Sunday, October 13, 2013

Monday in Washington, October 14, 2013

Columbus Day Ceremony in front Union Station
October 14th, is Columbus Day in the United States, which is a Federal Holiday. The financial markets are not closed. 

INDONESIA'S APPROACH TOWARD A GREEN ECONOMY. 10/14, Noon-2:00pm. Sponsor: Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA) and theSigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University. Speaker: Dr. Mubariq Ahmad, Adviser for Climate Change Policy, World Bank; Strategy Working Group Leader, Indonesia's Presidential Task Force on REDD+.

ASSESSING INDIA'S INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR BETTER OUTCOMES. 10/14, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Rising Powers Initiative's Asian Economic Challenges series and the Institute for International Economic Policy's Sustainable Development Forum series, George Washington University. Speaker: Ajay Chhibber, Director General, India's Independent Evaluation Organization.

FIVE YEARS LATER: THE LESSONS OF THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS. 10/14, 7:00pm. Sponsor: French-American Global Forum / French-American Institute for Global Affairs; School for International Service at American University; In Cooperation with Le Monde Diplomatique and Le Monde Diplomatique English Edition. Speakers: Introductions by: Frederic Dore, Minister-Counselor, Embassy of France to the United States James Goldgeier, Dean, School of International Service; and Romuald Sciora, President, French-American Global Forum; Panelists:
Anne-Cecile Robert, Director, International Editions, Le Monde Diplomatique; Wendy Kristianasen, Director, Le Monde Diplomatique English Division; Ibrahim Warde, Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; Arturo Porzecanski, Professor, School of International Service; Michael Shank, Director, Foreign Policy Program at Friends Committee on National Legislation and Senior Fellow, French American Global Forum.

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