- 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 7, 2014
With the U.S. midterm elections fast-approaching, lawmakers and candidates face increasing scrutiny on where they stand on a wide range of issues - public and foreign policy alike. As they articulate their positions, their success (or failure) is more than ever in the hands of the country's Latino population - the largest and fastest growing minority group in the United States.
- Oct 6, 2014
This event will feature a discussion with Jessica Chen Weiss examining her latest book, Powerful Patriots, which traces China's management of dozens of nationalist protests and their consequences between 1985 and 2012. Weiss asks the important question, what role do nationalism and popular protest play in China's foreign relations?
- 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
- Oct 1, 2014
His Excellency Pham Binh Minh, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs for Vietnam will discuss the current state of affairs in his nation and the evolving comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the United States.
- Sep 15, 2014
This event will feature a discussion with Dr. Henry Kissinger highlighting his latest book, World Order. Grounded in Dr. Kissinger’s deep study of history and experience as national security advisor and secretary of state, World Order guides readers on a tour of the globe and offers Dr. Kissinger’s analysis of the twenty first century’s ultimate challenge: how to build a shared international order in a world of divergent historic perspectives, violent conflict, and ideological extremism. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.
- 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 10, 2014
Join us for a conversation with leading Euromaidan activist, former Ukrainian Parliament member, and acclaimed pop star Ruslana Lyzhychko as she discusses the role of civil society in promoting peace in Ukraine.
- The Value of Higher Education in Development:A Conversation with 2014 YALI Washington Fellows on Education & Youth EntrepreneursJul 29, 2014
In June 2014, 500 young African leaders demonstrating exemplary entrepreneurial and civic leadership arrived in Washington D.C.