Mr. Natsios will speak about international development and the key issues that will define U.S. foreign assistance going forward, including democracy and governance, the risk of global pandemics, and food security. He will share first-hand accounts of his experience working with the U.S. Government, religious organizations, and universities.
While U.S. and European experts frequently discuss the policy implications of America’s “rebalancing” toward the Asia-Pacific region, little attention is given to how the transatlantic relationship can be used more effectively to promote stronger regional cooperation and strengthen the region’s institutional architecture, particularly within ASEAN.
Ambassador William H. Courtney
President, U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Association; Former U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan
Cecilia Leahy Klein
Senior Director for WTO Accessions, Office of the United States Trade Representative
The CSIS Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies is pleased to host its Fifth Annual South China Sea Conference. This full-day conference will provide opportunities for in-depth discussion and analysis of U.S. and Asian policy options in the South China Sea. It will feature speakers from throughout the region, including claimant countries.
Join us for Careers in Development with Simon Lowes. Mr. Lowes will speak about his experience in using private sector-led partnerships to support business operations and foster economic growth.
The United States and China are holding the 7th US-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue this June. The S&ED process is year-round, but is highlighted by the annual meeting of a large number of senior officials on both sides to strengthen relations and address major pressing issues of bilateral and global concern.
Rapid innovation has long been at the heart of a strong American economy and our ability to compete globally. To harness this creativity, the U.S. government is trying to maintain a patent system that rewards innovators, while also protecting them from patent infringers and abusers of the patent system, often called "patent trolls."