Events

Live Webcast: Foreign Aid and the Private Sector

May 02, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
With the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University
Webcast

The Avian Flu Challenge in Southeast Asia: the Potential of Public-Private Partnerships

April 11, 2006 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Avian flu's global spread, coupled with its high human fatality rate, has catapulted the virus to the top of the public health agenda. Public-private partnerships have the potential to merge industry expertise, public interest, and financing for the effective delivery of services, drugs, and resources to the people and communities in need.

The Role of Oil in Iraqi Politics

April 11, 2006 // 9:30am10:30am
Yahia Said, Director, Iraq Revenue Watch Initiative, Open Society Institute; Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics

Developing Country Voices: Rescuing the Development Agenda of the Doha Round

March 06, 2006 // 1:30pm4:00pm
A panel discussion with Debapriya Bhattacharya, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh;Anwarul Hoda, Planning Commission of India; former WTO Deputy Director General; Faizel Ismail, Ambassador to the WTO, South Africa; Mario Matus, Ambassador to the WTO, Chile; Kaliopate Tavola, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Fiji

Book Launch -- Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System

March 02, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
A book discussion with author Raymond Baker, Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institution; and Senior Fellow; Center for International Policy; and commentator Ted MoranKarl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy, and Director, Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Workshop on Business Barriers in the Developing World

January 17, 2006 // 8:45am10:00am
A discussion of a new World Bank report, entitled "Doing Business 2006," with Simeon Djankov of the World Bank, Scott Miller of Proctor and Gamble, and Mary Rykman, from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Webcast

Mobilizing to Fight an Avian Flu Pandemic

December 07, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
According to Senator Tom Harkin, the administration's plan to fight an avian flu pandemic includes all the essential elements of a successful strategy, but doesn't place enough emphasis on preparation.

The United States and Afghanistan: Trade, Investment, and the Economic Future

December 05, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
With H.E. Hedayat Amin Arsala, Senior Advisor to the President and Minister of Commerce of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; and Special Guests H.E. Said Tayeb Jawad, Afghan Ambassador to the United States; and Dr. Omar Zakhilwal, President and CEO of the Afghan Investment Support Agency

It Takes a CEO: It's Time to Lead with Integrity

November 30, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
A Director's Forum with Leo Hindery, Jr.; with an introduction by Former Senator Tom Daschle, Adviser, Alston and Bird and Distinguished Fellow, Center for American Progress; and moderated by Frederick M. Bush, Associate Director, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

Critical Dialogues on Avian Influenza

November 30, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
At an event co-sponsored by the Wilson Center and Cornell University, public health, animal health, and wildlife management experts emphasize that preventing a pandemic will require a strong international health alliance that addresses animal as well as human health.

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