- Nov 19, 2014
As the world is struggling to tackle the Ebola crisis in West Africa, it is becoming increasingly important to understand how Ebola is affecting the economy in the region. Mitigating the economic impacts of Ebola will be crucial for post-disease reconstruction. Please join us for a panel discussion on this topic featuring David Evans, Senior Economist at the World Bank Africa Region and Abebe Aemro Selassie, Deputy Director of the International Monetary Fund African Department. J. Stephen Morrison, Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate the panel.
- Nov 5, 2014
The CSIS Americas Program will host a live edition of Club de Prensa - the premier forum on today's most urgent issues with leading experts from the Americas. During this televised event, speakers will discuss the U.S. midterm elections, which will be completed the day before, and what the outcome of the elections means for U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America.
- Oct 22, 2014
China on the Ground in Latin America, tells the story of the fundamental changes in the nature of PRC engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean since 2009 as Chinese companies have begun to operate in the region. The book analyzes Chinese commercial activities across sectors from petroleum, mining, and agriculture to manufacturing, construction, and other services, and analyzes how this new physical presence is creating challenges for Chinese businesses, ranging from security concerns, to winning projects, to dealing with local laborers, communities, indigenous groups, and environmentalists.Defense and Security, International Security, Homeland Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Demography, Energy and Climate Change, Markets and Trends, Security and Climate Change, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Global Strategy, Regional Analysis, Governance, Development Policy, Global Prosperity, Global Health Diplomacy
- Oct 15, 2014
Directed by Academy Award® Winner Ross Kauffman and Emmy Award® Nominee Katy Chevigny, E-TEAM follows the high-stakes work of four fiercely intrepid human rights investigators who are the first on the ground in war torn countries like Syria and Libya to record and expose human rights violations in the midst of devastating wars.
- Oct 2, 2014
On October 26, Brazilians will head to the polls to vote in one of the most interesting presidential elections in recent Brazilian history. In the wake of the World Cup, last year's widespread social protests, and the sudden, tragic death of PSB candidate Eduardo Campos, the election, it seems, is anyone's to win.Defense and Security, International Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Energy and Climate Change, Markets and Trends, Alternative Energy, Security and Climate Change, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Regional Analysis, Governance, Development Policy, Global Prosperity
- Sep 25, 2014
In February 2014, 29 partner nations launched the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) in partnership with the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Organization of Animal Health, and the European Union. Since that time, the GHSA has engaged approximately 50 partner countries, which share an interest in accelerating progress toward specific, measureable outcomes to create a world safe and secure from infectious disease threats.
- Sep 12, 2014
Joins us as Doug Farah, Americas Program senior associate, president of IBI Consultants, and expert on Central America, explains what the U.S. Government's failure to act might mean for unaccompanied Central American children, for the United States, and for the region.
- Sep 2, 2014
In honor of the publication of Lawrence Gostin's important new work, Global Health Law (Harvard 2014), please join us for a roundtable featuring Professor Gostin, Anthony Fauci (NIAID), and Tim Evans (World Bank) which will be moderated by Dr. J. Stephen Morrison.
- Statesmen's Forum: A Conversation with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and Guatemalan President Otto Pérez MolinaJul 24, 2014
As unprecedented numbers of unaccompanied children, mainly from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, continue attempting to cross from Mexico into the United States, it is more important than ever that policy- and opinion-makers be well informed about the spiraling crisis.