Past Events

Congress and Healthcare Policy

September 13, 2004 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with James C. Capretta, managing director, Wexler Walker Group; former Associate Director for Human Resources, Office of Management and Budget (2001-04); Elizabeth Fowler, Minority Chief Counsel for Health, Senate Finance Committee; Sorina Vlaicu, Assistant Professor of Health Policy, University of Western Ontario; Kate Schuler, Health Reporter Congressional Quarterly

Transatlantic Homeland Security Conference

September 13, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Global Europe Program
Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge gave the following keynote address during a two-day conference, "Transatlantic Relations: How Do We Make the UN and Multilateralism Effective?" Hosted by the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS, the Luxembourg University Center, the Geneva Graduate Institute of International Studies and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the conference focused on multilateralism mechanisms to fight terror and address global and strategic challenges.

The Crisis in Transatlantic Relations

September 11, 2004 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program

Book Launch--Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe

September 08, 2004 // 4:00pm6:00pm
International Security Studies
with speaker and author Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard University

Nationalism after Communism: Lessons Learned

September 08, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Chair, Romanian Academic Society, Bucharest

The Future of the Poor, Illiterate, and Marginalized Populations

September 08, 2004 // 4:30am6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Rajan Gupta, a theoretical physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, described his plan for reducing global poverty by improving education, health care, economic opportunities, the environment, security, and governance. He highlighted the relationship between reducing global poverty and strengthening global stability, noting that the poor remained especially susceptible to recruitment by criminal and terrorist groups. He called for a quicker and more significant transfer of knowledge and resources from developed countries to alleviate the problems of the poor.

CANCELLED--Al Qaeda's European Front: 3/11 and its Implications

September 07, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
This event has been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled and a mailing will be sent out with the new date.

Book Launch -- A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa

August 05, 2004 // 9:30am11:00am
Africa Program
A Roundtable discussion with Howard French, distinguished New York Times journalist and author of the recently published book A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa. Historian Louis Gates, Jr. has described French's book as "A brilliant and nuanced meditation on the complexities of contemporary Africa. Essential reading for those of us who love Africa and for all those who wish to gain a fuller understanding of a continent that is sprawling, mysterious, and endlessly fascinating."

Briefing with Congressional Youth Leadership Council

August 05, 2004 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program

Pharmaceutical Pioneers: Female Pharmacists in Dakar, Senegal

August 03, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Africa Program
A presentation by Donna A. Patterson , Africanist Doctoral Candidate Fellow at the Wilson Center's Africa Program. Patterson will present an excerpt from her dissertation research, which examines the intersection of gender and professional development among female pharmacy owners in Dakar, Senegal.

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