October 18, 2005 // 11:30am — 1:00pm
Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State Read the transcript of Under Secretary Burns' remarks
October 11, 2005 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Hemayet Uddin, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh. Read the transcript of the Foreign Secretary's remarks.
October 05, 2005 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.
October 04, 2005 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
June Teufel Dreyer, University of Miami;Yu-long Ling, Franklin College;John Copper, Rhodes College;Joseph Fewsmith, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow
September 29, 2005 // 8:30am — 2:30pm
Stephen J. Blank, professor of Russian national security studies, US Army War College; Richard J. Ellings, president, National Bureau of Asian Research; Aaron L. Friedberg, professor of politics and international affairs, Princeton University; Robert M. Hathaway, director, Asia program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Christopher W. Hughes, senior research fellow and deputy director, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick; Kimberly Marten, associate professor of political science, Barnard College; Michael O'Hanlon, senior fellow, Brookings Institution; Jonathan D. Pollack, professor of Asian and Pacific studies, U.S. Naval War College; David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University; Sheldon W. Simon, professor of political science, Arizona State University; Michael D. Swaine, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Ashley J. Tellis, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
September 26, 2005 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Andrew Natsios, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development;Marcus Noland, Institute for International Economics;Gordon Flake, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
September 12, 2005 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
An ECSP conference explores the rhetoric and reality of peace parks. Drawing on future plans and successful projects in southern Africa, Kashmir, and the Korean peninsula, the speakers debated whether peace parks can protect the environment and promote conflict resolution.
September 02, 2005 // 9:00am — 10:00am
China Environment Forum
with Gerald A. McBeath, University of Alaska Fairbanks and Tse-Kang Leng, National Chengchi University Taipei
August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Middle East Program
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.
August 03, 2005 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Kishan S. Rana, Public Policy Scholar, The Wilson Center; former Indian Ambassador; and Professor Emeritus, Foreign Service Institute (New Delhi)