May 06, 2010 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Population, health, and environment expert Irene Kitzantides discusses her time in Rwanda as a USAID Global Health Fellow. She emphasizes the importance of community-based approaches; the advantages of integrating cross-cutting activities at the outset; and the need for strong monitoring and evaluation systems to measure outcomes.
May 05, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
China's modernization and new industrial revolution has led to a growing quest for energy and raw materials in Africa, Latin America and Australia, which has intensified over the last decade. The country has been continuously expanding its foreign investment horizons, and has become the world's leading exporter of capital. What are the realities and myths of China's overseas economic activities and how should America respond to China's "Going Global" policy in trade and investment?
April 29, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
OB/GYNs from Nigeria, Pakistan, and Chad offer strategies to overcome the significant cultural and financial barriers facing family planning in fragile states.
Policy Lessons from India, Brazil, and South Africa on Development and Implementation of National Plans of Action on Elimination of Child Labor
April 19, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Mallikarjun Kharge, Minister of Labor and Employment, India; Carlos Roberto Lupi, Minister of Labor and Employment, Brazil; Membathisi Mdladlana, Minister of Labor, South Africa; Kailash Satyarthi, Chair, Global March Against Child Labor, President Global Campaign for Education, Co Chair- 1Goal Campaign
April 09, 2010 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Alan Doss, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Nations
April 09, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:30am
Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State; Ruth B. Cowan, Filmmaker; Moderator Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program
March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.
March 02, 2010 // 8:00am — 12:00pm
John Sewell, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Ann Tutwiler, US Department of Agriculture; Mima Nedelcovych, Schaeffer Global Group (moderator); Paul Jourdan, South African Regional Spatial Development Program; Vivien Foster, World Bank; Bill Lane, Caterpillar; Aly Abou-Sabaa, Director, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, African Development Bank; Katrin Kuhlmann, German Marshall Fund of the U.S. (moderator); Lynette Chen, NEPAD Business Foundation; Charlotte Hebebrand, International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council; Julie Howard, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
February 05, 2010 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Shirin Moayyad, Director of Coffee Purchasing, Peet's Coffee and Tea; David Browning, Senior Vice President, Coffee Initiative, Technoserve; Julie A. Howard, Executive Director, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
February 04, 2010 // 9:00am — 12:15am
John Kasaona, Assistant Director, Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC). Presenter at this year's TED conference in California. Patricia Skyer, Team Leader for Conservation Partnerships for Sustainability in Southern Africa (COPASSA), WWF in Namibia