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Quo Vadis Egypt?

January 30, 2014 // 9:00am — 10:00am
The speakers will discuss the situation on the ground in Egypt.

Sochi’s Impact: Russia, the Caucasus, and Beyond

February 03, 2014 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Following a year of international diplomatic victories for President Putin, the Sochi Olympic Games will be a chance for the Kremlin to showcase Russia’s resurgence. By the same token, Sochi will test the Russian leadership’s ability to deliver on its promises about economic development and infrastructure building, coordination with local government and civic leaders in the North Caucasus, and calm and control around the event itself, despite likely protests from many groups and close international scrutiny.

The Year Ahead in Environment and Energy

January 24, 2014 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
How long will an ever-dwindling supply of coal remain the dominant source of global energy, and at what cost? How do growing water scarcity, fluctuating ecosystems, and rising oceanic acidity affect food supplies, economies, and even state stability? And how can journalists make a beat dedicated to existential crises resonate with audiences? A panel of veteran journalists offer their thoughts in a roundtable co-sponsored by the Society for Environmental Journalists.

Roundtable Discussion with Marta Lagos

January 28, 2014 // 5:30pm — 7:00pm
A discussion with Director of Latinobarómetro, Marta Lagos, about the 2013 report.

A Conversation with Tereza Campello, Brazil's Minister of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger

January 29, 2014 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
On January 29th, the Brazil Institute and the World Bank will host Minister Tereza Campello and 10 years of the Bolsa Familia conditional cash-transfer program.

"In Search of Arctic Energy" Publication Launch

January 29, 2014 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Please join the Canada Institute, the Kennan Institute, and the European Studies Program for the publication launch of "In Search of Arctic Energy." This event will discuss the findings of the new paper and delve into the implications that Arctic energy exploration will have for the region and the globe's energy economy.

Moving Beyond Coal: Shifting China onto a Path Toward 100% Renewable Electricity

February 19, 2014 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The panel discussion will delves into the ambitious question of how China can entirely phase out coal from the country’s electricity mix.

Beyond the Border Implementation Report Update

January 28, 2014 // 9:00am — 10:00am
The Canada Institute hosted an update event for Beyond the Border's third anniversary. The discussion focused on the 2013 annual implementation report, which highlights the various accomplishments (and challenges) of the process to date. The program featured David Moloney, from the Privy Council Office in Canada, and Amy Pope from the White House’s national security staff, as well as a number of stakeholders from the business community.

Arab Spring or Arab Autumn: Women’s Political Participation in the Arab Uprisings and Beyond

January 30, 2014 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Join us for a panel discussion where speakers will discuss key challenges and opportunities for women's participation and rights in various countries in the region. The event will highlight insights from a new CARE research report analyzing women’s political participation in countries such as Egypt, Yemen, and Morocco.
A traveler arriving at Washington Dulles International Airport Monday uses the new US-VISIT mechanism that records all 10 fingerprint images.

Entry-Exit Systems in North America

February 05, 2014 // 9:00am — 11:00am
On Wednesday, February 5, the Canada Institute hosted a discussion on the risks, challenges, and rewards of implementing a robust entry-exit system throughout North America.Comprehensive entry-exit tracking for non-citizens entering and leaving the United States has proven elusive. While non-citizens who enter the United States go through a variety of controls, little has been done to track non-citizens when they leave the country. Canada and the United States began working together recently to close the loop by counting entry into one country as an exit from the other. New legislation in Congress is being considered to add mandatory exit controls at all ports of entry.

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