6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Swiss Day: Can Central Banks Save the Global Economy?

The 2nd Annual Swiss Day marks the ongoing collaboration of the Wilson Center’s Global Europe Program and the Europa Institut at the University of Zurich.

International Implications of Cooperation in the Petrobras Corruption Scandal Investigations

The international ramifications of the multibillion dollar corruption scandal involving state oil giant Petrobras and companies and business executives from Brazil and elsewhere have slowly emerged since the beginning of the investigations led by Brazilian authorities in March 2014.  Earlier this year Petrobras informed shareholders that the company is under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for potential violations of securities laws, and by the U.S. Department of Justice, under the Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA). Early last month, U.S.

Anti-Corruption Policies in Ukraine: Successes and Setbacks

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Endemic corruption in Ukraine was one of the triggers of the Euromaidan protests and promises to combat it propelled a new generation of political activists into the government. Ukraine recently passed a series of anti-corruption laws and established new agencies to combat corruption. Will these steps lead to appreciable improvements or are they just lip service to a dissatisfied public and demanding international community?

Soviet Occupation of Romania, Hungary, and Austria 1944-1949

Soviet Occupation of Romania, Hungary, and Austria 1944/45–1948/49, Csaba Békés, László Borhi, Peter Ruggenthaler, Ottmar Trasca (Eds.) Central European University Press, Budapest – New York, 2015

The Asia-Pacific Rebalance, National Security, and Climate Change (Report Launch)

Opening Remarks:

Caitlin Werrell, Co-Founder and Director, Center for Climate and Security 


Admiral Samuel Locklear III, USN (Ret.), Former Commander of U.S. Pacific Command; Contributing Author

Sherri Goodman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership; Former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Environmental Security)

2015 Korea Global Forum

This signature event hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Korean Ministry of Unification, and Kyungnam University will explore possible political, security, and economic impacts of Korean unification on relations with the United States and on Northeast Asia.
9:30 - 9:45 - Opening Ceremony
Welcoming Remarks: Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
Opening Remarks: Jae Kyu Park, President, Kyungnam University

Security Challenges in East Asia

The National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP) in collaboration with the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States and Asia Program invite you to a public briefing on Security Challenges in East Asia based on recent high-level meetings in Taipei, Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo.

Turning the Page: De-Sovietization and Cultural Reforms in Ukraine

In the aftermath of the Euromaidan, Ukrainian leaders have addressed the remnants of the country's totalitarian past by pursuing de-sovietization and cultural diplomacy projects. The speakers will address the effectiveness of these cultural reforms and the extent to which they align with the country's political and economic goals.

Canada- US Health Summit Breakout Session 2b

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 -
10:30 to 11:45
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
Canada Institute

Canada- US Health Summit Breakout 1a

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 -
09:00 to 10:15
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
Canada Institute