Economics and Globalization Events

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.

The United States and Afghanistan: Trade, Investment, and the Economic Future

December 05, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With H.E. Hedayat Amin Arsala, Senior Advisor to the President and Minister of Commerce of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; and Special Guests H.E. Said Tayeb Jawad, Afghan Ambassador to the United States; and Dr. Omar Zakhilwal, President and CEO of the Afghan Investment Support Agency

Building Partnerships to Reduce Forest Conflict

December 02, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Although not as valuable as some resources linked to conflict, such as diamonds and gold, timber's easy access, availability, and demand can make its trade troubling. Experts explore how best to identify and manage forest conflict.

It Takes a CEO: It's Time to Lead with Integrity

November 30, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A Director's Forum with Leo Hindery, Jr.; with an introduction by Former Senator Tom Daschle, Adviser, Alston and Bird and Distinguished Fellow, Center for American Progress; and moderated by Frederick M. Bush, Associate Director, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

Critical Dialogues on Avian Influenza

November 30, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
Maternal Health Initiative
At an event co-sponsored by the Wilson Center and Cornell University, public health, animal health, and wildlife management experts emphasize that preventing a pandemic will require a strong international health alliance that addresses animal as well as human health.

African Studies Association Annual Conference

November 17, 2005 // 11:15am4:00pm
Africa Program
The Wilson Center welcomes the African Studies Association to Washington, DC for their 2005 annual conference, which will focus on Health and Political issues, and will be held from November 17-20.

Brazil at a Crossroads: Repercussions of Embracing Genetically Modified Agriculture

November 17, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Brazil Institute
The Brazil Project and Environmental Change and Security Program co-host a conference on the debate over genetically modified (GM) agriculture in Brazil.

Live Webcast: U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness in the 21st Century

November 16, 2005 // 3:45pm4:15pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A Policy Address by the Honorable Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary, United States Department of Commerce

Book Launch -- End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation

October 19, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A brown bag lunch discussion with author Barry C. Lynn, Fellow, New America Foundation

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