Trade and Development Events
March 13, 2006 // 8:00am — 11:00am
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.
March 02, 2006 // 7:15am — 10:45am
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.
February 16, 2006 // 7:00am — 1:00pm
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.
February 06, 2006 // 10:15am — 1:00pm
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.
December 02, 2005 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
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.
October 17, 2005 // 8:15am — 11:30am
At the 4th Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues, "Discovering the Possibilities for North American Petroleum Production" participants addressed the outlook for non-traditional sources of energy in North America, with a specific focus on Canada's oil sands.
September 14, 2005 // 8:30am — 2:30pm
A half-day conference examining the legacy of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, and assessing ways to ensure that AGOA's potential is fully realized. Video of this event is available here.
September 12, 2005 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
A special panel discussion moderated by Peter McPherson to mark the release of the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa -- Resources for the Future report: Investing in Africa's Future: U.S. Agricultural DevelopmentAssistance for Sub-Saharan Africa. download the Executive Summary.
June 15, 2005 // 5:00am — 6:00am
The Canada Institute and Canada25 hosted a roundtable discussion on Canada-U.S. trade policy in which speakers addressed the current challenges for policymakers on both sides of the border.
June 10, 2005 // 8:00am — 11:00am
The Canada Institute and Program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy hosted a roundtable discussion on the response of Canada and the United States to China's growing role in the global competition for commodities.