July 07, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On July 7, 2015, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a discussion on what many see as a tarnished "Brand Africa." Ms. Florizelle Liser, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa; Ambassador Donald Gips, Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group; Mr. Omoyele Sowore, Founder of Sahara Reporters; and Ms. Valentina Saltane, Private Sector Development Specialist at the World Bank Group, offered a frank discussion on misconceptions about Africa and solutions for realigning these perceptions with reality.
July 07, 2015 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Oxfam Mexico recently issued a study on Mexico's inequality and its policy implications, and the study's findings will be presented and discussed at this forum on July 7, 9-11am.
July 06, 2015 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
China Environment Forum
Join CEF for a meeting with Chinese NGOs that are at the forefront of the fight against environmental degradation and poverty in Western China
July 01, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:00am
In this phone conference, three experts on Greek and international economics discuss the potential collapse of the Greek economy and the implications for the European Union and global economy.
June 30, 2015 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Global Europe Program
This talk uses the case of Jewish urbanization in the nineteenth century to discuss some of the ways religious leaders and communities engage with the fear and possibility presented by modernity. What are the political implications for theological and cultural nostalgia? Can we understand why some responses are more violent than others? Is there anything to be done about it?
June 30, 2015 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
The Maidan revolution was launched to ensure that Ukraine could make its European choice. Political rhetoric aside, what are Ukraine’s true prospects for success and how much assistance is the West really prepared to offer? In discussing these issues, the panelists offered their impressions from recent visits to Ukraine and on-going discussions with leading European policymakers.
June 29, 2015 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to an event on NAFTA and the Mexican economy. Jaime Serra Puche will present his book NAFTA and the Building of a Region. An Essay from the Mexican Perspective and Lucy Conger will present her paper on Mexican competitiveness, with commentary by Amb. Carla A. Hills.
June 29, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:30am
The ongoing conflict in Ukraine affects the prospects for peace and general cooperation in the region and far beyond. One such area to consider is what impact the conflict will have on the future of the Arctic. Is there an agenda and, if so, the necessary political will for continued Russia-West cooperation in this theatre? What would such cooperation look like and what are the consequences if it fails to materialize?
June 26, 2015 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Since President Lyndon B. Johnson created the USAID population program in 1965, it has evolved in tandem with the global discourse on population and demography. “The agency’s family planning program is as relevant today as it ever was, and is necessary,” said Jennifer Adams, deputy assistant administrator of the U.S. Agency of International Development’s Bureau for Global Health. The bureau houses the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, which implements U.S. development and relief efforts to expand access to modern contraceptives, fight HIV/AIDS, reduce unsafe abortions, and protect the health of women and children.
June 26, 2015 // 9:30am — 11:00am
Together with the University of San Diego's Justice in Mexico program, the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will host a panel discussion to examine current efforts to implement the new criminal justice reforms.