United States Events

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Public Health Management After Natural Disasters

June 17, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
"One of the common themes of all complex emergencies of the last three decades is that the public health and health systems are the first to be destroyed and the last to be recovered," remarks Dr. Frederick Burkle, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

Climate Change, Trade, and Competitiveness: Risks and Opportunities in a North American Perspective

June 04, 2008 // 8:30am4:00pm
Canada Institute
From 1988 until 2000, Canada and the United States pretended to address greenhouse gas emissions, argued Marc Jaccard. The conference assessed the current state and future prospects of state, regional, and federal climate policy in the United States and Canada.

The Great Lakes and the Environment: Common Challenges and a Shared Future

May 23, 2008 // 11:45am1:30pm
Canada Institute
As Chair of the Great Lakes Governors, Governor Jim Doyle of Wisconsin spoke about the shared challenges that the United States and Canada face as stewards of the region's economy and environment.
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Local-to-Local Energy Linkages: California and Alberta in China

May 20, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
China Environment Forum
In light of the minimal cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments with China’s central government on energy, some U.S. states and Canadian provinces have begun to pursue effective forms of engagement with local-level Chinese counterparts on energy.
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Trans-Boundary Environmental Governance in Canada and the United States (Part Two)

May 09, 2008 // 8:30am4:00pm
Canada Institute
The discussion focuses on the role of the International Joint Commission and other government actors that can address areas where Canada and the United States share serious environmental concerns.
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Trans-Boundary Environmental Governance in Canada and the United States (Part One)

May 08, 2008 // 2:30pm5:30pm
Canada Institute
The discussion focuses on the role of the International Joint Commission and other government actors that could address areas where Canada and the United States share serious environmental concerns (Part One).

Crossing Boundaries: Can a Solution be Found for Transboundary Oil Resources in the Gulf of Mexico?

April 23, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Mexico Institute
The authors of the new book, Cruzando Limites, discuss bilateral issues surrounding transboundary oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico with other experts in the field.

Is the US Already an EU Member?

April 22, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Mr. Evangelos Venizelos, Member of Greek Parliament, and a Senior Visiting Scholar, Onassis Foundation - USA, visiting under the University Seminars Program

Health Care in Crisis: What's Driving Health Reform in Canada and the United States?

April 16, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
At the publication launch of the 9th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series, authors discussed how the current political conversation regarding U.S. health care reform does not reflect the complexity and diversity of the American medical care system.

Reforming Social Security: U.S. and Canadian Perspectives

April 15, 2008 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
This meeting focused on a discussion about the history, politics, and future of Social Security in the United States and Canada with speakers noting the differences between the two systems and potential for reform.

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