6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

What’s Youth Got to Do With It? Investing in Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health

September 24, 2014 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Young people 10 to 24 years old make up nearly one-quarter of the world’s population, the largest population of youth in history. They are a generation characterized by opportunity, technology, and innovation with the potential and passion to create enormous social change through unprecedented participation, connection, and leadership.

The Ukraine Crisis: the View from Odessa

September 22, 2014 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
Odessa has seen some of the worst violence and clashes outside of the war-torn eastern provinces of Ukraine but has received relatively little coverage. Join us for a discussion of Odessa's perspective on the ongoing crisis with Volodymyr Dubovyk, Director, Center for International Studies, I. Mechnikov National University in Odessa.

Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman to Give Remarks at The Wilson Center

September 29, 2014 // 10:30am — 11:30am
Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will speak on the revolutionary changes in the world’s energy environment that he has witnessed during his tenure.

International Affairs and Transnational Relations

September 29, 2014 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Acclaimed Harvard historian Akira Iriye will reflect on the study of history today, examining recent historiographic trends and phenomena like “motion,” “interconnectedness,” and “hybridity” in an effort to move away from a Euro-centric approach.
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Is there Hope for Central American Youth?

September 18, 2014 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
Six expert panelists weigh in on the difficult situation facing Central American youth and offer possible solutions for improving their opportunities for education and employment.

China’s Quest for Safe + Secure Food: Boon for U.S. Business?

September 30, 2014 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Lester Brown (Earth Policy Institute) will talk about rapid shifts in food production and consumption in China that are threatening the country’s food security and changing global food markets. Amy Celico (Albright Stonebridge Group) will discuss how the gaps in oversight of food producers and growing water and soil contamination are opening up new opportunities for U.S.-China business and policy collaboration.

What’s Next? Celebrating 20 Years of the Environmental Change and Security Program

September 18, 2014 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Please join us on September 18 as we celebrate 20 years of exploring the intersection of environmental security, population dynamics, and resilience. Andrew Revkin, columnist for The New York Times, will moderate a panel featuring three current and former ECSP directors alongside three renowned experts from the environment, security, and population and reproductive health sectors.

Revisiting Our Black Mosaic: Black Mosaic 20th Anniversary

September 19, 2014 // 9:00am — 3:50pm
This symposium will address relevant urban issues over the past two decades. It serves to bridge past museum research with current initiatives and renew the community relationships that are crucial to the Museum’s work.

I Was Not Alone: A Pakistani Activist's Journey for Change

September 30, 2014 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
In I Was Not Alone, Fouzia Saeed tells the story of working women’s struggles in Pakistan. Forming a movement called AASHA, she and hundreds of others dared to challenge the nation’s behavior toward working women. This movement led the whole country to stand together against sexual harassment in the workplace, and resulted in the passage of legislation protecting women’s rights.

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