6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
November 01, 2013 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Public-private partnerships are a key source of funding and support for small business, public infrastructure, and aspiring entrepreneurs. The Honorable Jacques Gansler, head of the Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise at the University of Maryland delivered the keynote address followed by an expert panel on how small businesses and public entities can partner together and the mutually beneficial impact of these partnerships.
October 16, 2013 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On Wednesday October 16, a panel discussed the results of the MDGs and what lies ahead.
November 01, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Like other Asia-Pacific nations, Australia is hopeful that the regional interests of its treaty ally, the United States, and its most important trading partner, China, can be balanced to its own long-term advantage. Professor of Strategic Studies at Australian National University Hugh White has been a leading advocate for the view that Australia cannot hope to maintain a neutral distance between the U.S. and China; it will have to choose between them. His analysis, if correct, holds major implications not only for Australia, China, and the U.S., but for every Asia-Pacific nation.
October 23, 2013 // 9:35am — 12:30pm
On October 23rd, the Brazil Institute, in partnership with the Canada Institute, hosted a discussion on the implications of Brazil's postponed state visit and the new proposed internet regulatory framework.
October 15, 2013 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
In the latter half of last century, Thailand and other East Asian countries successfully capitalized on shifts in their age structures to gain a boost in economic productivity, a phenomenon known as the demographic dividend. Today, despite the hitherto sluggish pace of Africa’s demographic transition, scholars and politicians remain hopeful that similar changes on the continent may lead to faster development in coming decades.
October 24, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Future Economic and Energy Prospects in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean
October 29, 2013 // 8:55am — 10:30am
Lebanon hosts more refugees from Syria than any other country in the region, placing tremendous strain on Lebanese host communities, public services, and infrastructure. Join this conversation about the humanitarian impact of the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon and what steps the international community is taking to address the issue.
October 10, 2013 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
As more women around the world become economically active, are they also empowered? And how will this empowerment change other aspects of their lives, like reproductive health?