The Project on U.S. Leadership in Development presents Careers in Development:
The Future of Epidemic Response: Development's Role in Strengthening Health Systems
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development
Please join us for an expert panel discussion on current trends and innovations in diaspora finance, with a focus on the experience of Bangladesh. In 2013 alone, middle and low-income countries received an estimated $414 billion in remittances from members of the diaspora.
Last year, tens of thousands of children poured across the southern border of the United States. Most orginated in Central America's Northern Triangle countries - El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras - and fled northward to escape widespread violence, instability, and lack of economic opportunity in their countries of origin.
8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introduction
9:15–10:45 Panel One: Current Policy Issues in Taiwan
Bonnie Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia; Director, Project on Chinese Power, CSIS
The U.S.-Russian relationship may be facing challenges as significant as those confronted during the darkest days of the Cold War. From Russia’s actions in Crimea to disputes regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and ballistic missile defense, the imposition of sanctions on Russia and a surge in military incidents in Europe, relations between the United States and Russia need a new basis for collaboration.
Join us for Careers in Development with Kimberly Flowers. Ms. Flowers will share her extensive experience in strategic communications and international development, highlighting her time working for the U.S. government.
The CSIS Americas Program and El País will host a live edition of Club de Prensa -- the premier forum on today's most urgent issues with leading experts from the Americas. During this televised event, speakers will discuss this week's visit by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to Washington, D.C. To what extent will this visit set the tone for a revitalized bilateral relationship?
In the run-up to President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington on June 30, all eyes are on the future of U.S.-Brazil relations. Increasing investment and trade -- as shown in ApexBrasil's new Brazil-U.S. Investments Map -- make the bilateral economic relationship strongre than ever, even as the two countries work to revitalize their diplomatic ties.
Join us for a discussion on ways companies in the extractive industry engage indigenous communities in their areas of operation. Many extractive companies find themselves operating in close proximity to indigenous people and their territories, and working constructively with those communities is now a major business priority.