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    • Corporate Virtual Meeting: Trump, Immigration, and COVID-19
      The Trump administration has expanded immigration restrictions to suspend until the end of 2020 the issuance of most visas for foreign workers, including those for high-skilled employees and for intra-company transfers. Our panelists discuss the ramifications for business and U.S. competitiveness.
    • Virtual Meeting: Unrest at Home and U.S. Foreign Policy
      Panelists discuss international perceptions of the United States and how the current domestic unrest may affect the country’s ability to promote global democracy and human rights.
    • Virtual Meeting: The Insurrection Act and the Future of Civil-Military Relations
      Speakers discuss the Insurrection Act of 1807, the legalities surrounding use of the Act, the history of civil-military relations in the United States, and the role of the military in defending or suppressing civil unrest in U.S. democracy.
    • Virtual Meeting: CFR Master Class Series With Stephen Sestanovich
      Stephen Sestanovich discusses retrenchment in U.S. foreign policy, including a look at past periods of retrenchment and the implications they have for today's foreign policy debate.  The CFR Master Class Series is a weekly 45-minute session hosted by Vice President and Deputy Director for Studies Shannon O’Neil in which a CFR fellow will take a step […]
    • Virtual Meeting: A Conversation With ICC President Chile Eboe-Osuji
      International Criminal Court (ICC) President Chile Eboe-Osuji discusses the purpose and value of the ICC’s work and the ICC’s relationship with the United States.
    • Virtual Roundtable: International Trade and Women’s Rights
      As research definitively establishes a link between gender equality and global prosperity, more countries have sought to remove the economic barriers women face and foster their participation. In the United States, Congress is taking steps to ensure that U.S. trade policies enable opportunities for and do not discriminate against women: Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and […]
    • Virtual Meeting: CFR Master Class Series With Amy Jaffe
      Amy Jaffe discusses energy innovation and U.S.-China relations, including an assessment of the energy strategies of the two countries, how these strategies influence the bilateral relationship, and their impact on foreign policy, climate change, and economic rivalry. 
    • Virtual Meeting: CFR Master Class Series With Alice Hill
      Alice Hill discusses the intersection of climate change and national security, including an assessment of the growing threats to U.S. national security from climate fueled extreme weather events and the U.S policy response to date.
    • Virtual Meeting: Lessons Learned With David Cote
      David Cote discusses the lessons he has learned during his career in business and leadership along with his new book on how companies can perform better in the short term while still planning for long term growth.
    • Virtual Meeting: CFR Master Class Series With James M. Lindsay
      In CFR's first inaugural Master Class Series virtual meeting, James M. Lindsay discusses the role of Congress in shaping U.S. foreign policy, relationships with other countries, and America’s standing in the world.

    The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council

    The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council

    The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council facilitates trade and investment throughout the 53 states of the Commonwealth and supports private sector companies and Governments to promote economic activity. We work with member companies to expand their businesses and to help with new investments in any Commonwealth country.
    The CWEIC was established in July 2014 with the support of the Commonwealth Secretariat and member Governments. It is a not for profit membership organisation with a remit from Commonwealth Heads of Government to promote trade, investment and the role of the private across the 53 member countries. The CWEIC has a small secretariat based at Marlborough House and the Guildhall in London. For further information please visit http://www.cweic.org.