Past Events

Preparing for the Post-Post War Reconstruction in Iraq: What Has Been Accomplished and What Lies Ahead

February 26, 2004 // 8:30am9:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
A Director's Forum with Nesreen Berwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works, Iraq.

MERCOSUR and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas

February 26, 2004 // 8:15am4:15pm
Latin American Program
View the summary of this meeting in publication format in Thinking Brazil Update (.pdf format).This meeting was planned in conjuction with the launching of the English edition of the book, MERCOSUR and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas. With over 20 speakers, this comprehensive seminar will be organized into 4 panel discussions.

A Cyprus Settlement in 2004? Policy Implications for Turkey, NATO and the EU

February 25, 2004 // 11:00pm
Global Europe Program
Conference on "A Cyprus Settlement in 2004? Policy Implications for Turkey, NATO and the EU". Generous support for this event provided by Gilford Corporation, Portland State University, Euclid Financial Group, PanCyprians of Metropolitan Washington and private individuals.

From the Periphery to the Center? Women and the Rebuilding of Iraq

February 25, 2004 // 5:30pm7:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Bayanne Sardashi, Georgetown UniversityVENUE: Zilhka Lounge, Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001

February 24, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Author Steve Coll, managing editor of The Washington Post, discusses the findings of his latest book on the CIA's involvement in the covert wars in Afghanistan that fueled Islamic militancy and gave rise to bin Laden's al Qaeda. To view the video feed of the discussion, please click on the "Event Summary" link below.

An Update and Discussion on UN Peacekeeping

February 24, 2004 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Jane Holl Lute, Assistant Secretary-General, Department of Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations

Health Crisis: HIV/AIDS in Developing World Cities

February 23, 2004 // 12:00pm4:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
The Comparative Urban Studies Project and the Environmental Change and Security Project bring together seven practitioners to discuss the status of community-based initiatives to fight HIV/AIDS in developing world cities.

New Rich, New Poor: Wealth and Morality in Ukraine

February 23, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Catherine Wanner, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Pennsylvania State University

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