Past Events

NASA’s New Horizons: Innovation, Collaboration and Accomplishment in Science and Technology

July 15, 2015 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
With the NASA New Horizons spacecraft on its final approach to its primary target - the icy dwarf planet Pluto - now is the perfect time to reflect on some of the knowledge we've already gained from the mission, and to anticipate the new discoveries that are waiting to be made.
Webcast

The Right IDEA: Engaging Decisionmakers on Family Planning in the Post-2015 World

July 15, 2015 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Just a few years ago, progress on global family planning and reproductive health policy seemed to be stuck in a rut. “For 20 years, development money for health had been directed to fight HIV and poverty, and as a result, momentum, interest, and funding for family planning had dwindled,” said Susan Rich, vice president of global partnerships for the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), at the Wilson Center on July 15. “Unmet need for family planning was high all over the world, but especially in Africa.”
Webcast

Restoring Hope and Dignity: New Developments and Best Practices in Addressing Maternal Morbidities

July 14, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Obstetric fistula and pelvic organ prolapse are two common maternal morbidities that impact thousands of women in developing countries each year but are often overshadowed by maternal mortalities.
Webcast

Jordan and the Challenges of Confronting ISIS Next Door

July 14, 2015 // 9:00am10:00am
Middle East Program
On July 14, a conversation took place on the internal developments in Jordan since the onset of the Arab Spring. Panelists addressed how the civil war in Syria and the rise of ISIS has affected Jordan. They also discussed Jordan’s policy options and the prospect of a buffer zone.
Webcast

Middle East Energy: Beyond an Iran Nuclear Deal

July 09, 2015 // 10:30am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Iran hopes that the pending nuclear framework agreement will lead to much needed foreign investment in its oil and gas sector. Insofar as eased sanctions permit, billions of dollars will be needed to reverse production declines and re-establish production growth. How realistic are Iran’s aspirations to attract such investment, and what increased production and exports can be reasonably expected over the near to medium term?

CANCELLED: The Iran Negotiations: Is this Really the End Game?

July 08, 2015 // 11:00am12:15pm
Middle East Program
Iran and six major powers will keep negotiating past Tuesday's deadline for a long-term nuclear agreement. We will postpone this event on Wednesday, July 8 until a deal is announced.
Webcast

"Brand Africa"- Separating Myth From Reality

July 07, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
On July 7, 2015, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a discussion on what many see as a tarnished "Brand Africa." Ms. Florizelle Liser, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa; Ambassador Donald Gips, Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group; Mr. Omoyele Sowore, Founder of Sahara Reporters; and Ms. Valentina Saltane, Private Sector Development Specialist at the World Bank Group, offered a frank discussion on misconceptions about Africa and solutions for realigning these perceptions with reality.
Webcast

Inequality in Mexico

July 07, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Mexico Institute
Oxfam Mexico recently issued a study on Mexico's inequality and its policy implications, and the study's findings will be presented and discussed at this forum on July 7, 9-11am.

Combatting Environmental Degradation and Poverty in Western China (Event in Mandarin Chinese)

July 06, 2015 // 3:00pm4:30pm
China Environment Forum
Join CEF for a meeting with Chinese NGOs that are at the forefront of the fight against environmental degradation and poverty in Western China
Podcast

Crisis in the Eurozone

July 01, 2015 // 10:00am11:00am
In this phone conference, three experts on Greek and international economics discuss the potential collapse of the Greek economy and the implications for the European Union and global economy.

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