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United Nations at 70 / Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlights the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, part of a larger trip to the Bay Area to commemorate the San Francisco Conference, where the charter establishing the U.N. was signed in 1945. In the second half-hour, the show features remarks by the president of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, who will share the recent progress on the Sustainable Development Goals in preparation for the UN Summit this fall.

Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 4:00am


The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Impacts on the U.S. Economy
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement being negotiated among 12 countries, including the United States, has sparked a heated debate about trade agreements with many proponents and detractors speaking out about the potential economic impact of the TPP on the U.S. economy. Why did the TPP become the centerpiece of President Obama's global trade agenda? The show hears from Timothy Reif, general counsel in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.

Mon, Aug 3, 2015 -- 8:00pm


The first World Affairs Council broadcast aired in October 1947. Back then, it was called "World Affairs are Your Affairs." Guests on the show included Gen. Dwight Eisenhower (July '49) and Vice President Alben Barkeley (October '49). The show ran continuously for 23 years. Today's World Affairs Council broadcast, called "It's Your World," brings some of the brightest minds to the air. It's Your World captures leading voices in politics, business, academia, media and art in candid discussions on issues concerning the world today.

Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 2:00am


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