

Highlighting female change agents, the program explored gender equity as a catalyzing force for stronger democracies, economies and communities. Click here to learn more.

October 2, 2019

The high-level crisis simulation explored the potential for worsening security and humanitarian scenarios in Venezuela and ways to effectively respond. Click here to learn more about the takeaways, and click here learn more about PeaceGames.

September 23, 2019

Serving as a complement to the UNGA’s High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage, this roundtable explored best practices to better position policy-makers to establish and monitor national infection prevention and control programs, while emphasizing the delivery of national action plans within ministries of health around the world. Click here to read about the proposed solutions.

July 9, 2019

This special FP Editorial Roundtable as explored China’s growing foothold over the global supply chain of raw materials critical to modern technology. Coinciding with a groundbreaking special report on this topic released by FP Analytics, we highlighted key findings from our research and assessed implications on geopolitics and global economics. Click here to read the report.

June 6, 2019

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of D-Day and against the backdrop of evolving dynamics shaping EU-U.S. relations, this event convened a timely and critical conversation about the future of the transatlantic security alliance. Click here to learn more.

April 15, 2019

This roundtable brought together policy leaders, executives from finance and investment companies, leading experts on emerging markets and international development, along with key media representatives, to explore investment-focused strategies for catalyzing Africa’s growth potential. Click here to read the takeaways.

March 26, 2019

This roundtable dinner gathered 40 top level executives from multinational companies and Japanese corporations with presence in the U.S. along with leaders and experts on U.S. - Japan trade relations. Click here to view photos of the event.

March 12, 2019

This gathering explored new trends and innovative strategies for cybersecurity in weapon systems through the lens of mission resilience. Click here to read the takeaways.

We're excited to collaborate with partners to connect them with FP's global and influential audience and host incisive conversations at the intersection of business and policy. Interested in learning more? Contact Andrew Sollinger, Publisher, Foreign Policy.