Wilson Center News

Will US sanctions offer Venezuela's Maduro a helping hand?

Aug 31, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the US imposed visa bans on 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could strengthen Maduro's anti-US credentials.

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World Bank Announces New African HIV/AIDS ‘Agenda for Action'

May 16, 2008
May 2008 – New World Bank HIV/AIDS agenda shifts approach from emergency response financing to strategic, long-term programming.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Philippines: "Fishing For Families" Finds Integrated Population-Environment Programs More Effective

May 15, 2008
MAY 2008—Leona D'Agnes Presents New Report on Reproductive Health and Coastal Management at Wilson Center

EARTHQUAKE RELIEF DONATION INFORMATION

May 14, 2008
MAY 2008 - Lists of NGOs working on earthquake relief in Sichuan and how to donate

Can You Balance the Federal Budget?

May 14, 2008
While the candidates and pundits debate, go online and take control of the federal budget. American Public Media and the Wilson Center's Serious Games Initiative recently launched a new game, Budget Hero, to let people explore the impacts of some of the the most important policy issues facing our country.

Consultations on Fragile States To Be Launched

May 13, 2008
With the generous support of the Ford Foundation, the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity is launching a new initiative building on our Working Group on Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States.

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.