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Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace

June 28, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Co-authors of the new Worldwatch report, Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace, presented some of their main findings on how natural disasters in conflict zones can foster or hinder peace.
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The State of the World's Population: Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth

June 27, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Is urbanization really bad?, asks George Martine, lead author of the UN Population Fund's recent report.
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Conference – Immigrant Integration in the 21st Century: The Role of Immigrants in American Society

June 05, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Co-sponsored by the Merage Foundation for the American Dream and the Wilson Center's Comparative Urban Studies Project, the Divisison of United States Studies, and the Latin American Program.

Housing for the Urban Poor

May 22, 2007 // 1:00pm4:00pm
Rose Molokoane, Slum Dwellers International, South Africa; Farouk Tebbal, Habitat/Cities Alliance; Eduardo Rojas, InterAmerican Development Bank;Diana Mitlin, IIED.

Innovations in Urban Development: Lessons from Brazil

May 17, 2007 // 10:30am12:30pm
Teresa Caldeira, Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkeley; Marcia Leite Arieira,Senior Social Development Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank; Bryan McCann, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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Urban Health in Asia: Growing Needs and Challenges Among the Poorest Populations

May 10, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Panelists discuss the rapid state of urbanization and the health status of the urban poor in Asia and, specifically, in India, where the urban population is projected to expand from 328 to 550 million by 2026, and the urban poor are currently estimated at between 80 and 100 million.

Strategies to Promote Gender Equity in Developing Countries: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities

April 26, 2007 // 8:30am1:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center International Center for Scholars and the Inter-American Foundation are pleased to present a half-day conference to share perspectives, experiences, and lessons regarding the best ways to promote gender equity and increase development effectiveness

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