Environment

Shining a Light on a Greener Belt and Road: Chinese Solar Power Investment in Southeast Asia

As one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change, Southeast Asia is witnessing the world’s biggest jump in greenhouse gasses.

Wilson Center Alumnus Eliza Griswold Wins 2019 Pulitzer Prize

Wilson Center alumnus Eliza Griswold has won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for her book, Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America. Griswold  is a New York Times best-selling author, and was also awarded the J. Lukas Prize for her book titled The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam, which she worked on while a public policy fellow at the Wilson Center in 2008.

We Are Committed to Restoring Confidence in Brazil and Its Institutions: Vice President Hamilton Mourão's Remarks at the Wilson Center

A transcript of the event with Vice President Hamilton Mourão of Brazil at the Wilson Center on April 9, 2019 (available for download below).

Ambitions Beyond Growth: Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the UN

How can investments from the public and public sectors help provide universal health coverage, quality education, and good infrastructure while staying on track to limit climate change? Join us for a discussion on the challenges of investing in the Asia-Pacific to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, and how governments could mobilize resources to meet investment requirements.

Africa in Transition | Investing in Youth for Economic Prosperity

“African countries are not in the middle of one transition, they are in the midst of several transitions,” said Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Professor and Chair of the Department of Development Sociology at Cornell University, at a recent Wilson Center event on demographic trends on the continent, and investing in youth to ensure economic prosperity. “All of these transitions are an opportunity for prosperity, an opportunity for growth, an opportunity to build human capital,” said Eloundou-Enyugue.

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