- Oct 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
- Oct 27, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
In Russia's invasion of Ukraine, history was presented as justification for war. Is there any resemblance between Russian justifications and historical consensus? What does it mean when ethnic claims trump international law? And should hate propaganda be seen simply as an instrument in one war, or an element of a larger strategy to destabilize the West?
- Oct 30, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Please join us for an armchair conversation with Carol Pier, Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs at the Department of Labor. This discussion will focus on how the U.S. government helps ensure that workers around the world are treated fairly and able to share in the benefits of the global economy. Ms. Pier will discuss how the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) works to improve global working conditions, raise living standards, protect workers' ability to exercise their rights, and address the workplace exploitation of children and other vulnerable populations.
- 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.
- 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
- Nov 7, 2014 | 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
Though research and development, and science and technology in particular, are critical to our nation and our national defense, many policymakers who make decisions about S&T investments are not technical experts. As such, key concepts are often lost in translation. This conference will focus on best practices and lessons learned for communicating about science and technology.
- Nov 18, 2014 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Please join us for a panel highlighting global progress in agricultural productivity, with a special focus on recent developments in Indian agriculture. The discussion will provide opportunities for experts to present and discuss issues of agricultural productivity, sustainability, trade, and the role of science and innovation. These representatives from academia, non-governmental organizations, and the private sectors will also discuss resource conservation and resilience-building through the improvement of agricultural productivity.
- Mar 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Pacific Forum CSIS will be celebrating its 40th anniversary and hosting its annual Board of Governors fundraising dinner on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the oceanfront Sheraton Waikiki from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The featured dinner speaker will be Richard L. Armitage, president of Armitage International and former US Deputy Secretary of State.