Trade and Development Events

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Old Friends, New Opportunities: The Importance of the Canadian-American Relationship

June 20, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Canada Institute
Canadian Ambassador Michael Wilson addressed the important linkages and areas of cooperation between the United States and Canada as well as how we respect each other’s different points of view and at the same time how we constructively engage each other on issues of individual national importance.

The Emergence of Cross-Border Regions between Canada and the United States

May 23, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Canada Institute
Jean-Pierre Voyer, André Downs, and Christian Boucher presented the main findings and the preliminary policy recommendations from their research project on “The Emergence of Cross-Border Regions between Canada and the United States.”
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Climate Change Politics in North America (Part One)

May 18, 2006 // 1:00pm5:30pm
Canada Institute
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and ECSP host a two-day conference in partnership with the University of New Hampshire to examine the rapidly evolving North American debate on climate change politics.

Competition or Cooperation for Energy: China and the North American Response

March 29, 2006 // 7:45am10:15am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and the China Environment Forum (CEF) hosted a panel discussion on the impact of China's energy needs on North America and the implications for North American policymaking.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Green Revolution in Cuba

March 17, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
At a screening of the unfinished documentary, The Green Revolution in Cuba, David Suzuki discusses the “true green revolution” that took place in Cuba, as well as the energy efficiency of consuming local food.
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NAFTA and the Future of Trade Governance

March 13, 2006 // 8:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Mexico Institute hosted a conference on the future of trade governance in North America. Louis Bélanger, a former public policy scholar at the Center, discussed his work on the efficiency and versatility of the cooperating mechanisms in the NAFTA, with other panelists addressing complimentary topics.
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Investing in the North American Electricity System

March 02, 2006 // 7:15am10:45am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute hosted a select group of Canadian and U.S. government and industry representatives to discuss the cross-border electricity market. This program considered policy, regulatory, and technical challenges for expanding electricity generation, transmission, and distribution in North America.

Woodrow Wilson Center Forum on NAFTA, Softwood, and U.S. Trade Policy

February 16, 2006 // 7:00am1:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and the U.S. Studies Program of the University of British Columbia co-hosted an invitation-only forum on "NAFTA, Softwood, and U.S. Trade Policy" in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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.

Building Partnerships to Reduce Forest Conflict

December 02, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Although not as valuable as some resources linked to conflict, such as diamonds and gold, timber's easy access, availability, and demand can make its trade troubling. Experts explore how best to identify and manage forest conflict.

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