Immigration, Jobs, and the Economy

June 08, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am

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

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

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

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

National Urban Policy: Is a New Day Dawning?

January 25, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Mercedes Marquez, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning & Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; William Barnes, Director, Emerging Issues, National League of Cities; Joshua Sapotichne, Professor of Political Science, Michigan State University; Michael Fletcher, Staff Writer, The Washington Post

Pathways to Peace: Stories of Environment, Health, and Conflict

January 13, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Practitioners and experts highlight work that demonstrates the positive impact multi-dimensional development and peacebuilding programs can have on environmental conflict arenas.

Resolving Natural Resource Conflicts:A Path to Development and Peace

January 13, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Experts discuss how a focus on natural resources, especially water, can bring broader peace to areas of conflict in the panel co-hosted by the Wilson Center on the Hill, ECSP, and the Fetzer Institute.

The Road to Rio: Cultural Diversity & Identity in Cities; Governance & Participation

January 06, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Moderator Richard Stren, Emeritus Professor and Former Director, Department of Political Science and Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto; Brian English, CHF Country Director, India; Mario E Martín, Rector, CEDAC, Centro de Diseño, Arquitectura y Construcción, Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Afeefa Syeed; Senior Culture and Development Adviser, Asia and Middle East Bureaus, U.S. Agency for International Development; Brian Wampler, Professor of Political Science, Boise State University

Housing the U.S. Government in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

December 09, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Stephen T. Ayers, AIA, LEED AP, Acting Architect of the Capitol & Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Architect of the Capitol, Todd DeGarmo, FAIA, Chief Executive Officer, STUDIOS Architecture, Robert Ivy, FAIA, Editor in Chief, Architectural Record, Roger K. Lewis, FAIA, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland School of Architecture, Columnist, The Washington Post, Christine W. McEntee, Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, American Institute of Architects, Robert Peck, Commissioner, Public Buildings Services, U.S. General Services Administration, Valerie Santos, Deputy Mayer, Planning & Economic Development, Washington, D.C., Leslie Shepherd, Chief Architect, U.S. General Services Administration


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