Economics and Globalization Events
June 25, 2013 // 1:15pm — 5:40pm
On June 25, panels will be convened to discuss Africa's growth potential in the 21st century, covering topics including "Africa's Possibilities in 2023," "Business, Technology, & Entrepreneurship in Africa," and "Impact Investing, Social Enterprises, & Innovators in Africa."
June 20, 2013 // 1:00pm — 6:00pm
June 20, 2013 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
June 20, 2013 // 8:45am — 1:00pm
Latin American Program
About the current state and future directions of the Asia-Latin America relations.
June 19, 2013 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
On June 19, 2013, Robert Zoellick, former president of the World Bank, former U.S. Trade Representative, and former Deputy Secretary of State gave a global perspective of what the Trans-Pacific Partnership could mean for future trade negotiations followed by a distinguished group of panelists who spoke on the important aspects of a future trade model and how the Trans-Pacific Partnership fits into other regional trade agreements.
June 18, 2013 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
The meltdown of international financial markets in 2008 and the continuing economic crisis plaguing Europe have ramped up discussions about the challenges and limits of global economic governance. From 2008 to 2009, commitment to a collective international response reached unprecedented levels in recent decades, but sustaining that momentum – led by the G20 and harnessing the legitimacy and technical capacities of the International Monetary Fund – has proven much harder. Former IMF Executive Director for the Fund’s Australia and Pacific Constituency, Chris Legg, will examine lessons from this experience about the nature of international economic governance, and the constraints to enhancing the IMF and G20’s future effectiveness.
June 13, 2013 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Members of Parliament from Myanmar discuss the current political situation in their country and the road ahead.
June 13, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Wilson Center experts spoke to media about the upcoming G8 meetings in Ireland
Barriers to Cross-Border Labor Mobility for Professionals Doing Business in Canada and the United States
June 11, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Please join the Canada Institute as we launch our sixteenth One Issue, Two Voices series featuring leading national experts in best practices and policies for cross-border labor mobility.
Incentives and Challenges for Foreign Direct Investment in Infrastructure and Strategic Sectors in Brazil
June 10, 2013 // 8:45am — 11:30am
On Monday, June 10th, a panel convenes to discuss foreign direct investment and infrastructure in Brazil.