6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Blurring Borders: National, Subnational, and Regional Orders in East Asia

June 01, 2015 // 9:15am — 3:30pm
In Japan and China, resurgent nationalism has reinforced the political importance of the region’s most powerful nation-states, fed international tensions in the region, and created additional challenges for U.S. policy.

Afghanistan’s Unsung Heroes: Reflections of Afghan Women Leaders and Implications for U.S. Policy

May 27, 2015 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
In Afghanistan, the future of women is highly uncertain. International troops have left the country, and Afghanistan’s new government is exploring the possibility of reconciliation talks with the Taliban. The new book Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders, by Sally L. Kitch, chronicles the stories of two Afghan professional women, Marzia Basel and Jamila Afghani, as they navigate both patriarchal culture and international intervention.

Urban Violence: Building Safe and Inclusive Cities in Latin America

May 13, 2015 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Join us for a panel discussion on policy options for building safe and inclusive cities in Latin America based on recent field research conducted in several major urban areas in the region.

The Sahel Beyond the Headlines: Population, Environment, and Security Dynamics

May 12, 2015 // 9:30am — 5:00pm
Speakers from the Sahel and US-based experts will engage in solutions-oriented policy dialogues that address demographic trends, reproductive health, food security, and peacebuilding. Additional cross-cutting themes throughout the discussion will include gender, youth, and health.

Is the United States at a Crossroads? Domestic and Global Dimensions

May 15, 2015 // 9:00am — 12:45pm
In this half-day conference, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and leading experts from journalism and academia discussed the role of the United States in the world today and the future of U.S. immigration policy.

Mexico's Midterm Elections and the Peña Nieto Administration

May 18, 2015 // 9:30am — 11:00am
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute was pleased to host an event on Mexico's 2015 midterm elections. On June 7, 2015, more than 86 million Mexicans will have the opportunity to elect 500 federal deputies, 17 state-level legislatures, 9 governors, and more than 300 mayors.

Mist of the Earth: Art and Sustainability

May 20, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On May 20, the Brazil Institute welcomes the "Mist of the Earth" art exhibit to Washington.

The Rule of Law in Brazil: Three Decades of Progress and Challenges

May 22, 2015 // 9:00am — 1:15pm
On May 22, the Brazil Institute of the Wilson Center hosted an all-day conference of experts to review progress and challenges in the building of the rule of law in Latin America’s largest democracy.

Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border

June 17, 2015 // 8:30am — 4:15pm
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, Border Trade Alliance, and the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos invite you to our second annual high-level "Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border" conference this year, focusing on improving border management in order to strengthen the competitiveness of both the United States and Mexico.

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