Trade and Development Events

Webcast

Dire Strait? Energy Security in the Strait of Malacca

November 14, 2006 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Foreign Policy magazine recently designated the Strait of Malacca as one of the world's five top global chokepoints. This narrow waterway, which divides Indonesia's Sumatra Island and western Malaysia, is a hub of global trade, including large percentages of Northeast Asia's oil and liquid natural gas. There is concern, however, that piracy and terrorism may jeopardize the safe transport of these energy needs.

China: NAFTA's Fourth Partner

October 23, 2006 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Canada Institute
Panelists at this event analyzed the growing presence of China in the North American market as well as the response of each of the NAFTA members to this competitive challenge.

What Can a New Central European Free Trade Agreement Do for the Western Balkans?

September 20, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Franjo Stiblar, WWICS Public Policy Scholar

Cross-Border Forum on Agricultural Interdependence:Challenges and Opportunities

June 29, 2006 // 8:30am12:00pm
Canada Institute
This Cross-Border Forum on Agricultural Interdependence discussion focused on the outlook for farm policy, regulatory convergence, food safety standards, and overall competitiveness in the North American agricultural market, with a particular focus on the livestock and oilseeds industries.
Webcast

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.”
Webcast

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.
Webcast

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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