Past Events

Water for Peace—Water for All

November 17, 2002 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
His Excellency Mikhail S. Gorbachev, former President of the Soviet Union and current President of Green Cross International.This event was co-sponsored by Global Green USA and Green Cross International.

Congress and Civil Liberties During War

November 15, 2002 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
The war on terrorism, triggered by the terrorists' attacks of September 2001, has been no exception to wartime Congresses giving Presidents additional powers to combat national security threats at home and abroad. The USA Patriot Act and other executive actions aimed at increasing domestic surveillance and detention of suspected terrorists have raised concerns about abuses of civil liberties. How Congress and the courts are responding to this delicate balancing act between security and liberty will be the subject of this Congress Project Seminar.

A Rough Neighborhood: Afghanistan and Its Neighbors

November 15, 2002 // 7:45am11:45am
Asia Program
Feroz Khan, visiting fellow, Monterey Institute for International Studies; Zalmay Khalilzad, special presidential envoy for Afghanistan, National Security Council; Mohsen Milani, professor of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida; Ahmed Rashid, correspondent, Far Eastern Economic Review and The Daily Telegraph; Nazif Shahrani, professor of anthropology, University of Indiana.Speech by Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad

The Prague Summit: Problems and Challenges for an Enlarged NATO

November 14, 2002 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Ronald Linden, Andrew Michta, Jeffrey Simon, and Martin SletzingerCosponsored by the Stanley Foundation

Positive Feedback, Technology Lock-in, and Implications for Policy

November 14, 2002 // 8:00am9:30am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
David Kline, Ph.D.National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)

Sharon Harley, Sister Circle: Black Women and Work

November 13, 2002 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

Preventing the Next Wave of Conflict: Understanding Non-Traditional Threats to Global Security - Health

November 13, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Michael Moodie, co-founder and President of the Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute (CBACI)

Prospects for the Convention on the Future of Europe

November 13, 2002 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Global Europe Program
This talk was given by John Bruton, former Taoiseach (Prime Miniser) of Ireland and now a member of the Praesidium of the Convention on the Future of Europe, discussed the context, background, and prospects for this new draft constitution for Europe.

Angola: Past, Present, and Future

November 12, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Jorge R. Chikoty, Angolan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Scott DeLisi, Director for Southern African Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Rodney Goodwin, Chair of the Board of Directors of the U.S.-Angolan Chamber of Commerce; Witney Schneidman, former Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State; Agostinho Zaccarias, Principle Officer, Special Advisor for Africa to the Secretary General, United Nations

Bringing Women to the Table: Identifying Strategies for Enhancing the Role of Women in Peace Processes Around the World

November 12, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Farida Azizi, Senior Advisor for the Afghan Women's Program with the Vital Voices Global Partnership; Rita Manchanda, Senior Program Executive for the South Asian Forum for Human Rights (SAFHR); Sabine Sabimbona, Member of Parliament; Burundi; Thandi Modise, Chair of the Portfolio Committee on Defense and the Joint Standing Committee on Defense, Parliament of South Africa

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