Economics and Globalization Events

Live Webcast--AID FOR TRADE: Prospects for the Future

June 06, 2006 // 8:45am4:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
This conference will address two inter-related but differentiated issues. Firstly, it will examine how to deal with aid for trade in the context of the Doha discussions in the WTO. Secondly, it will address how to design an effective aid for trade program, taking into account all that has been learned about the aid ‘ business.'
Webcast

Understanding the Global Water Crisis: Insights from the GECHS Network

May 24, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Ken Conca, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, and Lyla Mehta discuss how water scarcity affects access and control to water during a two-day gathering by members of the Global Environmental Change and Human Security project.

Reception: Global Environment Change and Human Security

May 23, 2006 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Researchers from the GECHS network will be on hand to discuss the ways in which diverse social and environmental processes combine to affect human well-being, including people's health, economic opportunities, and political freedoms.
Webcast

Climate Change Politics in North America (Part Two)

May 19, 2006 // 9:00am2:00pm
Canada Institute
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and Environmental Change and Security Program host a two-day conference in partnership with the University of New Hampshire to examine the rapidly evolving North American debate on climate change politics.
Webcast

Climate Change Politics in North America (Part One)

May 18, 2006 // 1:00pm5:30pm
Canada Institute
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and ECSP host a two-day conference in partnership with the University of New Hampshire to examine the rapidly evolving North American debate on climate change politics.

Film Screening: Dam or Damned? Documentary on China's Nujiang River

May 04, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
In southwest China, the Salween River is named Nu Jiang, which means "River of Anger." It is one of the two rivers that still remains un-dammed in China. "Dam or Damned?" examines this pristine river delves into layers of dilemma and injustice in modern China.

Live Webcast: Foreign Aid and the Private Sector

May 02, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University

Sarbanes-Oxley: The Great Debate over Corporate Governance in Canada and the United Statses

April 28, 2006 // 7:30am9:00am
Canada Institute
Authors of the 5th issue of One Issue, Two Voices provided an up-to-date snapshot of how corporate governance practices differ between Canada and the United States and the implications for companies engaged in cross-border business.
Webcast

Conflict and Cooperation in Eastern Africa: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding

April 27, 2006 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Rather than only leading to conflict, shared environmental resources also offer promising pathways to peace, says Patricia Kameri-Mbote.

The Challenge of Achieving Effective Corporate Governance in an Increasingly Competitive Global Environment

April 12, 2006 // 11:45am2:00pm
Canada Institute
William H. Donaldson, former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, discussed the differences between the U.S. and Canadian regulatory frameworks and new global challenges for security market regulation.

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