North America Events

Border Security: The High Stakes for Canada and the United States in the 21st Century

February 06, 2006 // 10:15am1:00pm
Canada Institute
Panelists discussed the new security environment since 9/11, the resulting cross-border security implications, and major current and future problems to securing our shared border, as well as the challenges presented by the conflicting goals of physical and economic security.
Webcast

Canada's Winter Election: What to Expect of Canada's government and Canadian foreign policy in 2006

January 27, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
This discussion centered on the implications of the election for the country's political agenda and Canada-U.S. relations, as well as the significance of the Conservative Party victory and the prospects for Stephen Harper's minority government.

The Experiences of Civil Rights Lawyers in the 1950s and 1960s

January 18, 2006 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

Book Discussion -- Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age

January 09, 2006 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

Epidemics in the United States: Public Policy Responses and the Lessons to be Learned

December 12, 2005 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
The Wilson Center brings together four public health historians to discuss the "politics of disease" – the social and moral factors that have influenced the U.S. public policy responses to epidemics – as well as to suggest lessons for better preparedness in future epidemics.

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

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