U.S. Politics Events

Implementation of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005

April 23, 2007 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Signed into law in December 2005, the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act calls for the United States and 185 other nations to fulfill their joint commitment to one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG): to halve the percentage of people without access to safe water and sanitation by 2015.

Saltwater Neighbors: The Law and Politics of the Canada-U.S. Ocean Relationship

April 10, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Canada Institute
Ted McDorman discusses his research examining maritime legal disputes between Canada and the United States.
Webcast

U.S. Energy Security and Oil Revenue Transparency

March 21, 2007 // 2:30pm6:00pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program, Global Witness, and the offices of Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) and Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) co-host a comprehensive program to explore the issue of oil revenue transparency and how it relates to U.S. energy security.

Congress and the Immigration Dilemma: Is a Solution in Sight?

March 12, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Congress Project
Congressman Howard Berman (D-Calif.); Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa); Professor Daniel Tichenor, Rutgers University; Gail Russell Chaddock, Christian Science Monitor

Is National Health Care Next?

March 10, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project

Congressional Ethics Enforcement: Is Congress Fulfilling Its Constitutional Role?

January 16, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
Former Congressman Robert L. Livingston, Jr. (R-La.); former Congressman Louis Stokes (D-Ohio); Professor Dennis Thompson of Harvard University; and Karen Tumulty of Time Magazine.

Opening Day of New Congress

January 04, 2007 // 10:00am1:00pm
Congress Project
Lecture followed by viewing C-SPAN coverage
Webcast

Climate Change: Historical Perspectives and the Current Debate

December 11, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Weather and climate experts offer a historical perspective on the current climate change debate.
Webcast

Report Launch: The World's Water 2006-2007

November 16, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Launching the fifth edition of the biennial report The World's Water, Peter Gleick provides an updated analysis on water, and the political, economic, technological, and scientific issues associated with it.

Can Congressional Reform Help End Policy Gridlock? A Roundtable Discussion

November 13, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
This event is now closed. We are no longer accepting RSVPs. With Professor Eric Schickler, Dept. of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley; William Hoagland, Special Assistant, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) (discussant); David Pomerantz, Special Assistant, House Appropriatiions Committee, Minority (discussant)

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