North America Events

Electoral Reform in the United States: Lessons from the Canadian Experience

December 12, 2005 // 8:30am10:30am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute held a roundtable discussion on the Canadian experience with electoral reform and the implications, if any, for the ongoing debate in the United States regarding changes to voter registration practices, the electoral franchise, electoral districting, electoral administration, and campaign financing.

Book Discussion -- Keepin' It Real: School Success beyond Black and White

December 07, 2005 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
Webcast

Mobilizing to Fight an Avian Flu Pandemic

December 07, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
Maternal Health Initiative
According to Senator Tom Harkin, the administration's plan to fight an avian flu pandemic includes all the essential elements of a successful strategy, but doesn't place enough emphasis on preparation.

The United States and Afghanistan: Trade, Investment, and the Economic Future

December 05, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With H.E. Hedayat Amin Arsala, Senior Advisor to the President and Minister of Commerce of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; and Special Guests H.E. Said Tayeb Jawad, Afghan Ambassador to the United States; and Dr. Omar Zakhilwal, President and CEO of the Afghan Investment Support Agency

It Takes a CEO: It's Time to Lead with Integrity

November 30, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A Director's Forum with Leo Hindery, Jr.; with an introduction by Former Senator Tom Daschle, Adviser, Alston and Bird and Distinguished Fellow, Center for American Progress; and moderated by Frederick M. Bush, Associate Director, Woodrow Wilson Center

Live Webcast: U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness in the 21st Century

November 16, 2005 // 3:45pm4:15pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A Policy Address by the Honorable Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary, United States Department of Commerce
Webcast

Threat Perceptions in Canada and the United States

November 10, 2005 // 8:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute launched the 4th publication in the One Issue, Two Voices series, an event at which authors Karlyn Bowman and Frank Graves discussed their papers, and Gavin Cameron and Lynn Jennings addressed public attitudes toward security and risk in North America.

The Future of Intelligence in Canada-U.S. Relations

November 08, 2005 // 6:00am8:30pm
Canada Institute
The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs and the Canada Institute hosted a roundtable discussion on bilateral relations in the realm of intelligence. Reid Morden, former director of the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS), discussed the future of intelligence in Canada in the context of cross-border security priorities since 9/11.

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