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Health and Harmony: Population, Health, and Environment in Indonesia

September 29, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Borneo’s Gunung Palung National Park is a microcosm of both the island’s ecological wealth and vulnerability. More than half of the park is undisturbed forest; the remainder, however, “is being torn down day after day” at an alarming rate, said Health in Harmony’s Nichol Simpson at an event on integrated approaches to population, health, and environment (PHE) programs in Indonesia.
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Japan's Peace Constitution at 65: Time for a Change?

September 22, 2011 // 3:00pm5:30pm
An event examining efforts to revise and reinterpret the Japanese constitution's "war renouncing" Article 9.
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Perfect Storm? Population Pressures, Natural Resource Constraints, and Climate Change in Bangladesh

September 19, 2011 // 1:30pm5:30pm
Few nations are more at risk from climate change’s destructive effects than Bangladesh.
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A Changing North Korea? A Trip Report

September 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
The North Korea International Documentation Project and the Korea Economic Institute of America will co-host a briefing on the recent trip of a group of U.S.-based scholars of modern Korean politics and history to North Korea.
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Book Launch: Water: Asia's New Battleground

September 12, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Brahma Chellaney, one of India's most prominent strategists, discusses the threat posed by water tensions in Asia.
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Book Launch – Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself

September 07, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Washington Post correspondent Pamela Constable weighs in on why Pakistan cannot curb the appeal of radical Islam.

Collaboration with Taiwan to Address Regional Environmental Challenges

August 11, 2011 // 10:30am11:30am
Come join the Wilson Center's China Environment Forum and Asia Program for a conversation with Taiwan's Minister of Environmental Protection, Dr. Stephen Shu-Hung Shen, to learn about work the EPA and Taiwan have been doing since 2010 to engage regional partners to advance global capacity in the remediation of contaminated sites, e-waste recycling and management, and reduction of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from ports.
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Book Launch: Afghanistan and Pakistan: Conflict, Extremism, and Resistance to Modernity

July 27, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Riaz Mohammad Khan, a former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and Pakistani foreign secretary, discusses his new book, a study of the Afghanistan conflict from Pakistan's point of view.
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The State of the U.S.-Pakistan Relationship: A Discussion with Pervez Musharraf

July 21, 2011 // 11:00am12:00pm
Pervez Musharraf, a former president of Pakistan, offers his take on Pakistan's relations with the U.S.
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Southeast Asia: A New Security Arena Takes Shape

July 20, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Marvin Ott discusses the increasingly tense security environment in Southeast Asia.

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