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Help or Hinder? The AIIB and Outlook for Asian Development

September 11, 2015 // 10:30am — 12:15pm
The Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has the potential not only to redefine the role that Beijing plays in development assistance, but also in shaping the organizational structure and governance of international financial institutions at large in the future.

The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit One Year On: Progress, Challenges, and the Way Forward for Economic Relations

September 10, 2015 // 1:45pm — 3:30pm
Please join the Wilson Center Africa Program and Brown Capital Management on 10 September 2015 for the launch of the Brown Capital Africa Forum featuring a high-level panel discussion on The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit One Year On: Progress, Challenges, and the Way Forward for Economic Relations.

Second Annual North American Energy Forum

September 17, 2015 // 9:00am — 4:00pm
The Mexico and Canada Institutes of the Woodrow Wilson Center are pleased to invite you to the Second Annual North American Energy Forum, featuring keynote speaker Mexican Under-Secretary of Energy for Electricity, Cesar Hernández Ochoa.

A Prescription for a Secure Pakistan: Why Health is Vital for National Security and Economic Development

September 09, 2015 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
This event will address Pakistan’s health challenges, with emphasis on maternal and child health and malnutrition, and highlight the implications for stability and economic growth. It will also discuss the Pakistani government’s responses and U.S. government assistance programs for Pakistan’s health sector.

Luncheon Address by Chairman Kim Moo-Sung

July 27, 2015 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Rep. Kim Moo-Sung, Chairman of the Korean Saenuri Party (New Frontier Party) addressed a luncheon of invited experts and distinguished guests and discussed the US-ROK alliance and national unification on the occasion of the sixty-second anniversary of the Korean War armistice.

The Origins of China's "Reform and Opening-up" and High-level Politics

November 02, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:30am
It has long been assumed that China’s “Reform and Opening-up” started in 1978 when the Third plenum of the 11th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party was convened. In actuality, reform measures were initiated in 1977. In 1977, to promote reform, China’s top leadership made the decision to import advanced foreign technology and equipment. In this sense, reform was stimulated by opening-up.

The Iran Nuclear Deal: The View from the Region

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

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.

The National Idea in Russia and China: Русский Мир? 中国特色?

July 23, 2015 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
Challenges in U.S. relations with great powers such as China and Russia derive not only from divergent national interests, but from distinct conceptions of nationhood, sovereignty, and modernity. Americans must therefore consider not only what the United States would like Russia and China to do, but how Chinese and Russians see themselves, one another, and the wider world, including the United States.

Making Food Safe and Sustainable in China

July 28, 2015 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
The leading source of water pollution in China is not industry or municipal waste, rather the country’s vast agricultural sector—pesticide and fertilizer runoff from fields and animal waste from industrial-scale farms.

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