FBI Officials, Minneapolis Police Hold Briefing on George Floyd Killing

Minneapolis police and FBI officials speak to media about their investigation into the death of a handcuffed black man in police custody, George Floyd, on May 25. Speakers include U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald, Rainer Drolshagen, FBI special agent in charge and Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington, Hennepin County Attorney, Michael Freeman. A man … Read more FBI Officials, Minneapolis Police Hold Briefing on George Floyd Killing

Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

Founding Director of Hyundai Cradle John Suh, Partner at Playground Global Laurie Yoler, and Professor Juan Alonso are interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. The speakers discuss what the city of the future may look like, the technologies that will help get us there, and the possible positive and negative effects. Course Description: The next wave … Read more Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

The Future of Energy

Former Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar is interviewed by Professor John Weyant. The United States has been delivering electricity in the same way for over a hundred years – exposed power lines on poles over vast distances. The system is outdated, overloaded, and under-maintained, leading to unfortunate events such as power outages and … Read more The Future of Energy

Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts – Security Council (27 May 2020)

The Security Council open high-level videoconference provides an opportunity to consider the annual report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict (S/2020/366). It offers an opportunity for an exchange on the current state of the protection of civilians in armed conflict; on enhancing compliance with international humanitarian law and international human … Read more Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts – Security Council (27 May 2020)

My Vlog: A different Two Sessions

After over two months of postponement, the Two Sessions, which are China’s most important political events, finally kicked off in late May. This year’s Two Sessions shortened the meeting duration, set up two different venues for speakers and journalists, and promoted cloud interviews. CGTN Reporter Zou Yun recorded her experience during the coverage of the … Read more My Vlog: A different Two Sessions

2020 Last Lecture Series | Dehlia Ummuna

The Last Lecture Series at Harvard Law School, sponsored annually by the 3L and LL.M. class marshals, is an HLS tradition in which selected faculty members impart insight, advice, and final words of wisdom to the graduating class. The faculty selected as this year’s speakers were: Dehlia Umunna, a clinical professor and the faculty deputy … Read more 2020 Last Lecture Series | Dehlia Ummuna

2020 Last Lecture Series | Ruth Okediji

The Last Lecture Series at Harvard Law School, sponsored annually by the 3L and LL.M. class marshals, is an HLS tradition in which selected faculty members impart insight, advice, and final words of wisdom to the graduating class. The faculty selected as this year’s speakers were: Dehlia Umunna, a clinical professor and the faculty deputy … Read more 2020 Last Lecture Series | Ruth Okediji

Watch LIVE: Graduate Together 2020 – LeBron James, Obama, more honor the High School Class of 2020

#GraduateTogether #ClassOf2020 #LeBronJames #2020Graduation #GraduateTogether2020 #ABCNews Exec produced by LeBron James, special guests, commencement speeches and performances from former President Barack Obama, Kevin Hart, Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Malala Yousafzai, the Jonas Brothers, Liza Koshy, Megan Rapinoe, H.E.R., Ben Platt, Olivia Wilde, the Dolan Twins, Yara Shahidi, Bad Bunny, and Lena Waithe. These artists, athletes, … Read more Watch LIVE: Graduate Together 2020 – LeBron James, Obama, more honor the High School Class of 2020

CELS Webinar: The German Constitutional Court’s decision on PSPP: Constitutional earthquake?

In its judgment pronounced on 5 May, the Second Senate of the Federal Constitutional Court granted several constitutional complaints directed against the Public Sector Purchase Programme (PSPP) of the European Central Bank (ECB). The Court found that the Federal Government and the German Bundestag violated the complainants’ rights under Art. 38(1) first sentence in conjunction … Read more CELS Webinar: The German Constitutional Court’s decision on PSPP: Constitutional earthquake?

Release of updated COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan (7 May 2020)

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock will release the updated COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan. Mr. Lowcock will be joined by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi; Executive Director of WFP David Beasley; Executive Director of WHO Health Emergencies Mike Ryan; and President and CEO of Oxfam … Read more Release of updated COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan (7 May 2020)

Protesters Surround Michigan State Capitol Over Gretchen Whitmer’s Stay-at-Home Order

Hoisting American flags and handmade signs, protesters returned to the Michigan Capitol to denounce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-home order and business restrictions. Speakers on Thursday took turns addressing a crowd on the Capitol lawn. Meanwhile, drivers leaned on their horns as they traveled past, a repeat of what occurred April 15 but not close to … Read more Protesters Surround Michigan State Capitol Over Gretchen Whitmer’s Stay-at-Home Order

Live: China briefs media on economic development in rural areas amid pandemic

China’s Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council holds a daily press conference in Beijing on the economic development in rural areas amid coronavirus pandemic. Speakers from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs answer questions from media. #coronavirus #COVID19

Thousands Protest Israel’s Emergency Unity Government

More than 2,000 Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv on Sunday to demonstrate against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s attempt to form an “emergency” government with his chief rival. The protesters accused Netanyahu of using the coronavirus crisis to escape prosecution on corruption charges. Demonstrators wore face masks and largely kept their distance from … Read more Thousands Protest Israel’s Emergency Unity Government

Live: China’s import and export performance in Q1 2020 revealed国新办介绍2020年第一季度进出口情况

China’s State Council Information Office holds a press conference to give details on import and export performance in the first quarter. Speakers from the General Administration of Customs and the Department of Statistics & Analysis answer questions from the media. Trade growth in the first two months of 2020 might slide due to disrupted logistics … Read more Live: China’s import and export performance in Q1 2020 revealed国新办介绍2020年第一季度进出口情况

Stanford HAI – COVID-19 and AI: A Virtual Conference – Full Day

Sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), COVID-19 and AI: A Virtual Conference convened experts from Stanford and beyond to advance the understanding of the virus and its impact on society. The speakers and topics engaged the broad research community, government and international organizations and civil society, uniting a global community toward … Read more Stanford HAI – COVID-19 and AI: A Virtual Conference – Full Day