Pakistan Events

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Book Launch: So Much Aid, So Little Development: Stories from Pakistan

June 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
A presentation by former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Samia Altaf about her new book, a study of why international assistance to Pakistan has been so ineffective.
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Religious Education and the Politics of Pluralism in Pakistan

May 25, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
A presentation by Wilson Center Fellow Matthew J. Nelson on the level of Pakistani tolerance for diversity within Islam.
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Book Event: Memoirs of a Pakistani Economist

May 16, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
A book launch for noted Pakistani economist Parvez Hasan, with commentary from three additional South Asian economists.
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Pakistan-U.S. Economic Relations

April 18, 2011 // 10:00am11:00am
Asia Program
An address by Pakistan's finance minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh
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Who Watches the Watchdog? The Pakistani Media's Impact on Politics and Society

April 11, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
Asia Program
A presentation by Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and journalist Huma Yusuf about Pakistan's independent media.
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Book Event: Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War

March 15, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Sarmila Bose, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University; Arnold Zeitlin, Managing Director, Editorial Research & Reporting Associates
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Defusing the Bomb: Overcoming Pakistan's Population Challenge

June 09, 2010 // 9:00am4:30pm
Asia Program
According to UN mid-range projections for Pakistan, the country's population—currently about 185 million—will rise to 335 million by 2050. Experts examine both the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan's demographics.
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Family Planning in Fragile States: Overcoming Cultural and Financial Barriers

April 29, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
OB/GYNs from Nigeria, Pakistan, and Chad offer strategies to overcome the significant cultural and financial barriers facing family planning in fragile states.
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Hunger Pains: Pakistan's Food Insecurity

June 03, 2009 // 8:45am4:00pm
Asia Program
Nearly half of Pakistan's population is food insecure, while hunger and malnutrition-related disease are widespread. Conference participants discuss the magnitude and manifestations of Pakistan's food insecurity, identify its possible causes, and consider ways forward.
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Rebuilding Reproductive Health Systems in Post-Conflict Settings

May 20, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Countries affected by conflict often have high maternal mortality and morbidity rates. Experts discussed the need for evidence-based research for recovery and rebuilding of reproductive health systems in post-conflict settings.

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