The Road to Rio: Equal Access to Urban Land & Shelter

November 20, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Steve Asare Akuffo, 2nd Vice President, Ghana Housing Finance Association, Mohamed El-Sioufi, Chief, Shelter Branch, UN-HABITAT, Milton Funes, Country Director, CHF International, Janice Perlman, Founder and President, Mega-Cities Project

The America's Energy Coast Policy Forum

November 04, 2009 // 8:00am11:00am
The second America's Energy Coast Policy Forum focuses on the long-term sustainability of America’s Energy Coast.

The Road to Rio: The Right to the City: Bridging the Urban Divide

October 08, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Ana Marie Argilagos, Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary Donovan, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; Robert Buckley, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation; Mathew Chandy, Senior Urban Adviser, CHF International; Celine D'Cruz, Coordinator, Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI) and Associate Director, Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC), Mumbai

The World's Cities: Mapping Urban Growth in Developing Countries

August 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
The United Nations estimates that an additional 3 billion urban dwellers will be added to the world's population by 2050. Experts discuss land-use patterns and demographic research.

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.

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

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".

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.

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.

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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