Trade and Development Events
June 14, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
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.
June 01, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Raymond E. Vickery, formerly a Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and now a senior director at Albright Stonebridge Group, discussed his new book about the relationship between U.S.-India economic engagement and the broader strategic relationship.
June 01, 2011 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Latin American Program
Under the Santos administration, Colombia has pursued a new set of foreign policy priorities and is seeking to play a more active role in regional and international affairs. Minister Holguín discussed Colombia's changing political and economic relations with its closest neighbors and the rest of Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
May 31, 2011 // 4:30pm — 5:30pm
A discussion with Ambassador Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Brazilian Foreign Minister
May 05, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:30am
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.
Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship [Duke University, Durham, North Carolina]
April 13, 2011 // 8:30am — 3:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at Duke University that assessed ways to balance North American energy, security, and environmental goals.
April 07, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
“My role as Managing Director is to try and bring together all of the diverse threads of Europe’s relationship with Africa in a way that we have not been able to before,” Dr. Nick Westcott said of his post in the European External Action Service (EEAS) at an event co-hosted by the Africa Program and Leadership Project on April 7, 2011.
March 16, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
Latin American Program
In anticipation of President Barack Obama’s trip in March 2011 to Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador, the Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute hosted a discussion with two of the principle architects of U.S. policy in the region.
March 15, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
With almost a third of the world's population living on less than $2 per day, the need to reduce poverty is critical. Panelists examined the linkages between trade and economic growth and its potential to reduce poverty. They also discussed U.S. trade policy and its potential impact to promote economic development.
March 09, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
Middle East Program
Nazeh Ben Ammar, President of the Tunisian American Chamber of Commerce (TACC); Issam Belhaj, TACC Delegate and Founder and CEO of IB Consulting; Maher Kallel, TACC Delegate and Co-Founder and Executive Vice President for International Investment, Poulina Group Holdings