Annual Plenary Meetings

The InterAction Council membership meets annually in different cities around the world. These informal roundtable discussions between former world leaders and leading experts provide an opportunity for members to deliberate on current issues and make recommendations on the possible way forward.

Dublin, Ireland, from 30 to 31 May 2017, comprised of the following sessions: Present State of the World; Creating an Inclusive World in the Era of President Trump; Planetary Health;
Baku, Azerbaijan, from 8 to 9 March 2016, comprised of the following sessions: Present State of the World; New Realities for Global Health Security; Iran and the New Middle East;
Newport, Wales, from 2-5 June 2015, comprised of the following sessions: Present State of the World; Global Health Emergencies: Are we Ready?; Challenges to the World Order: Are we Entering
Manama, Bahrain from 9 to 11 May 2013, comprised of the following sessions: Present State of the World; The Water-Energy Nexus; Bridging the Religious Divide; Nuclear Non-Proliferation
Tianjin, China, from 10 to 12 May 2012, comprised of the following sessions: Present State of the World; Global Financial Crisis; Global Security Imperatives, including Nuclear Disarmament; Global Water Crisis
Québec City, Canada, from 29 to 31 May 2011, comprised of the following sessions: The Global Water Crisis: Addressing an Urgent Security Concern; The Present State of the World; Follow-up
King Abdullah Economic City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 10-13 May 2009, comprised of the following sessions: Present State of the World; Energy Availability and Economic Growth; How to Prevent a
Stockholm, Sweden, 25-27 June 2008, comprised of the following sessions: Present State of the World; Restoring International Law: Legal, Political and Human Dimensions; and Managing International Financial Markets