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Hunger Pains: Pakistan's Food Insecurity

June 03, 2009 // 8:45am4:00pm
Nearly half of Pakistan's population is food insecure, while hunger and malnutrition-related disease are widespread. Conference participants discuss the magnitude and manifestations of Pakistan's food insecurity, identify its possible causes, and consider ways forward.
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Latinos and the Nation's Future

June 02, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Henry Cisneros, Author, Latinos and the Nation's Future, Executive Chairman, CityView; Tamar Jacoby, President & CEO, ImmigrationWorks USA; Antonio Maciel, Director, US Justice Fund, Open Society Institute
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Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand

May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm2:30pm
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".
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The Shelter, Land, and Urban Management (SLUM) Assistance Act, 2009

May 06, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Rep. Brad Miller, N.C., 13th District; Rep. David Price, N.C., 4th District; Peter Kimm, Chairman of the Board, International Housing Coalition; Christopher W. Williams, Rep., UN-HABITAT, Washington, D.C.
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Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.
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Health, Cities, and the Post-Conflict Environment

April 24, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Frederick Burkle of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Dan Monk of Colgate University join the Wilson Center's Geoff Dabelko and Blair Ruble for this panel.
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Day II - Immigration: Social and Cultural Capital

April 17, 2009 // 12:00pm4:00pm
(This event will take place in Barcelona)Marc Hatzfield sociologist and lecturer, École d'Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris; Andrei Korobkov Assistant Professor of Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University; Loren Landau Research Coordinator, Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Blair Ruble Director, Kennan Institute and the Comparative Urban Studies Project, WWICS
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Immigration: Social and Cultural Capital

April 16, 2009 // 12:00pm4:00pm
(This event took place in Barcelona)Kate Brick Master's candidate, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Lamin Cham Immigration Specialist; Marc Hatzfield sociologist and lecturer, École d'Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris; Andrei Korobkov Assistant Professor of Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University; Loren Landau Research Coordinator, Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Josep Ramoneda Director, Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona; Gaspar Rivera-Salgado Director of Projects, Institute for Research in Labour and Employment, University of California at Los Angeles; Eunice Romero Political Scientist; Blair Ruble Director, Kennan Institute and the Comparative Urban Studies Project, WWICS; Andrew Selee Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Mostafà S'haimi community organizer; Pep Subirós writer and philospher; José Walter Tejada member of the Arlington County Board (USA)
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Tensions, Territory and Terror: Understanding Violence against Foreigners in South Africa

February 19, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Loren Landau director, Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Steven McDonald Consulting Program Manager, Africa Program, Consulting Program Director,Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity; Witney Schneidman President, Schneidman & Associates International, Washington, DC
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Climate Prosperity: Democratic Capitalism with a Twist

February 04, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Shari Garmise vice president for knowledge management and development, International Economic Development Council, Washington, DC; Stephanie McClellan policy director, Office of the Governor, State of Delaware; Graham Richard principal, Graham Richard Associates, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Phillip Singerman senior vice president, B&D Consulting, Washington, DC; Marc Weiss chairman & CEO, Global Urban Development and chairman, Climate Prosperity Project

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