5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

People and the Planet (Report Launch)

June 04, 2012 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Rapid and widespread changes in global population, coupled with unprecedented levels of consumption, present profound challenges to human health and well-being and the natural environment. The U.K.'s Royal Society offers the results of a wide-ranging, international study on this interaction, in the form of its 'People and the Planet' report.

Central American Fiscal Policy in a Time of Crisis

June 05, 2012 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Presentation of ICEFI’s just released Central American fiscal policy report: “Central American Fiscal Policy in a Time of Crisis”

Citizen Security in Venezuela

May 30, 2012 // 8:45am — 12:45pm
On May 30, 2012, the Latin American Program had an event on citizen security in Venezuela.

Between Scylla and Charybdis: US Cold War Strategy and the Question of Democracy in South Korea, 1961-1972

June 05, 2012 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
On June 5, Wilson Center History and Public Policy Scholar Sang-Yoon Ma will present on "Between Scylla and Charybdis: US Cold War Strategy and the Question of Democracy in South Korea, 1961-1972"

Trilateralism and Beyond

July 10, 2012 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Please join us on July 10 for the book launch of "Trilateralism and Beyond," which brings together a collection of essays by leading American, South Korean, and Japanese scholars that probe the historical dynamics formed and driven by the Korean security dilemma.

Family Planning and Results-Based Financing Initiatives: Opportunities and Challenges

May 21, 2012 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Results-based financing programs aim to address hurdles on both the supply and demand sides of the equation in developing countries by incentivizing the provision of a variety of quality services while removing barriers to access.
Photograph taken by Daniel Borman, 2007

Disrupting Money Laundering by Mexican Transnational Organized Crime

May 18, 2012 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Proceeds from the sale of illegal drugs and other trafficking activities are the life-blood of transnational organized crime. The process of “laundering” this money is a critical element in the criminal enterprise, but governmental efforts to disrupt the flow of dirty money have had mixed results.

Urban Governance and Citizen Rights in China and India

May 23, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A comparative look at urbanization in the world's two most populous nations.

Congress and the Global Energy Crunch

May 21, 2012 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
The debate over national energy policy is bound to heat up as the presidential and congressional elections grow closer, both on the campaign trail and in the halls of Congress. This panel will explore just how much can realistically be expected out of Congress this year in altering the country’s energy course and what new challenges and opportunities we might confront in the expanding global market for energy resources.

The End of Multiculturalism in Europe? Migrants, Refugees and their Integration

May 24, 2012 // 9:00am — 3:00pm
In spite of the economic need for migrant labor and a tradition of embracing multi-culturalism, European electorates and their representatives in government have moved away from the more liberal and inclusive policies of the past. Some European leaders have even pronounced the “end of multiculturalism.”

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