Economics and Globalization Events

Book Launch for World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability

February 04, 2003 // 11:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with author Amy Chua Comments by Stephan Richter, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TheGlobalist

Liberalism: Conscience and Confidence

February 04, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Canada Institute
The Honorable Pierre Pettigrew, Canada's Minister of International Trade, defined liberalism as the philosophy at the heart of modernity and questioned whether it is possible for the ideology of liberalism to find within itself a counterbalancing mechanism.

Comparative Development of Post-communist Societies

January 29, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Andrew T. Green, Research Associate and Assistant Director, Center for Civil Societies, MD, and Title VIII multiple grant recipient5th floor conference room

The Invisible Advantage: Owning and Counting Intangible Assets In the Post-Enron Era

January 23, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
with Jonathan Low, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Center on Business Innovation

NAFTA at 10: Progress, Potential, and Precedents

December 09, 2002 // 7:00am4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Marking the 10th anniversary of NAFTA, the Wilson Center convened a two-day conference to assess the impact of NAFTA, the lessons the agreement may hold for deepening North American ties and future trade agreements, and the international effort to “get globalization right.”

CANCELLED---Intangible Assets: A Policy Forum on Owning and Counting Intangible Assets in the Post-Enron Era

December 04, 2002 // 11:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy

Prospects for the Convention on the Future of Europe

November 13, 2002 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Global Europe Program
This talk was given by John Bruton, former Taoiseach (Prime Miniser) of Ireland and now a member of the Praesidium of the Convention on the Future of Europe, discussed the context, background, and prospects for this new draft constitution for Europe.

Angola: Past, Present, and Future

November 12, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Jorge R. Chikoty, Angolan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Scott DeLisi, Director for Southern African Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Rodney Goodwin, Chair of the Board of Directors of the U.S.-Angolan Chamber of Commerce; Witney Schneidman, former Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State; Agostinho Zaccarias, Principle Officer, Special Advisor for Africa to the Secretary General, United Nations

The Honourable Bill Graham: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

November 08, 2002 // 10:30am12:00pm
Canada Institute
EnviReform and the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto hosted the third annual EnviReform conference, which analyzes the social and environmental impacts of existing trade liberalization and explores new strategies for regulation and risk assessment, environmental information, standard-setting, among other topics.

Director's Forum with Bill Clinton

October 09, 2002 // 12:00am
Africa Program
In this Director's Forum, President Clinton described his recent two week trip to Africa during which he visited the following five nations: Mozambique, Rwanda, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa.

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