- May 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Doug Arent Executive Director,
Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA)
Director and Senior Fellow,
CSIS Energy and National Security Program
- May 19, 2016 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Please join us for the second annual Global Development Forum (GDF) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on May 19. The GDF will feature over 40 speakers, including key stakeholders from U.S. government agencies, leading multilateral and non-governmental organizations, foreign governments, and the private sector.May 19, 2016 | 8:50 am - 9:55 am
Panelists will discuss promoting an environment that enables greater participation in the formal economy as well as access to bank and capital markets financing. This panel will look at one of the central questions that governments, donors and other stakeholders consider: how do we create a successful enabling environment for private enterprise?
May 19, 2016 | 10:10 am - 11:15 am
Providing access to information and building effective, transparent institutions at all levels is key to promoting prosperity.May 19, 2016 | 11:55 am - 1:00 pm
More than 50 percent of the world lives in cities today; by 2020, this will rise to almost 60 percent. Municipal and state governments’ ability to finance infrastructure and planning will become increasingly important as the global urban population rises.
May 19, 2016 | 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
In U.S. coastal areas, in Puerto Rico, in Brazil and virtually every other country in the western hemisphere, there is the rising threat that the swift spread of the Zika virus will result in an epidemic of infants born with severe brain damage and adults who suffer paralysis. Poor women in their child bearing years, and their partners, are especially vulnerable.