Past Events

From Environmental Security to Environmental Peacemaking

March 01, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The authors in Worldwatch Institute's Worldwatch Magazine and State of the World 2005: Redefining Global Security suggest that environmental security is developing in new and dynamic directions

Live Webcast: A Critical Arab Analysis of the U.S. Policy of Promoting Freedom

March 01, 2005 // 11:00am12:30pm
Middle East Program
Rami G. Khouri, Editor-at-large, The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon. Video of this event is now available.

Revisiting Canada's Contribution to Resolving the Iranian Hostage Crisis

March 01, 2005 // 1:00am3:30pm
Middle East Program
The Canada Institute and the Middle East Program hosted a conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal Award to Ken Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador to Iran. Taylor received the medal for his role in providing safe haven to six Americans during the crisis and planning their successful evacuation from Iran.

Update on Croatia: EU Accession Process and Presidential Elections

February 28, 2005 // 11:30am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Ivan Grdesic, Professor of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia and Former Ambassador to the United States

CANCELLED: Management Education in Russia

February 28, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
This event has been cancelled. Boris Milner, First Deputy Director, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute

Women's Role in Conflict Prevention and Nonviolent Transformation

February 24, 2005 // 8:00am10:00am
Middle East Program
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Hattie Babbitt, Senior Vice-President, Hunt Alternatives Fund; Johanna Mendelson-Foreman, Senior Program Officer for Peace, Security, and Human Rights, United Nations Foundation.Speakers: Emem Okon, Program Officer, Niger Delta Women for Justice; Sanam Anderlini, former Policy Commission Director, Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace; Mildred Sandi, President, DP Foundation and member, Southern African Conflict Prevention Network; Alexandra Belandia, former Culture Director, Universidad Santa María.This event is co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention Project and Africa Program of the Wilson Center, and Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace.

Film Premiere: Running Dry

February 23, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP hosts the film premiere of Running Dry. Directed by James Thebaut, the film highlights the human and environmental consequences of lack of clean water. The documentary was inspired by the book Tapped Out, written by the late U.S. Senator Paul Simon

Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

February 23, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Life under Communism in Albania: The Domestic Fiction of Ismail Kadare

February 23, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
John Cox, Associate Professor of History, Wheeling Jesuit University

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