Economics and Globalization Events

Webcast

The Avian Flu Challenge in Southeast Asia: the Potential of Public-Private Partnerships

April 11, 2006 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Avian flu's global spread, coupled with its high human fatality rate, has catapulted the virus to the top of the public health agenda. Public-private partnerships have the potential to merge industry expertise, public interest, and financing for the effective delivery of services, drugs, and resources to the people and communities in need.

China's Search for Energy Security and Implications for the U.S

April 04, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
In the face of growing energy shortages and rising oil import dependence China has embarked on a global search for secure energy supplies and transport routes, in the process raising a number of serious U.S. policy concerns and new tensions in U.S.-China relations.

Competition or Cooperation for Energy: China and the North American Response

March 29, 2006 // 7:45am10:15am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and the China Environment Forum (CEF) hosted a panel discussion on the impact of China's energy needs on North America and the implications for North American policymaking.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Concrete Revolution

March 22, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
China Environment Forum
This meditation on life in a rapidly developing new China focuses on the daily transformation of Beijing's urban landscape as one of the world's largest cities prepares for the 2008 Olympics.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Green Revolution in Cuba

March 17, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
At a screening of the unfinished documentary, The Green Revolution in Cuba, David Suzuki discusses the “true green revolution” that took place in Cuba, as well as the energy efficiency of consuming local food.

Biotechnology Innovations in a Developing Country: Brazilian Research and Development to Help the World's Poor

March 13, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil Institute
Brazil has made tremendous advances in the field of biotechnology despite its status as a developing country. It has taken advantage of its public-sector infrastructure and low-cost production to invest in health research and development, creating and patenting new vaccines, technologies, and health services to combat diseases that primarily affect the poor.
Webcast

Population, Environment, and Development in Ethiopia

March 06, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Ethiopia's runaway population growth and declining natural resources are undermining the country's health systems and development, says Sahlu Haile.

Developing Country Voices: Rescuing the Development Agenda of the Doha Round

March 06, 2006 // 1:30pm4:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A panel discussion with Debapriya Bhattacharya, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh;Anwarul Hoda, Planning Commission of India; former WTO Deputy Director General; Faizel Ismail, Ambassador to the WTO, South Africa; Mario Matus, Ambassador to the WTO, Chile; Kaliopate Tavola, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Fiji

Book Launch -- Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System

March 02, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A book discussion with author Raymond Baker, Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institution; and Senior Fellow; Center for International Policy; and commentator Ted MoranKarl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy, and Director, Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case

February 01, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Akin L. Mabogunje, Chairman of the Presidential Technical Board of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, presents a paper entitled "Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case" at a seminar organized by the Comparative Urban Studies Project.

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