Past Events

The Conflict-Development Nexus: Exploring the Role of Foreign Assistance in Promoting Peace in the Caucasus

March 18, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Rob O'Donovan, Regional Director, South Caucasus Cooperation Program, Eurasia Foundation; Charles Fairbanks, Director, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Nancy Lubin, President, JNA Associates; Zeyno Baran, Director of International Security and Energy Program, Nixon Center.

Book Launch: Trade and Freedom

March 18, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
James Bacchus—former chairman of the World Trade Organization Appellate Body

International Lessons from Northern Ireland

March 17, 2004 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Global Europe Program
Speakers: Peter Robinson—MP, Deputy Leader, Democratic Unionist Party, Northern Ireland; Nigel Dodds—MP, Party Secretary, Democratic Unionist Party; Jeffrey Donaldson—MP; Jim Allister—DUP candidate for European Parliament

The "Creativity Problem" and the Future of the Japanese Workforce

March 17, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Misao Hayakawa,Professor of Education, Nagoya University; Gerald Hane,Founding General Partner, Q-Paradigm and Former Head of International Strategy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Akiko Hashimoto, Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies, University of Pittsburgh. Commentator: Anne Imamura,Area Studies Division Director, Foreign Service Institute. Click here to read Special Report #121.

Film Screening: Technology of Evil (81 minutes)

March 17, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Global Europe Program
A documentary about the Communist government's attempts to ethnically cleanse the Turkish minority in pre-1989 Bulgaria. Screening will be followed by discussion with Tatiana Vaksberg, Director and Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar.

Congress and Tax Policy

March 16, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
with Bill Dauster, Deputy Staff Director and General Counsel for the Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee; Mark A. Prater Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee under Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Ia.); Julian Zelizer, State University of New York, Albany; and Martin Vaughan, Congress Daily

An Analysis of the 7th Parliamentary Elections in Iran

March 15, 2004 // 11:00am12:30pm
Middle East Program
Siamak Namazi, Managing Director, Atieh Bahar Consulting, Tehran, Iran

Priorities in U.S. Policy Following the Russian Presidential Elections

March 15, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Celeste Wallander, Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

March 12, 2004 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Africa Program
A Roundtable Discussion with a team of researchers currently in the United States to promote the preliminary findings of research carried out jointly by International Alert and its Congolese partner organizations on the causes and consequences of sexual violence against women and girls in the South Kivu region of the DRC.

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