Trade and Development

Infographic | NAFTA 2.0 Trade Progress Update: May 21, 2018

A North American Workforce Development Agenda: Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region - Presentation by Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne

U.S. Trade, North Korea Policies Bring Asia’s Biggest Economies to Table

North Korea continues to dominate the headlines as all eyes are now on Kim Jong-un’s upcoming meeting with President Donald Trump. But while Pyongyang’s overtures to the outside world have repercussions for peace far beyond East Asia, there is also another significant development in the region that has not garnered as much media attention as what is happening in the Korean Peninsula, but is at least as significant for the region in the longer term. 

From “America First” to “Brexit”: The Changing Global Trade Architecture and Implications for Africa

Please join the Wilson Center Africa Program for a discussion on “From ‘America First’ to ‘Brexit’: The Changing Global Trade Architecture and Implications for Africa” on Thursday, May 31 from 2:00 to 3:30pm in the 6th Floor Auditorium. 

Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa: Domestic Revenue Mobilization and Private Investment

On May 22, 2018, the Wilson Center Africa Program co-hosted a panel discussion about the April 2018 Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa report with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Ms. Deborah Carey, Program Assistant with the Africa Program, provided welcome remarks. Dr. Witney Schneidman, Senior Advisor for Africa at Covington & Burling LLP and member of the Wilson Center Africa Program Advisory Council, moderated the event. The Director of the African Department at the IMF, Mr.

A North American Workforce Development Agenda

North America faces an alarming skills gap that negatively affects the international competitiveness and economic performance of all three countries. Simultaneously, the United States, Canada, and Mexico are facing economic and technological transformations. This set of challenges calls for priority investment in the development of the continent’s workforces. North America’s highly integrated production and commercial networks mean that more regional collaboration is essential.

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