International Development Events

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Expanding Access to Essential Maternal Health Commodities

November 30, 2010 // 8:30am10:30am
Maternal Health Initiative
The ninth meeting of the 2009-2010 Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health series addresses the challenges and strategies for expanding access to maternal health commodities.
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Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit for Humanitarian Aid: Rebuilding Stronger, Safer, Environmentally Sustainable Communities after Disasters

November 19, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The "Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit", created by the World Wildlife Fund and the American Red Cross, will help future humanitarian efforts integrate principles of environmental conservation into their disaster recovery strategies.
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Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia: Developing a Blueprint for Addressing Glacier Melt in the Region

November 16, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
A new report highlights the complexity of the issues surrounding glacier melt in Asia, and the critical need to prepare today for future environmental changes.
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New Applications for Existing Technologies to Improve Maternal Health

October 27, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Josh Nesbit, Alain Labrique, and David Aylward discuss the role of Information and Communication Technologies in the prevention of maternal mortality.
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A Review of Brazil's Environmental Policies and Challenges Ahead

October 20, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
Stressing that sustainable development, not just conservation, must be the focus, Izabella Teixeira, Brazil's minister of the environment, discusses the challenges and goals of her ministry in the coming years.
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Complex Connections: Ecological Impacts of Chinese Investment in Southeast Asia

October 20, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
As the world's factory, it should not be surprising that China has had to expand its search for raw resources well beyond its borders. Over the past few years China has become a major global investor into resource extraction industries—oil, gas, minerals, timber, and agricultural products.
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U.S. Policy on Eurasian Energy

October 15, 2010 // 10:00am11:00am
Global Europe Program
"Any serious effort to address the complex, inter-related problems of Eurasian energy must be informed by humility," says Ambassador Richard Morningstar in the inaugural event for the European Studies Program's new European Energy Security Initiative.
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Book launch: The New Brazil

October 13, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
Author Riordan Roett, Professor, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University; Commentator Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center
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A New Approach to Social Policy: Measuring Access to Opportunity

September 30, 2010 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Latin American Program
This seminar explored the Human Opportunity Index, designed to measure difference in access within and among countries of the region.
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Leadership and Responsibility in the New Brazilian International Agenda

September 23, 2010 // 9:00am1:00pm
Brazil Institute
Thomas Shannon, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil; Ernesto Fraga Araújo, Minister, Brazilian Embassy; Albert Fishlow, Professor, Columbia University; Denise Gregory, Executive Director, CEBRI; Joel Velasco, Chief Representative for North America, Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA); Donna Hrinak, Senior Director of Latin America Government Affairs, Pepsico Co.; Ricardo Mendes, Managing Partner, Prospectiva Consulting; Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

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