Past Events

  • His Excellency Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of the Republic of Austria

    Date: September 20, 2017 from 2:15 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location: Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda
    Description: His Excellency Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of the Republic of Austria
  • Her Excellency Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation

    Date: September 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location: Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda
    Description: Her Excellency Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation
  • Her Excellency Atifete Jahjaga, President of the Republic of Kosovo

    Date: October 1, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Her Excellency Atifete Jahjaga, President of the Republic of Kosovo, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
  • Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta

    Date: September 24, 2015 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
  • Her Excellency Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway

    Date: September 25, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
    Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Her Excellency Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
  • His Excellency Edi Rama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania

    Date: September 27, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program features an address by His Excellency Edi Rama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
  • His Excellency Enrico Letta, Prime Minister of Italy

    Date: September 26, 2013 from 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
    Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program features an address by His Excellency Enrico Letta, Prime Minister of Italy, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
  • Swedish Composer, Karin Rehnqvist

    Date: March 20, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Miller Theatre
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program, titled A Call, A Prayer, An Incantation, will feature Swedish composer Karin Rehnqvist, who will discuss her search for new models of musical expression. The discussion will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience. A reception will follow the program.
  • President of the Republic of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga

    Date: September 20, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Atifete Jahjaga, President of the Republic of Kosovo, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
  • President of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė

    Date: November 8, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location: Rotunda, Low Library
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania, followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Guests are invited to a reception at the conclusion of the program.
  • Address by Howard Davies, Director, London School of Economics

    Date: October 20, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Library, Rotunda
    Description: This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Howard Davies, Director of the London School of Economics, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
  • Prime Minister of Portugal, José Sócrates

    Date: September 23, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location: Rotunda, Low Library
    Description: This event will feature an address by Prime Minister of Portugal, José Sócrates. Followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
  • Prime Minister of Spain, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero

    Date: September 21, 2010 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location: Rotunda, Low Library
    Description: This event will feature and address by Prime Minister of Spain, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. Followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Global Thought.
  • President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso

    Date: September 21, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location: Rotunda, Low Library
    Description: This event will feature an address by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission.
  • Željko Komšić, Presidency Chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Date: September 27, 2007 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: Presidency Chairman, Željko Komšić, delivers a keynote address and participates in a question and answer session moderated by Catharine Nepomnyashchy, Director of the Harriman Institute. This event is co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute.
  • A Conversation with Toomas Hendrik Ilves (CC' 76), President of the Republic of Estonia and Mikheil Saakashvili (LAW' 94), President of the Republic of Georgia

    Date: September 26, 2007 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: President Lee C. Bollinger moderates a discussion between President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and President Mikheil Saakashvili. This event is co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute.  
  • Security in the 21st Century: Women Leaders and Global Challenges

    Date: September 26, 2006 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: These leaders discuss how policies emphasizing individual human security must be integrated with more traditional approaches to state security. Panelists unveil their plans to cooperate across cultures, regions, religions, generations, forms of governments, and the public and private sectors to advocate for these policy changes. In conjunction with Women Leaders Intercultural Forum.
  • Croatia and Euro-Atlantic Integration in Southeastern Europe

    Date: September 20, 2006 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: A talk by Dr. Ivo Sanader, Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia. In conjunction with the Harriman Institute
  • Poland in a Changing World

    Date: September 15, 2005 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: Polish President Kwaśniewski addresses the geopolitical challenges his country is facing as a result of joining NATO and the European Union.
  • The Millennium Development Goals: Social Justice and Promotion of Equality

    Date: September 12, 2005 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: Tarja Halonen, the first female president of Finland, addresses a large crowd in Columbia University's Low Library during the opening session of the 2005 World Leaders Forum.
  • Vaira Vike-Freiberga, President of the Republic of Latvia

    Date: September 23, 2004 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: President of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga delivers a keynote address.
  • Women Foreign Ministers and Permanent Representatives to the United Nations panel Discussion

    Date: September 23, 2004 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: President Lee C. Bollinger hosts a panel discussion between women leaders. The discussion explores strategies to eliminate violence and discrimination against women. Co-sponsored by the Council of Women World Leaders
  • Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Poland

    Date: September 22, 2004 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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    Description: Foreign Minister of Poland, Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz, delivers a keynote address.
  • Ion Iliescu, President of the Republic of Romania

    Date: September 22, 2004 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: President Ion Iliescu gives a speech regarding communism, post-communism and democracy in Romania.
  • Anatoliy Zlenko, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine

    Date: September 25, 2003 from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location: School of International and Public Affairs
    Description: Foreign Minister Anatoliy Zlenko participates in a part of the 2003 World Leaders Forum. Co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute.  
  • Southeastern European Leaders Panel

    Date: September 24, 2003
    Location: Low Memorial Library
    Description: President Lee C. Bollinger moderates the discussion, which focused on the leaders' visions for a new Southeastern Europe. Among the topics that are discussed are actions to further Balkan integration into European and trans-Atlantic political, economic and security structures, as well as Greek EU presidency plans for prioritizing the integration of Southeastern Europe. Leaders also debate how the war in Iraq appeared to derail these plans, and next steps for the region. Co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the School for International and Public Affairs
  • Kiro Gligorov, President of Macedonia

    Date: September 20, 2003
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    Description: A keynote address by Kiro Gligorov, followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Co-sponsored by The Harriman Institute in association with the Macedonian Arts Council.  

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