North America Events

UQAM Conference: Fences, Walls, and Borders: State of Insecurity? (Montréal)

May 17, 2011 // 8:30am7:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at the Université du Québec à Montréal on border security and the impact of physical barriers on cross-border relations.
Webcast

Congress, the UN and the War Power: From Korea to Libya

May 16, 2011 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Congress Project
Former C.I.A. director Porter Goss discuss Congressional war power in the context of U.S. military involvement in the NATO enforcement of the no-fly zone over Libya.
Webcast

Report Release: "Expanding Opportunities in the Global Marketplace"

May 16, 2011 // 11:00am1:30pm
United States Studies
On May 16, United States Studies, in cooperation with the No Limits Foundationa and the International Labour Organization (ILO) offered a first look at the ILO’s comprehensive new report on global discrimination, "Equality at Work: The Continuing Challenge".
Webcast

Previewing the OAS General Assembly: Citizen Security in the Americas

May 16, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
Latin American Program
Public security officials from throughout the hemisphere will preview issues to be discussed at the General Assembly.
Webcast

Temporary Migrant Careworker Programs in Canada and the European Union: Models for the United States?

May 13, 2011 // 9:00am1:00pm
United States Studies
What are appropriate policy models for migrant carework programs in the United States? Panelists discussed the impact of migrant labor on families in their countries of origin and the legal and regulatory challenges to reforming the migrant carework system.

P & G: Innovation in a Global Environment

May 11, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
On Wednesday, May 11 Bruce Brown, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the global consumer products behemoth Procter & Gamble, spoke at a forum at the Wilson Center hosted by the Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE).

Northern Border Crime and Terror Networks: Fact or Fiction?

May 11, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
Academic security experts from Canada and the United States discussed new research aimed at tracking the movement and behavior of crime and terrorist networks in Canada and the United States. Both countries are cooperating to address the two-way traffic in criminal activity.

P & G: Innovation in a Global Environment

May 06, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Bruce Brown, Chief Technology Officer, Procter & Gamble; Moderator; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center

Ongoing Exhibit: "Women on the Move: The First National Women's Conference, Houston, 1977"

May 05, 2011 // 9:00am5:00pm
United States Studies
Diana Mara Henry, Official Photographer, First National Women's Conference
Webcast

Canada Crude to China? Prospects and Barriers of Increasing Chinese Imports of Canadian Oil

May 05, 2011 // 9:00am11:30am
Canada Institute
Kang Wu, Nathan Lemphers and Norm Rinne assessed the prospects and barriers of increasing Canadian oil exports to the Asian market, as well as China's desire to import heavy crude from Canada.

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