6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: Journeys for the 21st Century

February 26, 2015 // 9:00am — 10:30am
The Wilson Center will host a panel to examine practical suggestions for reform of the current system of resolving international investment treaty disputes.

Film Screening: “Brothers in Arms: Stories from the Frontlines of the Russian-Ukrainian War”

February 02, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The presentation will feature episodes from their film and provide the opportunity to interact with the filmmakers, who will share their personal experiences and observations from the war zone.

Book Talk: "US Foreign Policy and Defense Strategy: Evolution of an Incidental Superpower"

January 30, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Does the United States have a plan for how it hopes to achieve its objectives on the global stage? Or is its position in the world an accident of history? Perhaps it is better to understand the United States as an incidental superpower—responding and adjusting to changes in the international system. If that is the case, given the instability and flux of current events, what might the future pattern of U.S. foreign and defense policy look like?

The State of Islamism: The New Generation

February 11, 2015 // 9:30am — 11:00am
Over the past year, Islamists have triggered tectonic shake-ups across the Middle East. Borders have been redefined. Tactics have turned bloodier. States are unraveling under the pressure. Moderate Islamists are being sidelined as militants alter the region more than any trend since modern states became independent. Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, and Egypt’s Sinai are flashpoints, but no country is exempt. The impact has rippled worldwide, evident in the Charlie Hebdo attack.
Photo by Serouj Ourishian

Security and Energy Implications for the South Caucasus after Ukraine

January 28, 2015 // 9:00am — 2:30pm
As the Ukrainian crisis, and the associated political conflict between Russia and the West, continues, there is elevated risk of unanticipated spillover effects in neighboring regions. The focus of this conference, the South Caucasus, is particularly sensitive to the continuing conflict to the north, including the competition for political and economic influence in the region.

Report Launch: The U.S.-Mexico Border Economy in Transition

February 03, 2015 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to the launch of the report "The U.S.-Mexico Border Economy in Transition." This report is drawn from a series of four U.S.-Mexico Regional Economic Competitiveness Forums in order to engage border region stakeholders in a process to collectively generate a shared vision and policy recommendations to strengthen economic competitiveness.

Inequality in a Lower Growth Latin America

January 26, 2015 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and the World Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Region are pleased to invite you a discussion of trends in inequality in the region and what lower rates of growth portend for both inequality and the oft-vaunted growth of the middle class.

Falling Oil Prices: Changing Implications for Global Producers

February 04, 2015 // 1:30pm — 4:15pm
On Wednesday, February 4, the Wilson Center will host a conference to discuss the effects of the falling price of oil around the world. Panelists from the regions themselves will discuss the economic and political repercussions of depressed oil prices for regions including Russia, Colombia and Latin America, Canada and North America, Iran and the Gulf States, and Nigeria and other African countries.

The Year Ahead in Environment and Energy

January 23, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
With the GOP now in control of Congress, President Obama forging ahead with his climate policies, environmental and energy issues will be grabbing lots of news headlines in 2015. Join the Society of Environmental Journalists and the Environmental Change and Security Program for the third annual “Year Ahead on Environment and Energy” event, where leading reporters and editors will discuss the critical issues that will shape 2015.

SAVE THE DATE: Symposium in Honor of Professor Geir Lundestad, Former Director, Norwegian Nobel Institute

March 13, 2015 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Geir Lundestad has been the Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo and Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee since 1990, retiring at the end of 2014 as director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Geir has made an enormous scholarly contribution to the field of history and supported many scholarly endeavors in the social sciences through the Nobel Institute fellowship and symposia program inaugurated under his leadership. Please join us for a symposium honoring Professor Geir Lundestad at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Pages