Economics and Globalization Events
May 19, 2006 // 9:00am — 2:00pm
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.
May 18, 2006 // 1:00pm — 5:30pm
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.
May 04, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
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.
May 02, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University
April 28, 2006 // 7:30am — 9:00am
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.
Conflict and Cooperation in Eastern Africa: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding
April 27, 2006 // 12:30pm — 2:30pm
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 // 11:45am — 2:00pm
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.
April 11, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:30pm
Avian flu's global spread, coupled with its high human fatality rate, has catapulted the virus to the top of the public health agenda. Public-private partnerships have the potential to merge industry expertise, public interest, and financing for the effective delivery of services, drugs, and resources to the people and communities in need.
April 04, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
In the face of growing energy shortages and rising oil import dependence China has embarked on a global search for secure energy supplies and transport routes, in the process raising a number of serious U.S. policy concerns and new tensions in U.S.-China relations.
March 29, 2006 // 7:45am — 10:15am
The Canada Institute and the China Environment Forum (CEF) hosted a panel discussion on the impact of China's energy needs on North America and the implications for North American policymaking.