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2021 – Preserving Life: Climate Change, Water and Diplomacy

September 9, 2021

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This year’s Sisco Forum took place at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on September 9, 2021 and explored the subject, “Preserving Life: Climate Change, Water and Diplomacy.” Moderated by Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, Ambassadors Ken Brill and J. Brian Atwood, and Dr. Aaron Salzberg completed the panel. Ambassador Catherine Novelli served as the keynote speaker.


The forum took place in person at the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center. The event was also live-streamed and recorded via Zoom.

This programming was organized by the American Academy of Diplomacy and the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill, with support from the Sisco Family Charitable Fund. Additional support was provided by the UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences, including the African Studies Center; Carolina Asia Center; Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies; Center for European Studies; Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies; Curriculum in Global Studies; Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense; Department of Political Science; Department of Public Policy; Institute for the Study of the Americas; Study Abroad Office and the Global Research Institute.

About the Speakers

Barbara

Stephenson

J. Brian

Atwood

Ronald E.

Neumann

Catherine A.

Novelli

Kenneth C.

Brill

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