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The Sahel Beyond the Headlines: Population, Environment, and Security Dynamics

May 12, 2015 // 9:30am — 5:00pm
Speakers from the Sahel and US-based experts will engage in solutions-oriented policy dialogues that address demographic trends, reproductive health, food security, and peacebuilding. Additional cross-cutting themes throughout the discussion will include gender, youth, and health.

Is the United States at a Crossroads? Domestic and Global Dimensions

May 15, 2015 // 9:00am — 12:45pm
In this half-day conference, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and leading experts from journalism and academia discussed the role of the United States in the world today and the future of U.S. immigration policy.

Mexico's Midterm Elections and the Peña Nieto Administration

May 18, 2015 // 9:30am — 11:00am
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute was pleased to host an event on Mexico's 2015 midterm elections. On June 7, 2015, more than 86 million Mexicans will have the opportunity to elect 500 federal deputies, 17 state-level legislatures, 9 governors, and more than 300 mayors.

Mist of the Earth: Art and Sustainability

May 20, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On May 20, the Brazil Institute welcomes the "Mist of the Earth" art exhibit to Washington.

The Rule of Law in Brazil: Three Decades of Progress and Challenges

May 22, 2015 // 9:00am — 1:15pm
On May 22, the Brazil Institute of the Wilson Center hosted an all-day conference of experts to review progress and challenges in the building of the rule of law in Latin America’s largest democracy.

Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border

June 17, 2015 // 8:30am — 4:15pm
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, Border Trade Alliance, and the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos invite you to our second annual high-level "Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border" conference this year, focusing on improving border management in order to strengthen the competitiveness of both the United States and Mexico.

Promoting Diversity in Our Nation’s Think Tanks: Which Way Forward?

May 14, 2015 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
The Urban Institute, The Wilson Center, and UC Riverside School of Public Policy are pleased to host an important conversation on how best to improve diversity in our nation’s think tanks.

A Retrospective: Gender and Politics in the Work of Shirin Neshat

May 18, 2015 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Three distinguished authors and specialists on Iran discuss the achievements of the renowned artist, Shirin Neshat, whose work articulates, in original, imaginative art, the cultural and political dilemmas facing women in a society seeking to navigate the crossroads of Islam and the West. This meeting is the first of two meetings on Shirin Neshat’s artwork.

Promoting Peace and Prosperity in Honduras: A Conversation with His Excellency Juan Orlando Hernández, President of the Republic of Honduras

April 22, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:00am
The Wilson Center, International Republican Institute, and National Democratic Institute, invite you to a special event with the President of Honduras.

Michael Van Dusen Lecture on the Middle East: ISIS is About the Arab Past, Not the Future

May 11, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:00am
Rami Khouri analyzes the many causes in the past two generations that converged to give birth to ISIS, noting that it reflects more the poor and often brutal quality of modern Arab statehood than any mass religious movement. ISIS also was not a surprise, in view of the fact that all serious mass movements in the Arab world since the 1970s have revolved around Islamist politics in one form or another. ISIS can be easily defeated militarily, but unless the underlying weaknesses and the poor quality of Arab statehood are resolved we will probably see even more brutal movements emerge in the future.

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