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National Urban Policy: Is a New Day Dawning?

January 25, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Mercedes Marquez, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning & Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; William Barnes, Director, Emerging Issues, National League of Cities; Joshua Sapotichne, Professor of Political Science, Michigan State University; Michael Fletcher, Staff Writer, The Washington Post

Pathways to Peace: Stories of Environment, Health, and Conflict

January 13, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Practitioners and experts highlight work that demonstrates the positive impact multi-dimensional development and peacebuilding programs can have on environmental conflict arenas.

Resolving Natural Resource Conflicts:A Path to Development and Peace

January 13, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Experts discuss how a focus on natural resources, especially water, can bring broader peace to areas of conflict in the panel co-hosted by the Wilson Center on the Hill, ECSP, and the Fetzer Institute.

The Road to Rio: Cultural Diversity & Identity in Cities; Governance & Participation

January 06, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Moderator Richard Stren, Emeritus Professor and Former Director, Department of Political Science and Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto; Brian English, CHF Country Director, India; Mario E Martín, Rector, CEDAC, Centro de Diseño, Arquitectura y Construcción, Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Afeefa Syeed; Senior Culture and Development Adviser, Asia and Middle East Bureaus, U.S. Agency for International Development; Brian Wampler, Professor of Political Science, Boise State University
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Housing the U.S. Government in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

December 09, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Stephen T. Ayers, AIA, LEED AP, Acting Architect of the Capitol & Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Architect of the Capitol, Todd DeGarmo, FAIA, Chief Executive Officer, STUDIOS Architecture, Robert Ivy, FAIA, Editor in Chief, Architectural Record, Roger K. Lewis, FAIA, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland School of Architecture, Columnist, The Washington Post, Christine W. McEntee, Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, American Institute of Architects, Robert Peck, Commissioner, Public Buildings Services, U.S. General Services Administration, Valerie Santos, Deputy Mayer, Planning & Economic Development, Washington, D.C., Leslie Shepherd, Chief Architect, U.S. General Services Administration
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The Road to Rio: Equal Access to Urban Land & Shelter

November 20, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Steve Asare Akuffo, 2nd Vice President, Ghana Housing Finance Association, Mohamed El-Sioufi, Chief, Shelter Branch, UN-HABITAT, Milton Funes, Country Director, CHF International, Janice Perlman, Founder and President, Mega-Cities Project
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The America's Energy Coast Policy Forum

November 04, 2009 // 8:00am11:00am
The second America's Energy Coast Policy Forum focuses on the long-term sustainability of America’s Energy Coast.
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The Road to Rio: The Right to the City: Bridging the Urban Divide

October 08, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Ana Marie Argilagos, Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary Donovan, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; Robert Buckley, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation; Mathew Chandy, Senior Urban Adviser, CHF International; Celine D'Cruz, Coordinator, Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI) and Associate Director, Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC), Mumbai
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The World's Cities: Mapping Urban Growth in Developing Countries

August 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
The United Nations estimates that an additional 3 billion urban dwellers will be added to the world's population by 2050. Experts discuss land-use patterns and demographic research.
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Hunger Pains: Pakistan's Food Insecurity

June 03, 2009 // 8:45am4:00pm
Nearly half of Pakistan's population is food insecure, while hunger and malnutrition-related disease are widespread. Conference participants discuss the magnitude and manifestations of Pakistan's food insecurity, identify its possible causes, and consider ways forward.

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