Trade and Economics
- Nov 3, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Please join us for a Statesmen’s Forum
Prof. Yannis Maniatis
Greek Minister of Environment, Energy, and Climate Change
Evolving Energy Trends in the Eastern Mediterranean
- Oct 31, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Presentation of the Doing Business 2015 Report:
Dr. Augusto Lopez-Claros
Director, Global Indicators Group, World Bank Group
Ambassador Neil Parsan
Ambassador of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States
- Oct 31, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Today, the legitimacy of treaty-based investment protection is being challenged. Investment agreements and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) are being challenged from a broad range of disparate groups. Further, governments which once led the development of investment protection now seem to worry more about their own "defensive" interests.
- 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 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 3, 2014
The second annual Asian Architecture @ CSIS conference will bring together key thought leaders, business executives, and policymakers from the United States and Asia for a discussion of some of the most important issues ahead of the East Asia Summit (EAS) and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forums in November.
- 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.