Sunday, March 13, 2011

Monday, work goes on

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AND TAIWAN. 3/14, 10:00-11:45am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Brookings CNAPS. Speakers: Richard Bush III, director of the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution; Jacques deLisle, professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School; Bonnie Glaser, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; Wei-chin Lee, professor of political science at Wake Forest University; and Sandy Yu-Lin Yeh, visiting fellow of the Brookings Institution.

THE RISE OF INDIA: WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE UNITED STATES. 3/14, 10:30am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Ashley Tellis, Carnegie Endowment of International Peace; Ron Somers, US-India Business Council; Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI.

EXORBITANT PRIVILEGE: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE DOLLAR AND THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM. 3/14, 12:30-2:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: Infoshop, World Bank. Speakers: Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee, Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley; Otaviano Canuto, Vice President and Head of Network, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management, World Bank.

BUILDING CAPACITY FOR TRADE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. 3/14, 2:00-5:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC). Speakers: USCC President and CEO Thomas Donohue; World Bank Group President Robert Zoellick; and World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy; Jim Kolbe, German Marshall Fund. 

GENDER & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA. 3/14, 5:00-6:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Asia Society Washington Center. Speakers: Jonathan Woetzel, Director, McKinsey & Company Shanghai Office and Co-founder, Urban China Initiative; Oyungerel Tsedevdamba, Chairperson, Joint US-China Collaboration on Clean Energy (JUCCCE); Christopher Williams, Director, UN-HABITAT New York Office.

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