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A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate Change

Apr 20, 2015
“A New Climate for Change: Taking Action on Climate Change and Fragility Risk,” is the name of an independent report commissioned by G7 members. The report says that climate change is “a global threat to security” and goes on to suggest that “we must act quickly to limit future risks to the planet we share and the to the peace we seek.” We spoke to one of the report’s contributing authors to learn more about the challenges presented. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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Piotr Galitzine and Sarah Carey Honored at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Awards Dinner

Nov 03, 2010
On Wednesday, October 27, 2010, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Kennan Institute honored Piotr Galitzine, Chairman, TMK IPSCO, and the late Sarah Carey, former Chair, Eurasia Foundation at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Awards Dinner to benefit the Center's Kennan Institute.

Professor Liang Congjie, founder of Friends of Nature, passed away at 78

Oct 28, 2010
Professor Liang died of undisclosed illness on October 28th in Beijing

Wilson Center to Host Book Launch for Washington's U Street

Oct 25, 2010
A new book by Blair Ruble, Washington's U Street: A Biography, probes the history of Washington's U Street neighborhood, a hub of African American culture for more than a century. Come celebrate the first comprehensive book on this robustly diverse neighborhood at a book launch on November 2 at the Wilson Center, featuring a lively discussion and live jazz.

Spring 2011 CWIHP Internship Opportunities

Oct 25, 2010
Application Deadline: Monday, 15 November 2010

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.