U.S. Politics Events

Climate Change: An Opportunity for a Bi-Lateral Approach

May 23, 2007 // 8:00am3:00pm
Canada Institute
This conference, in partnership with the Ottawa-based Public Policy Forum, explores the prospects of using the shared economic space of Canada and the U.S. as a platform to create a bilateral strategy to address climate change.

Congress and America's Future in Space: Pie in the Sky or National Imperative?

May 14, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Chuck Atkins, Chief of Staff to the House Committee on Science and Technology under Chairman Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.); Lori B. Garver, former NASA Associate Administrator; Howard E. McCurdy, Professor and Chair, School of Public Affairs, American University; Marc Kaufman, staff writer, Washington Post

Special Briefing for the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water Supply and Sanitation

May 08, 2007 // 8:30am9:45am
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP organizes a special briefing for the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water Supply and Sanitation to offer perspectives on U.S.-based efforts on global water supply and sanitation services.

Implementation of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005

April 23, 2007 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Signed into law in December 2005, the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act calls for the United States and 185 other nations to fulfill their joint commitment to one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG): to halve the percentage of people without access to safe water and sanitation by 2015.

Saltwater Neighbors: The Law and Politics of the Canada-U.S. Ocean Relationship

April 10, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Canada Institute
Ted McDorman discusses his research examining maritime legal disputes between Canada and the United States.
Webcast

U.S. Energy Security and Oil Revenue Transparency

March 21, 2007 // 2:30pm6:00pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program, Global Witness, and the offices of Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) and Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) co-host a comprehensive program to explore the issue of oil revenue transparency and how it relates to U.S. energy security.

Congress and the Immigration Dilemma: Is a Solution in Sight?

March 12, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Congress Project
Congressman Howard Berman (D-Calif.); Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa); Professor Daniel Tichenor, Rutgers University; Gail Russell Chaddock, Christian Science Monitor

Is National Health Care Next?

March 10, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project

Congressional Ethics Enforcement: Is Congress Fulfilling Its Constitutional Role?

January 16, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
Former Congressman Robert L. Livingston, Jr. (R-La.); former Congressman Louis Stokes (D-Ohio); Professor Dennis Thompson of Harvard University; and Karen Tumulty of Time Magazine.

Opening Day of New Congress

January 04, 2007 // 10:00am1:00pm
Congress Project
Lecture followed by viewing C-SPAN coverage

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