US Foreign Policy

Tom Donilon, former national security advisor to President Obama, on cybersecurity and the "return of geopolitical competition"

Former National Security Advisor Tom Donilon sat down with Buffett Institute Executive Director Annelise Riles to discuss threats facing US national security today.

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The Buffett Institute announces two more Distinguished Visitors in spring 2018

The Buffett Institute will welcome two more Distinguished Visitors for Spring 2018.

Strobe Talbott

Strobe Talbott comes to Northwestern as Buffett’s first Distinguished Visitor

The Buffett Institute's Distinguished Visitor Program will bring thought leaders in international affairs and development to Northwestern.

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Affiliates contribute commentary in the wake of executive order on immigration

Our affiliates frequently lend expertise on crucial global issues, and their contributions and commentary surrounding the executive order on immigration are evidence of the breadth of our community.

Message from the Buffett Institute on the executive order on immigration and refugees

The Buffett Institute underscores Northwestern President Schapiro’s statement regarding the January 27 executive order on immigration.

Panama Papers

Panama Read: transparency and concealment in global wealth management

The Panama Papers: how global money slips through legal cracks, and how a Buffett research group is working to find solutions.

Thanks to Roberta Buffett's gift, the Buffett Center transformed into an Institute in 2015

Celebrating our first year as the Buffett Institute

Check out the new programs and opportunities launched at the Buffett Institute over the past year.

Galya Ruffer and panelists from refugee resettlement event

Fall events at Buffett tackle critical issues surrounding Syrian refugees and refugee resettlement

For the fall quarter, the Buffett Institute hosted a series of events that examined the Syrian refugee crisis and encouraged public dialogue on issues surrounding forced migration and refugee resettlement.

Buffett Research Group Spotlight: Global Politics & Religion

Global Politics and Religion (GPR) brings together innovative thinkers to respond to the challenges of a socially and religiously diverse world.

CFMS Geneva Interns 2015

Buffett Institute and SIGP Fund Undergraduate Internships at UN Conference on Refugees

This summer, funding from the Buffett Institute and the Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP)

CFMS Director Galya Ruffer and 2015 Geneva Interns

CFMS Works in Pursuit of Solutions at the UNHCR Annual Consultations in Geneva

The Center for Forced Migration Studies goes to UNHCR's Annual Consultations with NGOs to discuss refugee rights and protection,

Jeffrey Sachs to Speak at Northwestern Global Health Event

Announcing Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Sachs for Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium

The Buffett Institute is sponsoring an interdisciplinary symposium on global health November 19-20, 2015.