Economics and Globalization Events
June 24, 2009 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Minister Robert McLeod and Drue Pearce discussed new developments that could affect Arctic oil and gas production, as well as how shifting U.S. energy policy could influence resource development in Canada's Arctic region.
June 24, 2009 // 7:30am — 10:00am
Rick Waugh and Bob Kelly spoke about the present U.S. credit crisis, the future of its financial markets, and the way Canada can be both a leading example and a larger player in the global economy at an event which drew more than 100 business leaders.
June 23, 2009 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
The Wilson Center on the Hill program and the Canada Institute hosted a forum featuring Nick Le Pan and Douglas J. Elliott explored the differences between Canada's financial system and regulatory structure and those of the United States and discussed lessons that could be taken from the Canadian experience.
June 23, 2009 // 8:30am — 11:00am
The Canada Institute and Economic Studies Program of the Brookings Institution hosted a program that examined Canada's financial system, particularly its approach to financial market regulation, and explored whether aspects of the Canadian model could be adopted in other countries.
June 18, 2009 // 9:00am — 6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
The conference explores how best to assist policymakers in understanding the implications of various energy and climate policy options.
June 03, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Public policies governing natural-resource extraction in Latin America are often seen as illegitimate by communities. Panelists explore methods of resolving environmental disputes.
June 03, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Jack Layton, leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, discussed ways for progressive leaders in the United States and Canada to work together to address the major issues facing middle class families across North America.
May 22, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
The speakers include: Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh, deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of India in Washington; Secretary Figueiredo de Souza, assistant of the IBSA Division of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations; Francis Kornegay, of the Institute for Global Dialogue (South Africa); Ummu Salma Bava of Jawaharlal Nehru University (India); Dr. Alcides Costa Vaz, from the Institute of International Relations of the University of Brasilia; and , Dr. Sunil Khilnani, of the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
Social and Political Responses to Economic Crises: Reflections on the State of Democracy in EU Member States Bordering the CIS
May 20, 2009 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Ginta T. Palubinskas, Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University
May 20, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. Experts discuss the nature of the industry and the challenges governments and NGOs face in fighting it.