April 10, 2012 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
Reluctant allies, Pakistan and the US grudgingly need each other to reach shared goals: keeping Al Qaeda out of Afghanistan and structuring an orderly withdrawal of NATO forces. Wilson Center expert Zahid Hussain offers ways to thaw what right now is a “frozen” relationship.
March 21, 2012 // 3:00pm — 5:30pm
On March 26-27, Seoul will host the second Nuclear Security Summit, an initiative established by the Obama administration in Washington in 2010. Fifty world leaders, as well as scores of NGOs and industry and business representatives on the periphery of the central meeting, will discuss the summit’s main aim: to prevent loose nuclear materials from falling into the hands of terrorists. Naturally, different regional actors will have different agendas and priorities for the summit, and it is therefore important to consider the issues and concerns for Northeast Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, and former Soviet states and stakeholders.
December 15, 2011 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Join us on December 15 for the launch of "Delivering Solutions: Advancing Dialogue To Improve Maternal Health," which captures and synthesizes the recommendations of the Wilson Center's Maternal Health Dialogue Series.
November 30, 2011 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
A new Wilson Center report calls for major changes to the U.S. civilian assistance program in Pakistan.
November 01, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Recognizing a need to develop and strengthen urban-focused practitioner and policy-making ties with academia, and disseminate evidence-based development programming, the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Project, USAID’s Urban Programs Team, the International Housing Coalition, the World Bank, and Cities Alliance teamed up to co-sponsor the second annual academic paper competition for graduate students studying urban issues.
September 12, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Brahma Chellaney, one of India's most prominent strategists, discusses the threat posed by water tensions in Asia.
September 07, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Washington Post correspondent Pamela Constable weighs in on why Pakistan cannot curb the appeal of radical Islam.
July 28, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Middle East Program
Akbar Ahmed’s book of poetry, Suspended Somewhere Between, is personal, historical, and political. During this special event, featuring poetry readings from this new book, Ahmed discussed the role of the arts in interfaith and cross-cultural dialogue.
July 27, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Riaz Mohammad Khan, a former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and Pakistani foreign secretary, discusses his new book, a study of the Afghanistan conflict from Pakistan's point of view.
July 21, 2011 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Pervez Musharraf, a former president of Pakistan, offers his take on Pakistan's relations with the U.S.