June 15, 2010 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Developing Africa’s transportation, irrigation, communication, electric, and financial services infrastructure is key to unlocking Africa’s potential. Experts provided the most recent comprehensive assessment of Africa’s current and future infrastructure needs and the innovative strategy for developing regional corridors to facilitate trade and economic growth across Africa.
June 15, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:00am
John Marks, President and Founder, Search for Common Ground; John Siceloff, Executive Producer NOW on PBS, CEO of JumpStart Productions; Sylvia Vollenhoven, Knight Development Journalism Fellow,International Center for Journalists; Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program, Wilson Center (moderator)
June 14, 2010 // 1:30pm — 3:30pm
Jake Walter, Mozambique Country Director, TechnoServe; Ron Croushorn, Director of the Food Assistance Division for the Foreign Agriculture Service, USDA; J.B. Cordaro, Global Business Adviser, Mars, Inc.; Michael McBurney, Head of Scientific Affairs, DSM Nutritional Products Ltd.; Kate Houston, Director of Federal Government Relations, Cargill
May 25, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:30am
Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, WWICS; Frank Hagemann, Chief of Policy and Research, ILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labor (IPEC); Marcia Eugenio, Director of the Office of Child Labor and Trafficking, DOL/ILAB; Ed Potter, Director of Global Workplace Rights, Coca Cola; Ana Avendano, Special Assistant to the President Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO; Dr. Marty Otañez, Assistant Professor of Political Ecology, Anthropology Department, University of Colorado, Denver
May 20, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
As part of the Maternal Health Dialogue Series, experts discuss their experiences, and share lessons, challenges, and recommendations for improving transportation and referral for maternal health.
May 12, 2010 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Barney Pityana, Principle and Vice Chancelor, University of South Africa; Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program
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