Past Events

Seminar "Opportunities and Challenges to Bring Latin America and Asia Closer"

May 31, 2004 // 9:00am6:00pm
On May 31, 2004, the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center, the Fundación Okita, the Gino Germani Institute of the University of Buenos Aires and the IDB-INTAL (Buenos Aires office) co-sponsored the seminar "Opportunities and Challenges to Bring Latin America and Asia Closer," held in Buenos Aires. This meeting aimed at bringing academics, specialists, diplomats, and public officials from both regions together to discuss issues related to integration, commerce, and the possibilities for collaboration between the two regions.

Live Webcast: Advancing Human Rights Under Adverse Conditions

May 28, 2004 // 10:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
A Director's Forum with Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Winner; Iranian human rights lawyer.

Film -- Embedded in Baghdad

May 27, 2004 // 5:00pm6:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
The Canada Institute and the Conflict Prevention Project hosted a viewing of “Embedded in Baghdad” with Canadian documentary filmmaker Alexandre Trudeau, who spent 40 days embedded with an Iraqi family before, during, and after the fall of Baghdad in the spring of 2003.

Post-Khatami Iran

May 27, 2004 // 8:30am2:00pm
Middle East Program
This event is co-Sponsored with The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University.

CANCELLED Securing Peace in Mindanao: Resolving the Roots of Conflict

May 26, 2004 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
CANCELLED Richard Solomon, President, United States Institute of Peace and former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Ambassador to the Philippines; Carolyn Arguillas, Chairperson, Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center; Randolf David, Professor, Sociology Department, University of the Philippines; Michael Mastura, President, Sultan Kudarat Islamic Academy Foundation; Steven Muncy, Executive Director, Community and Family Services International; Moderator: G. Eugene Martin, Executive Director, Philippine Facilitation Project, United States Institute of Peace

The Conflict-Development Nexus: Exploring the Potential of Youth in Regions Emerging from Conflict

May 26, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Neema Mgana, Founder, African Regional Youth Initiative and Program Director of the youth component, American Friends Service Committee's Africa Initiative; Patricia Langan, Program Director, International Youth Foundation's employment center; and Michael Shipler, Children and Youth Division Coordinator, Search for Common Ground.

Book Launch -- Post-Soviet Women Encountering Transition

May 25, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Kathleen Kuehnast, Research Associate, Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, The George Washington University; former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute; and member, Kennan Institute Advisory Council; Carol Nechemias, Associate Professor of Public Policy, The Pennsylvania State University

UNEP Post-Conflict Assessments: New Tool in Improving the Environment in Post-Conflict Countries

May 25, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Environmental damage sustained during conflict poses serious health threats to the population and prevents nations from recovering. Pekka Haavisto speaks about the history and role of post-conflict environmental assessments.

Power, Wealth, and Identity in Contemporary Russia

May 24, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Peter Stavrakis, Professor of Political Science, National Defense University; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Vermont; and former Deputy Director and Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Book Launch--State Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century

May 21, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
International Security Studies
With author/speaker Francis Fukuyama, Bernard L Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

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