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Mexico Seeks to Empower Women in Politics-The Expert Take

Jul 10, 2014
In addition to the well-touted economic reforms passed recently, this year Mexico approved a political reform package that, among other things, includes new measures aimed to ensure the greater participation of women in politics. The law now requires gender parity, which means that at least fifty percent of the candidates fielded by a political party in either federal or state legislative elections must be female. This begs the question as to whether there are enough women in the ranks to step up to the plate.

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The University of Maryland Dedicates New Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies

Oct 11, 2006
A generous gift from Wilson Center Chairman Joseph Gildenhorn and his wife Alma has enabled the creation of the Gildenhorn Institute and the expansion of Middle East programming at the University of Maryland.

Ma Jun, Long-term Participant in CEF Projects, Launches China's First Public Database of Nationwide Water Pollution

Oct 11, 2006
OCTOBER 2006--A tool for increasing transparency on water pollution, Ma Jun's new database is revealed

Call for Papers: International Development Assistance in the Post-Soviet Space

Oct 11, 2006
The Kennan Institute is accepting applications for the 2007 Title VIII Research Workshop Series on "International Development Assistance in the Post-Soviet Space." The Workshop Series is designed to serve as a forum in which junior scholars (pre-tenure), who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, from a variety of disciplines discuss different aspects of development assistance programs, share research findings, and provide policy recommendations. Applications are due on January 1, 2007

President Bush Reappoints Joseph B. Gildenhorn Chairman of Wilson Center

Oct 10, 2006
Wilson Center President and Director Lee Hamilton announces the reappointment of the Honorable Joseph B. Gildenhorn to another six-year term as chairman of its Board of Trustees

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.