Past Events

Economic Reform and Ethnic Cooperation in Post-Soviet Latvia and Ukraine

September 15, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Stephen Bloom, Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of California-Los Angeles and EES Research Scholar

Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy: A Bait and Switch?

September 14, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Julie Mertus, Author of Bait and Switch; Tom Malinowski, Washington Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch
Webcast

Decision Time: Water Diversion Policy in the Great Lakes Basin

September 14, 2004 // 10:00am12:00pm
Canada Institute
This event launches the first publication in the Canada Institute's One Issue, Two Voices series, discussing of Annex 2001, an agreement to set a common standard between states and provinces for water diversion from the Great Lakes.

Congress and Healthcare Policy

September 13, 2004 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with James C. Capretta, managing director, Wexler Walker Group; former Associate Director for Human Resources, Office of Management and Budget (2001-04); Elizabeth Fowler, Minority Chief Counsel for Health, Senate Finance Committee; Sorina Vlaicu, Assistant Professor of Health Policy, University of Western Ontario; Kate Schuler, Health Reporter Congressional Quarterly

Transatlantic Homeland Security Conference

September 13, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Global Europe Program
Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge gave the following keynote address during a two-day conference, "Transatlantic Relations: How Do We Make the UN and Multilateralism Effective?" Hosted by the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS, the Luxembourg University Center, the Geneva Graduate Institute of International Studies and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the conference focused on multilateralism mechanisms to fight terror and address global and strategic challenges.

The Crisis in Transatlantic Relations

September 11, 2004 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program

Book Launch--Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe

September 08, 2004 // 4:00pm6:00pm
International Security Studies
with speaker and author Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard University

Nationalism after Communism: Lessons Learned

September 08, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Chair, Romanian Academic Society, Bucharest

The Future of the Poor, Illiterate, and Marginalized Populations

September 08, 2004 // 4:30am6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Rajan Gupta, a theoretical physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, described his plan for reducing global poverty by improving education, health care, economic opportunities, the environment, security, and governance. He highlighted the relationship between reducing global poverty and strengthening global stability, noting that the poor remained especially susceptible to recruitment by criminal and terrorist groups. He called for a quicker and more significant transfer of knowledge and resources from developed countries to alleviate the problems of the poor.

CANCELLED--Al Qaeda's European Front: 3/11 and its Implications

September 07, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
This event has been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled and a mailing will be sent out with the new date.

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