04 OCTOBER 2019 / The CSIS Schieffer Series Presents “Confronting the Challenges of Trade in a New Century”

For half a century, an international system of trade underpinned by United States policy brought stability to global commerce and prosperity to some. That status quo is increasingly destabilized by developments in the U.S. and abroad, including increasing inequality, technological shifts, and geopolitical developments. What comes next?

On Monday, October 7, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C., will hold the latest installment of its Schieffer Series. Hosted by renowned journalist Bob Schieffer, the series features panel discussions on timely topics of global relevance with policy experts, journalists, public officials, and lawmakers.

This installment explores how the challenges of trade in a new era can be confronted. Joining Bob Schieffer in discussion are the three co-chairs of the new CSIS Trade Commission on Affirming American Leadership: Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Senator William E. Brock, and Frederick W. Smith.

The event, free with advance registration, will take place from 5:30-6:30 at CSIS, with a reception preceding from 5:00 to 5:30. It will also be livestreamed at the link above.

The Schieffer Series, supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), is organized through a collaboration between CSIS and Texas Christian University’s Bob Schieffer College of Communication. It has shed light on current events for over a decade.