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Luncheon Address by Chairman Kim Moo-Sung

July 27, 2015 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Rep. Kim Moo-Sung, Chairman of the Korean Saenuri Party (New Frontier Party) addressed a luncheon of invited experts and distinguished guests and discussed the US-ROK alliance and national unification on the occasion of the sixty-second anniversary of the Korean War armistice.

The Origins of China's "Reform and Opening-up" and High-level Politics

November 02, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:30am
It has long been assumed that China’s “Reform and Opening-up” started in 1978 when the Third plenum of the 11th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party was convened. In actuality, reform measures were initiated in 1977. In 1977, to promote reform, China’s top leadership made the decision to import advanced foreign technology and equipment. In this sense, reform was stimulated by opening-up.

The Iran Nuclear Deal: The View from the Region

July 29, 2015 // 9:30am — 10:45am
Join us as four analysts and observers of Iran and Middle Eastern politics assess the state of the current deal, the implications of this accord and the consequences for the region.

Climate Change Adaptation and Population Dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for Policy Makers

July 28, 2015 // 9:00am — 4:00pm
On July 28, we bring to Washington top experts and policymakers from seminars in Colombia, Barbados, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Peru, to further broaden the dialogue about climate adaptation and population dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean; and to encourage the development of new policy and programmatic tools that help countries of the region meet the financial, organizational, and political challenges that climate change presents.

The National Idea in Russia and China: Русский Мир? 中国特色?

July 23, 2015 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
Challenges in U.S. relations with great powers such as China and Russia derive not only from divergent national interests, but from distinct conceptions of nationhood, sovereignty, and modernity. Americans must therefore consider not only what the United States would like Russia and China to do, but how Chinese and Russians see themselves, one another, and the wider world, including the United States.

Making Food Safe and Sustainable in China

July 28, 2015 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
The leading source of water pollution in China is not industry or municipal waste, rather the country’s vast agricultural sector—pesticide and fertilizer runoff from fields and animal waste from industrial-scale farms.

The Role of IGAD: A Regional Approach to the Crisis in South Sudan

August 04, 2015 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Join the Wilson Center Africa Program on August 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. for a discussion on the regional implications and issues associated with the South Sudan conflict.

U.S.-China Relations in Trans-Atlantic Context

July 22, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:30am
U.S.-China-EU relations are of growing importance, but the trans-Atlantic implications of U.S.-China relations are not as well understood as the Japanese, Russian, or Southeast Asian contexts. The Wilson Center is pleased to partner with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in hosting this discussion of U.S.-Chinese-EU relations.

Engaging Women for Africa's Future: The Role of Women in Science, Technology, and Innovation

July 16, 2015 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
On July 16, 2015, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a discussion on engaging more women in science, technology, and innovation (STI) for sustainable development in Africa. Mr. Bobadoye Ayodotun, a visiting scholar from the Southern Voices Network* and a Research Officer at the African Technology Policy Study Network, presented his research on “Gender, Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development in Africa.” Ms. Jennifer Haskell, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Cooperation in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environment and Scientific Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, also spoke, focusing on U.S. initiatives to increase women in STI in Africa.
INS Chakra nuclear powered attack submarine

From Sea Denial to Nuclear Deterrence: India's Quest for a Nuclear Submarine

July 21, 2015 // 1:00pm — 2:00pm
Yogesh Joshi will discuss the history of India's nuclear submarine program and its ever evolving relationship with India's nuclear ambition. The presentation will also discuss the role played by the Soviet Union in the development of India's nuclear submarine program.

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