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Event Summary: Climate Change Adaptation, Urban Planning, and the Private Sector in Colombia

March 31, 2015
Summary and materials from the event, "Cambio Climatico y Planificacion Territorio: Casos de Estudio de Adaptacion en Politicas Urabanas y Sector Privado" in Bogota, Colombia.

Island Communities: Resilience in the Face of Climate Change

March 27, 2015
While there’s no doubt that rising sea levels and other implications of climate change pose serious threats to island nations, it is also true that such locales have much experience adapting to harsh environments. Roger-Mark De Souza suggests that we can learn from island communities and that they have the potential to be “champions of resilience.” That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue: A Progress Report

March 26, 2015
The U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue was launched in 2013 by President Barack Obama and President Enrique Peña Nieto. It is intended to provide a strategic vision for cooperation between the two countries that moves the discussion about the border beyond security issues by unleashing still untapped economic potential between the two neighbors. We spoke with Chris Wilson to check in on how the plan is progressing. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

Eric Olson's Testimony Before the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

March 25, 2015
Securing the Border: Understanding and Addressing the Root Causes of Central American Migration to the United States

The Revolution of Dignity Art Exhibit: Images from Ukraine's Maidan, 2013-2014 - NOW EXTENDED!

March 24, 2015
The exhibit is open to the public and can be viewed from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, from February 18-April 30, 2015 on the 5th floor of the Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

MENA Women's News Brief

March 24, 2015
The Middle East Program will send out the latest developments on women’s issues in the Middle East and North Africa region on a bi-monthly basis.

Regulatory Agencies in the Mexican Energy Sector

March 23, 2015
In this info-graphic, the Mexico Institute

4 Things to Expect From Afghan President Ghani’s Trip to the U.S.

March 22, 2015
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrives in the United States this week with a full agenda: meetings with President Barack Obama, discussions with U.S. officials at Camp David, an address to Congress, and a trip to the United Nations. Here are four things to expect from his visit.

Debunked: Why There Won't Be Another Cold War

March 20, 2015
"The declaration of a “New Cold War” has come too soon, and the label does not fit," writes Matthew Rojansky and Rachel Salzman.

CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, Interviewed exclusively by CNN on Documentary "Under the Dome"

March 19, 2015
China smog documentary ""Under the Dome" goes viral. Director of Wilson Center's China Environment Forum, Jennifer Turner, was interviewed by CNN to comment on the documentary and its impacts on China's environment protection.

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