North America 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.

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

The Future of the Transatlantic Relationship

January 14, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
with Ambassador Antonio Puri Purini, Diplomatic Advisor to the President of Italy

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

The End of Canada?

November 21, 2002 // 8:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
Mel Hurtig spoke about the perceived erosion of Canada given increasing economic, cultural, and military integration resulting from post-9/11 security measures at the Canada-U.S. border. He stated that while it might be too late to save Canada, he had considerable faith in the ability of the Canadian public to retain their vision of government as a provider and a protector of the public good.

Sharon Harley, Sister Circle: Black Women and Work

November 13, 2002 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

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.

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