September 18, 2007 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Ayesha Siddiqa, military analyst and former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar
Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor: The Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi, Pakistan and Density & Urban Form in Dakar, Senegal
September 07, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:30am
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.
September 06, 2007 // 10:00am — 11:00am
A Director's Forum with the Honorable J. Thomas Schieffer, United States Ambassador to Japan
August 16, 2007 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Winston Dang, Minister, Environmental Protection Administration Click here to access Minister Dang's Powerpoint presentation
Trade Talk: Should Labor Standards be Included in Free Trade Agreements with the United States? Implications for Asia
July 25, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
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
North and South Korean Strategies for Re-unification during the Cold War: New Revelations from the Archives
July 20, 2007 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
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
July 11, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Miryang Youn, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow; Donald Macintyre, Stanford University; Stuart Thorson, Syracuse University
June 28, 2007 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
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.
June 26, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Experts discuss how and why agriculture and rural development factor into long-term economic growth and poverty reduction in India.
June 20, 2007 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
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.