The CSIS Pacific Partners Initiative is pleased to invite you for a discussion with Hugh White, professor of Strategic Studies at the Australian National University.
The CSIS Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies is pleased to host a Thailand Speaker Series discussion with Kavi Chongkittavorn, senior fellow at Chulalongkorn University’s Institute of Security and International Studies.
For the past two weeks, all eyes have been on Chile as it works to recover from a devastating earthquake. But the country's problems stretch beyond the recent natural disaster. The past year has seen the Chilean economy falter, even as corruption scandals wreak havoc on both sides of the country's political spectrum.
The Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies and the Scholl Chair in International Business are pleased to host the third annual Asian Architecture Conference @ CSIS.
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.
Global trade has been disappointing following the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Beginning in the mid-1980s, the world economy entered a phase of rapid globalization, during which global trade consistently outpaced global GDP growth due to technological advances and policies that embraced economic integration.
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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
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.