Past Events

Trials and Challenges in Sri Lanka: Terrorism and Peace

July 23, 2002 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Asia Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Ranil WickremesinghePrime Minister, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

The World's Water: Crisis and Opportunity in the New Century

July 23, 2002 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program

U.K. and U.S.: United in UNESCO?

July 23, 2002 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
David L. Stanton, United Kingdom's Ambassador to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Indonesia: Russia with Sunshine?

July 18, 2002 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Recently returned from serving as U.S. Consul General in Surabaya, Robert Pollard discussed(in off-the-record remarks) Indonesia's transition to democracy and the problematic experiment of introducing pluralism at both the federal and local levels. During his tenure, his consulate—which covers Indonesia's eastern half—reported regularly on such issues as democracy, elections, internal security issues, and political Islam. He is thus uniquely qualified to offer an American perspective on Indonesia's opportunities and challenges.

A Discussion of the G-8 Summit

July 11, 2002 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Asia Program
A luncheon and discussion with His Excellency Ryozo Kato Ambassador of Japan to the United States

Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Enhancing U.S. Capabilities

July 10, 2002 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Scott Feil, Executive Director, Role of American Military Power, Association of the U.S. Army; Michèle Flournoy, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Johanna Mendelson Forman, Senior Fellow, Association of the U.S. Army.

Uncertain Partners, Uneasy Rivals

July 08, 2002 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Tao Wenzhao, research professor and deputy director, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Wilson Center public policy scholar

Hazardous Waste Challenges in Greater China

June 26, 2002 // 12:00am
China Environment Forum

Promoting Civil Society between Arab and Jewish Israelis: An NGO’s Perspective

June 21, 2002 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Shuli Dichter and As’ad Ghanem, co-directors of Skkiuy- a Jewish-Arab advocacy organization dedicated to achieving civic equality between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel.

Preventing the Next Wave of Conflict: Understanding Non-Traditional Threats to Global Security - Economic and Social Disparities

June 20, 2002 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Nicholas Sambanis, Associate Director of United Nations Studies at Yale University


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