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Regional Consultation on the Sahel Countries

Regional Consultation on the Sahel Countries

Monday, July 16, 2012

U.S.-Canada Relations at 200: Symbiosis for the 21st century

     It is only fitting that in the 200th year since the War of 1812, Canada and the United States have begun to implement another landmark agreement. Cooperation in international politics hardly elicits as much media attention as conflict, yet after two centuries of historic peace on the border, Canada and the United States continue to quietly enhance bilateral cooperation. The Beyond the Border Action Plan will potentially cut some of the red tape that hampers cross-border trade.

Labor Migration in Eurasia: Links to Global Migration and Human Security Trends

Using a comparative approach to incorporate research initiatives into a global context can make a significant contribution to the current understanding of migration. In partnership with the Social Science Research Council, the Kennan Institute will host leading specialists on migration issues from Russia and the United States to discuss their most recent work, as well as share preliminary findings from research supported by the National Science Foundation.

Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in the Americas: Major Trends in the Twenty-First Century

In “Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in the Americas: Major Trends in the Twenty-First Century,” noted expert Bruce Bagley examines adaptations and trends in the illicit drug economy over the last several decades.

The Regulatory Cooperation Council Action Plan at Six Months

The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute, Program on America and the Global Economy, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce


A Beyond the Border Initiative Discussion


Robert Carberry, assistant secretary, Regulatory Cooperation Council Secretariat, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Alex T. Hunt, branch chief, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget

and moderator

In Search of Arctic Energy

We would like to thank ExxonMobil Corporation for its contribution to In Search of Arctic Energy.