Economics and Globalization Events

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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.
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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.
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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

Rethinking Human Trafficking

March 01, 2010 // 7:00am2:45pm
Middle East Program
Denise Brennan, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Associate Professor, Anthropology, Georgetown University; Elizabeth Bernstein, Assistant Professor, Women's Studies and Sociology, Barnard College; Florrie Burke, Consultant, Freedom Network USA; Peter Kwong, Professor, Asian American Studies and Urban Affairs and Planning, Hunter College; Professor, Sociology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Moderator: Sonya Michel, Director, United States Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center; Pardis Mahdavi, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Pomona College; Laura Agustín, Independent Scholar, London, United Kingdom; Rhacel Parreñas, Professor, American Civilization and Sociology, Brown University; Dina Haynes, Associate Professor of Law, New England School of Law; Moderator: Denise Brennan, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Associate Professor, Anthropology, Georgetown University; Carole S. Vance, Associate Clinical Professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health and Department of Anthropology, Columbia University; Sealing Cheng, Assistant Professor, Women's Studies, Wellesley College; Nicole Constable, Professor, Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh; Noy Thrupkaew, Fellow, Open Society Institute; Moderator: Pardis Mahdavi, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Pomona College
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Rx for the Schools: Preparing Teachers With the Medical School Model

February 25, 2010 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Camsie Matis, High School Math, New York; Nancy Spillane, High School Chemistry, Connecticut; Sue Whitsett, High School Biology, Wisconsin; Dennis Newell, Middle School Math and Science, Kansas; Tracey Edou, Middle School Math and Science, Washington; and Jonathan Davies, High School Biology, Chemistry, and Geology, Oregon. Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, PAGE.
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Coffee, Commerce, and Communities: Small Scale Agricultural Development in East Africa

February 05, 2010 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Shirin Moayyad, Director of Coffee Purchasing, Peet's Coffee and Tea; David Browning, Senior Vice President, Coffee Initiative, Technoserve; Julie A. Howard, Executive Director, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Rivers of the Amazon: Can They Be Used on a Sustainable Basis as a Source of Renewable Hydropower?

February 03, 2010 // 8:15am10:00am
Brazil Institute
Luiz Gabriel Todt de Azevedo of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A discusses the effects of hydropower plant construction on the Southwestern Amazon ecosystem. Christine Pendzich comments on rainforest protection and climate change.

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