Dec 09, 2002
Marking the 10th anniversary of this historic agreement, the Wilson Center convened a two-day conference to assess the impact of NAFTA, the lessons the agreement may hold for deepening North American ties and future trade agreements, and the international effort to “get globalization right.”
Dec 08, 2002
A new Ipsos-Reid poll conducted on behalf of the Wilson Center for the NAFTA at 10 conference held here Monday and Tuesday, shows that at the 10th anniversary of the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement, half (48%) of Americans say that their country has been a winner as a result of the agreement. This compares to the views of Canadians (38%) and Mexicans (30%) on how their own country has fared with regard to NAFTA .
Dec 02, 2002
12/02/02--Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, spoke briefly with staff and scholars at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on December 2.
Dec 02, 2002
The UN Secretary-General briefly addressed some 100 Wilson Center staff and scholars Monday on a few issues he considers crucially important for international peace and security. He then met with four of the Center’s program directors on globalization issues, water diplomacy, legacies of the Cold War, and non-proliferation.
Dec 01, 2002
The People's Republic of China has a new leader. In what was a peaceful succession, Hu Jintao assumed the role of general secretary of the Communist Party after Jiang Zemin stepped down during the 16th Party Congress in Beijing in November. Two Wilson Center Fellows discuss the transition.