United States Events

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The International Watersheds Initiative: Implementing a New Paradigm for Transboundary Basins

July 23, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
The International Watershed Initiative represents a new way of thinking about freshwater basins, say Chuck Lawson and Willem Brakel.
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Modernizing U.S. Foreign Aid: The Challenges of a Changing World

June 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
For the first time in many years there is wide agreement that U.S. foreign aid needs to be comprehensively reviewed and undergo major reform. Experts examine the options and strategy for the upcoming reform.

Arctic Oil and Gas in Today's North American Energy Equation

June 24, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Minister Robert McLeod and Drue Pearce discussed new developments that could affect Arctic oil and gas production, as well as how shifting U.S. energy policy could influence resource development in Canada's Arctic region.

The Financial Crisis: Observations from Two Bank Presidents

June 24, 2009 // 7:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
Rick Waugh and Bob Kelly spoke about the present U.S. credit crisis, the future of its financial markets, and the way Canada can be both a leading example and a larger player in the global economy at an event which drew more than 100 business leaders.
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Stable Banks, Stable Finance: Is the Canadian Experience a Model for the U.S.?

June 23, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
The Wilson Center on the Hill program and the Canada Institute hosted a forum featuring Nick Le Pan and Douglas J. Elliott explored the differences between Canada's financial system and regulatory structure and those of the United States and discussed lessons that could be taken from the Canadian experience.

Stable Banks, Stable Finance: The Canadian Experience

June 23, 2009 // 8:30am11:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Economic Studies Program of the Brookings Institution hosted a program that examined Canada's financial system, particularly its approach to financial market regulation, and explored whether aspects of the Canadian model could be adopted in other countries.
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Greening Business in Southern China: Innovations From Canada and the United States

June 19, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
An event hosted by the Canada Institute and the China Environment Forum focused on green business initiatives in Guangdong Province, China's industrial powerhouse. Speakers discussed environmental efficiency strategies for businesses and provided examples of Canadian and U.S. involvement in China.
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Conference on the Formulation of Energy and Climate Policy: Toward an Open and Transparent Process

June 18, 2009 // 9:00am6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
The conference explores how best to assist policymakers in understanding the implications of various energy and climate policy options.
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Climate Change and Water: Challenges and Responses in Australia and California

June 15, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Climate change "could be the straw that breaks the camel's back" for California's precarious water system, says W. Michael Hanemann of the University of California, Berkeley. Jon Barnett discusses some of Australia's policy responses to its increasingly dry, variable climate.

Building Together: Planning and Partnership for Health Care, the Environment, and the Economy

June 03, 2009 // 9:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
Jack Layton, leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, discussed ways for progressive leaders in the United States and Canada to work together to address the major issues facing middle class families across North America.

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