Asia Events

Sectarian War: Pakistan's Sunni-Shia Violence and Its Links to the Middle East

May 02, 2007 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Khaled Ahmed, Pakistan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Consulting Editor, The Friday Times and The Daily Times; Yitzhak Nakash, 2006-07 Carnegie Corporation Scholar and former Wilson Center Fellow
Webcast

The Chinese Communist Party: Bent, But Not Broken

April 25, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Bruce Dickson, Woodrow Wilson Fellow and professor of political science and international affairs, The George Washington University; Cheng Li, professor of government, Hamilton College and visiting fellow, the Brookings Institution; Melanie Manion, professor of political science and public affairs, University of Wisconsin; Yan Sun, professor of political science, City University of New York Graduate Center and Queens College
Webcast

Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India

April 13, 2007 // 8:45am1:15pm
Asia Program
Bharat Wakhlu, President, Tata, Inc; Under Secretary Franklin Lavin, U.S. Department of Commerce; Devesh Kapur, Director, Center for Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania Read the transcript of Under Secretary Lavin's remarks.
Webcast

Greening the Courts: China's Legal Advocates Giving Voice to Pollution Victims and the Environment

April 11, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
The Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims is the only environmental litigation NGO in China. Its legal advocacy empowers victims, and provides an important check on Chinese industries that pollute indiscriminately.
Webcast

Health and Environmental Challenges: China's Biggest Risks or Opportunities for Collaboration?

April 10, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Environmental degradation and communicable disease, perhaps surprisingly, rank among China's top risks. China's successful economic reforms have, in great part, been built on environmental destruction and growing social inequalities.
Webcast

Ethnic and Religious Militancy and the New World Order: Hindu Nationalism, Islamism, and Regionalism

April 04, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Arvind Rajagopal, Woodrow Wilson Center and New York University; David Ludden, New York University; Faisal Devji, The New School University; Engseng Ho, Harvard University

Briefing on Afghanistan: A Conversation with Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry

March 27, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program

Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change

March 27, 2007 // 9:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The State Library of Victoria and ECSP co-sponsor a half-day conference in Melbourne, Australia, exploring Australia's public- and private-sector efforts to address climate change, and placing those efforts in the context of broader regional and international action.
Webcast

Looking Forward: Sustaining the Earth and Humanity - Implications for the New UN Secretary-General

March 26, 2007 // 9:30am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Realizing the goal of stabilizing the environment requires new frameworks for global actions. This event, which marks the second in a three-meeting series on UN reform, examines the role of the UN and its member states in leading the environmental sustainability movement.
Webcast

China Exim Bank in Africa

March 22, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
China's export credit and guarantee agencies—China Exim Bank in particular—have played an important role in fostering the rapid expansion of Chinese trade and investment in Africa.

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