Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Founding Year: 1914

Staff: 40

Budget: ~$3.7m (2018)

Joel H. Rosenthal (President)

Established by Andrew Carnegie as the Church Peace Union to rethink International Relations. Aims “to inspire and guide debate, and to educate the public on ethical choices in matters related to global affairs.”



  • Global Ethics Forum, a weekly TV series on 34 public TV stations
  • Carnegie Council Global Ethics Network with >2000 members, a collaborative platform for global educational institutions to provide guidance on the great moral issues of our time. Supports Global Ethics Fellows and Ethics Fellows for the Future (student mentees).


  •  A library of articles, blogs, and reports
  • Carnegie Ethics Online – A monthly column on ethics, sustainable development, sustainability, etc.
  • Ethics & International Affairs – A quarterly magazine on issues of environment/climate change/sustainability, global governance, migration, inequality and poverty, war and peace, international law, and human rights.


Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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