Economics and Globalization Events

Serbia and the EU: Assessing the Economic Prospects

April 21, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
As elsewhere in the Western Balkans, Serbia made significant strides in the period 203-8 toward becoming the "functioning market economy" specified by the Copenhagen Criteria as a major credential for membership in the European Union.
Webcast

Latin America After the Crisis: The Social and Political Agenda for Recovery

April 19, 2010 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Latin American Program
This seminar explores the political and social factors that help explain how Latin America emerged from the 2008 global economic crisis as strongly as it did.
Webcast

Ending World Hunger: What Can the U.S. Do?

March 23, 2010 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
The World Health Organization estimates that one-third of the world is well- fed, one-third is under-fed, and one-third is starving. The USDA coordinator of the Obama Administration’s food security initiative and a leading expert on Africa discussed the factors that contribute to the global food crisis and how the U.S. and the world can address the key issues. A key congressional staff member provided an update on food security legislation.
Webcast

Saving Capitalism: Keeping America Strong

March 17, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Pat Choate Author and Director, Manufacturing Policy Project; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
Webcast

U.S.-China Partnership for Climate Action

March 11, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
China Environment Forum
Speakers introduce their joint work to help promote public-private energy efficiency initiatives and better measurement of greenhouse gas emissions in two of China's most industrialized provinces.
Webcast

Lebanon: Is Real Reform Possible?

March 10, 2010 // 10:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Mohammad A. Safadi, Minister of Economy and Trade and Member of Parliament, Republic of Lebanon

Ricardo Lagos, Former President of Chile

March 09, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Latin American Program
Former President Lagos commented on Latin American views of the United States and Obama administration policy and on the need for global cooperation and dialogue to solve issues such as climate change.

Haiti's Long Road Ahead

March 05, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
How can organizations help Haiti meet the challenges of post- earthquake recovery and long-term development? Three experts on Haiti discuss the state of the country after the earthquake.

A New Economic Relationship Between the United States and the Caribbean

March 04, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
To examine the issues at stake and evaluate the policy alternatives, the Latin American Program held a roundtable on March 4, 2010, in conjunction with the Institute of Caribbean Studies.
Webcast

National Standards: Raising the Bar for Global Opportunity

March 02, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Arundhati Jayarao, Middle and High School Chemistry and Physics, Virginia; Sarah Yue, High School Chemistry, California; Kirk Janowiak, High School Biology and Environmental Science, Indiana; Ben Van Dusen, High School Physics, Oregon; Mark Greenman, High School Physics, Massachusetts; John Moore, High School Environmental Science, New Jersey; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

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