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Navigating China and the U.S.: A Conversation with Prime Minister José Ulisses de Pina Correia e Silva of Cabo Verde

On March 25, 2019, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Africa Program, in collaboration with the Wilson Center Africa Program, welcomed the Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde, José Ulisses de Pina Correia e Silva, to CSIS’ offices in Washington, D.C. for a discussion around Cabo Verde’s bilateral relations, particularly with China, and how the U.S. can support the country’s interests.

AfPak File Podcast: Iran's Chabahar Port Development: Significance and Implications

In 2016, Iran, India, and Afghanistan signed a deal to develop the port of Chabahar in southern Iran and to build a transport corridor into Afghanistan. In recent days, the project marked a major milestone, with Afghanistan sending off its first shipment of exports to India via Chabahar.

Pobreza Cero: Dream Deferred

During his 2015 presidential campaign, Mauricio Macri promised “pobreza cero.” Though he was vague on his proposed strategy and timeline, the goal helped soften his image as an out-of-touch millionaire.

Powering Brazil: The Outlook for Brazil's Energy and Mining Sectors

The Minister's presentation and a transcript of the Minister's remarks and Q&A session (translated into English) are available for download below.
 

The Emergence of Pakistani-American Entrepreneurs in U.S.-Pakistan Relations

Last year, Pathways to Change – Pakistan Policy Symposium, a two-day event jointly organized by the Wilson Center and INDUS, convened expert scholars, academics, and practitioners from the United States and Pakistan to explore Pakistan’s recent achievements in economic, political, and foreign affairs as well as its opportunities to address current and future challenges. Speakers and panelists focused on identifying practical, innovative, and above all actionable policy solutions.

Pakistan's Path to Competitiveness

Last year, Pathways to Change – Pakistan Policy Symposium, a two-day event jointly organized by the Wilson Center and INDUS, convened expert scholars, academics, and practitioners from the United States and Pakistan to explore Pakistan’s recent achievements in economic, political, and foreign affairs as well as its opportunities to address current and future challenges. Speakers and panelists focused on identifying practical, innovative, and above all actionable policy solutions.

The USMCA and the Future of Mexico's Trade Policy under AMLO

In this event, Luz María de la Mora, Mexico's Undersecretary for Foreign Trade, discussed the USMCA and future directions of Mexico's trade policy under AMLO.

Unpacking the Belt and Road Initiative: What Is It and Where Is It Going?

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China’s mammoth and globe-girdling infrastructure and trade corridor project, represents one of those rare watershed developments for international affairs—something so big and consequential that it is impossible to ignore, no matter where in the world one might be sitting.

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