Programs

MENA Women's News Brief

July 29, 2015
The Middle East Program will send out the latest developments on women’s issues in the Middle East and North Africa region on a bi-weekly basis.

The Iran Nuclear Deal: The View from the Region

July 29, 2015 // 9:30am — 10:45am
Join us as four analysts and observers of Iran and Middle Eastern politics assess the state of the current deal, the implications of this accord and the consequences for the region.

Register for Turkey's New Role in the Fight Against ISIS: Game Changer?

July 30, 2015 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Join us BY PHONE as analysts and observers on the ground in Turkey assess the implications of Turkey’s moves for U.S. Syrian-Kurdish collaboration against ISIS, Turkey’s own domestic stability and prospects for government formation in Ankara.

Climate Change Adaptation and Population Dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for Policy Makers

July 28, 2015 // 9:00am — 4:00pm
On July 28, we bring to Washington top experts and policymakers from seminars in Colombia, Barbados, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Peru, to further broaden the dialogue about climate adaptation and population dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean; and to encourage the development of new policy and programmatic tools that help countries of the region meet the financial, organizational, and political challenges that climate change presents.

Teleconference: Obama in Africa

July 29, 2015 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Join us BY PHONE as analysts and observers on the ground assess the impact of President Obama's visit and the next steps for East Africa.

Human Security and Development in the Arctic

July 28, 2015 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Arctic is not empty; 4 million people make it their home. Rapid societal changes coupled with climate change have had a profound effect on local populations. Too often decisions about life in the Far North are made by people with no knowledge of Arctic culture or needs. Some countries have done a better job in human development than others. What works? What doesn’t?

Wilson Center Experts Provide Reaction and Analysis on the Iran Nuclear Deal

July 28, 2015

The following is a sampling of recent events, commentaries, and publications featuring the Center's expertise on the Iran nuclear deal. 

Does the ADA give the US moral legitimacy as a global disability rights leader?: The view from Russia and Ukraine

July 27, 2015 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Human Rights play an important role in US-Russia relations. Rarely, however, are disability rights included in discussions of human rights in Russia and Eastern Europe. What are the key issues facing people with disabilities in the region today?
U.S. President Barack Obama talks to journalists during a meeting with small business leaders to discuss the importance of the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, at the White House in Washington July 22, 2015. Obama on Wednesday urged lawmakers to renew the charter for the U.S. Export-Import Bank before leaving for an August break, telling reporters that small and large businesses alike have been hurt by the lapse in new loan guarantees and trade insurance. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Dissolving the Export-Import Bank will Hurt US-Africa Relations

July 27, 2015
"If not reversed, the Ex-Im Bank’s expiration will hurt U.S. economic relations with Africa, and undermine U.S. credibility in Africa, in three major ways," writes Monde Muyangwa.

Tehran’s Promise

July 27, 2015
"After decades of living in a pariah nation, Iranians seem to crave normalcy—but on their own terms. Figuring out their relationship with the outside world is a big part of the transition," writes Robin Wright.

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