- May 11, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Russia's ongoing military operations in Ukraine and Syria present an evolving challenge for analysts and observers. The perception of novelty in the Russian approach to achieving military effect sparked a fashion in the West for referring to "hybrid warfare" or a "Gerasimov doctrine" - two concepts unrecognizable in Russia.
- 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 | 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.