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Mexico Seeks to Empower Women in Politics-The Expert Take

Jul 10, 2014
In addition to the well-touted economic reforms passed recently, this year Mexico approved a political reform package that, among other things, includes new measures aimed to ensure the greater participation of women in politics. The law now requires gender parity, which means that at least fifty percent of the candidates fielded by a political party in either federal or state legislative elections must be female. This begs the question as to whether there are enough women in the ranks to step up to the plate.

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Energy Security in the Strait of Malacca

Nov 16, 2006
On November 14, 2006, energy and maritime security experts provided an assessment of energy security in the strategically located Strait of Malacca. See the Powerpoint presentations and summary from our November 14 event

Moving Toward Energy Independence

Nov 16, 2006
Americans increasingly support efforts to achieve energy independence. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton lays out specific proposals to reach that goal.

President Bush Appoints Susan Hutchison to Wilson Center Board

Nov 14, 2006
President George W. Bush announced that he is appointing Susan Hutchison of Seattle, Washington, to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for a six-year term beginning October 24, 2006.

North and South Kivu Leaders Call for Peace

Nov 13, 2006
On Monday, October 23 and Tuesday, October 24, 2006, a few days before provincial elections and the second round of the presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Initiative pour un Leadership Collaboratif et la Cohésion de l'Etat (ILCCE) convened a workshop in Goma which brought together the key players in the North and South Kivu provinces.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.