Global Trends and Forecasting
Global Trends and Forecasting
- Jul 16, 2014
Featured Remarks by:
Senior Advisor on the BRICS Economies
Development Economics Department
The World Bank
- Jul 9, 2014
For hundreds of years, Spain has shared close political and economic ties with Latin America. With the vast shared history and culture, the country is, in many ways, inextricably linked to its counterparts here in the Western Hemisphere, traditionally taking a dominant role in its ties to the region.
- Jun 30, 2014Russia has shown a renewed willingness and ability to use military force (from irregular to high-end capabilities) to coerce its neighbors, the United States, and NATO allies. This raises a series of important questions for defense and security analysts and practitioners around the world. Most important, what are Russia's military and intelligence services really capable of?Jun 30, 2014
This roundtable featured remarks by Cassie Doyle, Canadian Consul General in San Francisco, on Canada-Hawaii and Canada-US relations, as well as Canada’s interests in the Asia-Pacific region. Rear Admiral Bill Truelove, commander of Maritime Forces Pacific for the Royal Canadian Navy, will share his thoughts on Canadian military involvement in the region.Jun 18, 2014
Over the past two decades, Brazil has become an important part of the global community. Brazil's new role is in large part thanks to the commitment to fundamental principles of economic, civil, and political rights enshrined in its constitution.Jun 18, 2014
Join us for a conversation with the Director of the Development Centre at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Mario Pezzini as he discusses global trends in international development. The Development Centre brings together government, business, and civil society voices to develop innovative and cross-cutting solutions to global development challenges. Mr. Pezzini will discuss the development implications of the Development Centre's work around "Shifting Wealth," the idea that the center of global economic activity has shifted from the North-West to the South-East.Jun 17, 2014
The Americas Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies is pleased to invite you to a luncheon featuring Alejandro Werner, Director of the International Monetary Fund’s Western Hemisphere Department, on Tuesday, June 17 for a presentation of the IMF’s latest Regional Economic Outlook for Latin America and the CJun 17, 2014
On June 15, Colombia's runoff presidential elections will take place, determining whether incumbent Juan Manuel Santos or current front-runner Óscar Iván Zuluaga will lead the country. Join us for a timely discussion of what the election's results will mean for Colombia, for the ongoing peace process, and for the country's trajectory moving forward.Jun 9, 2014
Please join us for a session exploring the growing commercial ties between India and China. Mr. Pranay Verma, an Indian diplomat whose former postings include Beijing, will deliver introductory remarks. He will be followed by a moderated panel discussion featuring the co-authors of a recently released book titled The Silk Road Rediscovered: How Indian and Chinese Companies Are Becoming Globally Stronger by Winning in Each Other's Markets. This book is based on real-life case studies of major Indian and Chinese companies and analyzes the growing corporate linkages between these two Asian giants. This event will be followed by a reception.