Programs

Seguridad Ciudadana en México

October 28, 2014 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
Taller sobre seguridad ciudadana en México organizado por el Woodrow Wilson Center, la Coorporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) y el Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Earth Day: Discussing the World's Megatrends and the Responses They Need

April 22, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
A number of major long term trends (megatrends) will have significant impacts on society. This seminar will look at three major trends and discuss how government, business and civil society can be best prepare and respond to these trends.

Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution 2015-16

April 15, 2015
Kennan Institute is pleased to announce the 2015 competition for the Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution.

China's Foreign Policy in a New Era of Sino-Latin American Relations

March 24, 2015 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, and China Environment Forum, in collaboration with the Institute of the Americas, are pleased to invite you to a seminar exploring China’s evolving political engagement with Latin America.

Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution

April 15, 2015
Kennan Institute is pleased to announce the 2015 competition for the Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution.

Integrating Mental Health into Maternal Health Programs

April 09, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Perinatal common mental health disorders (PCMDs), like maternal depression, are among the most prevalent health problems in pregnancy. Addressing mental health concerns could play an important role in achieving the proposed Sustainable Development Goals, but remains conspicuous by its absence in large-scale global maternal health programs.

A Global Problem: the European Parliament’s Effort to Combat Tax Inversion

April 08, 2015 // 2:00pm — 3:00pm
Legislators on both sides of the Atlantic have expressed growing concern about tax inversion and its impact on both investment and tax revenues. In recent years, the practice has been the subject of heated public debate both in the US and in the European Union. In February 2015, following public and political interest in advanced tax ruling practices in Member States, the European Parliament set up the TAXE committee. Alain Lamassoure, Chairman of the TAXE committee, will speak about this unique initiative of the European Parliament and of the need of transatlantic cooperation in this field.

Broken Landscape: India’s Energy-Water Choke Point

April 01, 2015
Across the planet, two fundamental human needs --- energy and water --- often find themselves on a collision course. A new documentary looks at one such choke point in India, where coal mining and its negative environmental impact on water is the source of a regulatory battle with significant implications. We spoke with the filmmaker to learn more about this complex clash of needs. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

South Asia Consultation on Maternal Health: Regional Dialogue and Way Forward

March 31, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
In early February, the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative joined Oxfam India , CARE Bangladesh, and epidemiologists, amongst others in Kathmandu, Nepal, for a two-day, regional workshop on maternal health. Please join us on March 31st to continue the discussion about how best to improve results in this complex, critical part of the world.

Security Policy in Sinai: Common Interests or a Collective Failure?

April 08, 2015 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Ismail Alexandrani will discuss the Egyptian army’s security policy in the Sinai Peninsula. He will present the view from the ground based on field investigations and sociological research.

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