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Survivors Speak: Essential Leadership in Combating Demand for Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sex

September 27, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Vednita Carter, Breaking Free; Kristy Childs, Veronica's Voice; Tina Frundt, Courtney's House; Marian Hatcher, Women of Power Alumni Association; Rachel Lloyd, Girls Education & Mentoring Services
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How to Help Cities in Hard Times: Advising the Obama Administration

September 02, 2010 // 4:00pm6:00pm
William Barnes, National League of Cities, Raphael W. Bostic, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Amy Liu, Brookings Institution, Ron Loveridge, National League of Cities, Mayor of Riverside, CA., Paul Peterson, Harvard University, Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich, Center for Community and Economic Justice, Margaret Weir, University of California, Berkeley
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Emerging Trends in Environment and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

July 22, 2010 // 9:30am12:30pm
Economic development and environmental sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean are intrinsically connected. Experts discuss trends likely to shape the economy and natural environment in the region for the next 10 years.
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Meeting the Health Challenge of Urban Poverty and Slums

July 20, 2010 // 12:00pm1:15pm
The rapid urbanization of the developing world has brought the growth of slums and increases in urban poverty. Two leading experts examined how non-health- specific programs in urban areas such as housing, water and sanitation, infrastructure improvements and micro finance can improve the health conditions in slums.
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Defusing the Bomb: Overcoming Pakistan's Population Challenge

June 09, 2010 // 9:00am4:30pm
According to UN mid-range projections for Pakistan, the country's population—currently about 185 million—will rise to 335 million by 2050. Experts examine both the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan's demographics.
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Immigration, Jobs, and the Economy

June 08, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
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The Places We Live: Slums & Urban Poverty in the Developing World

April 30, 2010 // 10:00am12:00pm
Sai Balakrishnan, PhD Candidate, Harvard University; Bob Buckley, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation; Billy Cobbett, Programme Manager, Cities Alliance; Paul Rabe, PhD, University of Southern California, Robin Rajack, Senior Urban Development Specialist, World Bank; Danielle Resnick, PhD Candidate, Cornell University; Christopher Williams, UN-Habitat
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Lecture: "Respect: Nourishing Goodness in Education"

March 25, 2010 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Lecturer Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Commentator James Forman, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center
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Legislative Trials and Triumphs in Combating Demand for Commercial Sex

March 09, 2010 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Taina Bien-Aime, Executive Director, Equality Now; Eleanor Gaetan, Legislative Adviser, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women; Samir Goswami, Policy Director, Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation; Ambassador Lina Nealon, Program Manager, Demand Abolition, Hunt Alternatives Fund
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The Road to Rio: Inclusive Sustainable Urbanization

February 24, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Judy L. Baker, Lead Economist, Finance, Economics and Urban Development, The World Bank, Christopher Williams, UN-HABITAT, Washington, DC

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