Asia Events

Philippines Briefing: A Discussion with Ambassador Willy C. Gaa

October 04, 2007 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Asia Program
With His Excellency Willy C. Gaa, Philippine Ambassador to the United States
Webcast

China's Green Olympics: A Lasting Impact?

September 26, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
China Environment Forum
Since winning the Olympic bid in 2001, Beijing has invested heavily in green construction materials and sustainable energy for the Olympic Village, and made momentous efforts to clean the city's notoriously dirty air and water.
Webcast

Regulating Food Safety in China

September 20, 2007 // 12:30pm2:30pm
China Environment Forum
Drew Thompson, The Nixon Center;Paul Young, Waters Corporation;Mike Taylor, George Washington University
Webcast

Campaigning for Change: Greenpeace Celebrates Ten Years of Environmental Activism in China

September 19, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
Lo Szeping, Greenpeace China

Book Launch -- Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan's Military Economy

September 18, 2007 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Ayesha Siddiqa, military analyst and former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar
Webcast

Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor: The Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi, Pakistan and Density & Urban Form in Dakar, Senegal

September 07, 2007 // 9:00am11:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
According to the United Nations, over one billion people lack access to clean water and over two billion have no access to sanitation, the primary cause of diseases like cholera that take the lives of more than 6,000 children in poor countries every day.
Webcast

Japan and America's Interest in Northeast Asia

September 06, 2007 // 10:00am11:00am
Asia Program
A Director's Forum with the Honorable J. Thomas Schieffer, United States Ambassador to Japan

Taiwan's Experience in Environmental Protection

August 16, 2007 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Asia Program
Winston Dang, Minister, Environmental Protection Administration Click here to access Minister Dang's Powerpoint presentation
Webcast

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
Webcast

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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