Saturday, March 7, 2015

Monday in Washington, March 9, 2015

BEGINNING A NEW ERA: INDIA'S UNION BUDGET 2015-2016. 3/9, 8:45-10:00am. Sponsor: Peterson Institute for International Economics (IIE). Speaker: Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to the government of India.

THE URBAN IMPERATIVE: TOWARDS COMPETITIVE CITIES. 3/9, 11:00am-12:30pm. Sponsor: World Bank Group. Speakers: Paul Romer, Professor of Economics, NYU; Abha Joshi-Ghani, Director, Knowledge Exchange & Learning, World Bank; Ravi Kanbur, Professor of World Affairs, Cornell University; Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Senior Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank; Ani Dasgupta, Global Director, World Resources Initiative.

PRISON AND PERSECUTION IN TURKMENISTAN. 3/9, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Open Society Foundation (OSF). Speakers: Ruslan Myatiev, Founder, Alternative Turkmenistan News; Kate Watters, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Crude Accountability; Catherine Cosman, Senior Policy Analyst, US Commission on International Religious Freedom. 

THE UKRAINE CRISIS AND JAPAN’S RUSSIA CHALLENGE. 3/9, 12:30-1:30pm, Lunch. Sponsor: East-West Center Washington. Speaker: Dr. Michito Tsuruoka, Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) for Japan’s Ministry of Defense.

SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS, VERMONT. 3/9, 12:30pm. Sponsor: National Press Club (NPC). Speaker: Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT. Location: NPC, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor. Contact: http://www.press.org/events/npc-luncheon-senator-bernie-sanders-vermont, Fee.

A CONVERSATION ON THE MIDDLE EAST WITH STEPHEN HADLEY. 3/9, 1:00-2:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University. Speakers: Stephen Hadley, Former US Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; Amb. Shirin Tahir-Kheli, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute.

TAILORED SOLUTIONS TO PRIORITIZE WOMEN AND GIRL'S HEALTH GLOBALLY. 3/9, 1:30-3:00pm. Sponsor: Global Health Council. Speaker(s): TBA.

INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME. 3/9, 2:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speakers: Sen. Christopher Coons, D-DE; Luis Arreaga, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Monica Medina, Senior Director of International Ocean Policy at the National Geographic Society; Zachary Romanow, Philanthropy Engineer, Palantir Technologies; Madhuri Kommareddi, Director of Program Development, Clinton Foundation; Ellen Laipson, President and CEO, Stimson Center; Johan Bergenas, Deputy Director, Managing Across Boundaries, Stimson Center.

AMERICA'S STRATEGIC DILEMMA: A REVISIONIST RUSSIA IN A COMPLEX WORLD. 3/9, 2:15-3:15pm. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Robert Menendez, D-NJ, Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member; Zbigniew Brzezinski, Former National Security Advisor; John Hamre, President and CEO, CSIS.

OF MARINES, THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, GUANTANAMO AND BEYOND. 3/9, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: David C. Iglesias, J.D., US Navy (Ret.), Director, J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government and Public Policy. Wheaton College.

OF MARINES, THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, GUANTANAMO AND BEYOND. 3/9, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: David C. Iglesias, J.D., US Navy (Ret.), Director, J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government and Public Policy, Wheaton College.

UNDERSTANDING ISIS AND AL-QAEDA AND POTENTIAL WAYS TO DEAL WITH THE TWO THREATS. 3/9, 6:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Speaker: William Braniff, Executive Director, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, University of Maryland.

IMAGINING A HUMANIST EDUCATION GLOBALLY. 3/8-3/13. Sponsor: Comparative and International Education Society.

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