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.
June 15, 2007 // 9:15am — 4:30pm
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)
June 06, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Shirley Kan, Congressional Research Service; Thomas J. Bickford, Center for Naval Analysis Corporation; Elizabeth Hague, RAND Corportation; Vincent Wang, University of Richmond
June 06, 2007 // 2:00pm — 3:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Ambassador Yim Sung-joon, President of the Korea Foundation and former National Security Advisor to President Kim Dae-jung.
May 30, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
Zhang Jialing SEPA;Tad Ferris Holland and Knight;Chen Wen EPA
May 22, 2007 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Kenneth B. Pyle, professor, University of Washington
May 21, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Javed Maswood, Wilson Center Australian Scholar, and associate professor, School of International Business and Asian Studies, Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia)
The 10th Anniversary of the Asian Financial Crisis: Lessons Learned, Critical Assessments, and Charting the Path Forward
May 16, 2007 // 8:30am — 4:00pm
J. Soedradjad Djiwandono, Former Governor of Bank Indonesia, and Emeritus Professor of Economics, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies; Nelson Barbosa Filho, Secretary of Economic Monitoring, Brazilian Ministry of Finance; Ilene Grabel, Professor and Director, Program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver; Worapot Manupipatpong, Principal Economist and Director, Association of Southeast Asian Nations Secretariat; David Burton, Director of the Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund; Robert Wade, Professor of Political Economy, London School of Economics; Mark Weisbrot, Codirector, Center for Economic and Policy Research; Meredith Jung-En Woo, Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan; Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)