January 16, 2008 // 11:00am — 4:30pm
The Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America is meant to forge links between South American countries by integrating the transportation, energy, and telecommunications sectors. The full environmental and social impacts of IIRSA investments should be weighed against the need to promote the continent's economic development and reduce poverty.
Innovative Partnerships for Peace: The Role of Extractive Industries in Resource-Based Conflict Prevention and Mitigation
January 09, 2008 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists analyze existing frameworks for preventing resource-based conflict and present Latin American case studies in which extractive industry companies have attempted to promote peace and stability.
December 12, 2007 // 8:00am — 10:00am
China Environment Forum
Whether and how well China deals with its energy dilemmas will have deep consequences for the rest of the world, which has a large stake in its success.
December 11, 2007 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Panelists reviewed the potential implications of Canada's recent efforts to reassert its sovereignty over the country's northern territory on Canada-U.S. relations. They also assessed the potential security threats and economic opportunities that accompany the possibility of an ice-free Arctic.
November 09, 2007 // 7:00am — 1:00pm
This program, sponsored by Chevron and held in collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Energy Information, Global Public Affairs, and the Canadian Consulate General in San Francisco, sought to better understand the linkages between energy, the environment, and the economy.
October 29, 2007 // 7:30am — 5:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute's 2007 annual conference. This year's conference on Canadian foreign policy examined the proposition of Canada as an energy superpower.
October 02, 2007 // 8:30am — 4:30pm
The Canada Institute hosted an event with the Policy Research Initiative involving prominent academics, scientists and researches for a discussion on water, science, and policy.
August 23, 2007 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Global Europe Program
with Alberto Tonini, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; Assistant Professor of International History, University of Florence
May 23, 2007 // 8:00am — 3:00pm
This conference, in partnership with the Ottawa-based Public Policy Forum, explores the prospects of using the shared economic space of Canada and the U.S. as a platform to create a bilateral strategy to address climate change.
April 11, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
The Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims is the only environmental litigation NGO in China. Its legal advocacy empowers victims, and provides an important check on Chinese industries that pollute indiscriminately.