Asia Events

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Trade Talk: Should Labor Standards be Included in Free Trade Agreements with the United States? Implications for Asia

July 25, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
with Katrin Kuhlmann, Senior Vice President for Global Trade, Women's Edge Coalition; Jeff Vogt, Global Economy Specialist and Labor Lawyer, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); Theodore Moran, Director and Wallenberg Professor, Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, Georgetown University; Lewis Karesh, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Labor, Office of the United States Trade Representative
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North and South Korean Strategies for Re-unification during the Cold War: New Revelations from the Archives

July 20, 2007 // 3:00pm4:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Christian Ostermann, Director, North Korea International Documentation Project; Meung-Hoan Noh, Director, Institute of History and Culture, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea; Bernd Schafer, Research Fellow, German Historical Institute in Washington and CWIHP Senior Research Scholar; Commentator:Miryang Youn, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, Deputy Director General, Office of South-North Dialogue, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea
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North Korea: Not Just Nukes, But People Too

July 11, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Miryang Youn, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow; Donald Macintyre, Stanford University; Stuart Thorson, Syracuse University
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Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace

June 28, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Co-authors of the new Worldwatch report, Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace, presented some of their main findings on how natural disasters in conflict zones can foster or hinder peace.
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The Other Side of the Indian Growth Story: Confronting Agriculture and Rural Development

June 26, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Experts discuss how and why agriculture and rural development factor into long-term economic growth and poverty reduction in India.

Promoting a Green Voice in China: New Initiatives for Environmental Public Participation

June 20, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
China Environment Forum
Chinese citizens are increasingly taking to the streets to protest existing or potential environmental threats—such as toxic water, smoggy air, and dam building. A delegation of 10 Chinese officials speak regarding public participation.

Commerce and Competition: A Conference on Pakistani Trade Issues

June 15, 2007 // 9:15am4:30pm
Asia Program
Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani ambassador and permanent representative to the World Trade Organization; Mirza Qamar Beg, Pakistani ambassador to Italy and former commerce secretary of Pakistan;Shahid Javed Burki, former senior World Bank official and former finance minister of Pakistan; Abid Farooq, Ali Akbar Spinning Mills Ltd.; Esperanza Gomez Jelalian, U.S.-Pakistan Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Edward Gresser, Progressive Policy Institute; Ambassador Douglas A. Hartwick, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for South and Southwest Asia; Parvez Hasan, former senior World Bank official; Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Institute for International Economics; Zareen Naqvi, University College of the Fraser Valley (Canada)
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Taiwan's Dilemma: A Democracy Divided Over National Security

June 06, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Shirley Kan, Congressional Research Service; Thomas J. Bickford, Center for Naval Analysis Corporation; Elizabeth Hague, RAND Corportation; Vincent Wang, University of Richmond
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Director's Forum with Korea Foundation President Yim Sung-joon

June 06, 2007 // 2:00pm3:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Ambassador Yim Sung-joon, President of the Korea Foundation and former National Security Advisor to President Kim Dae-jung.

Trash Talking: Pondering China's Mounting Waste Problems and New Solutions

May 30, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Zhang Jialing SEPA;Tad Ferris Holland and Knight;Chen Wen EPA

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