Sunday, July 12, 2015

Monday in Washington, July 13, 2015

THE FUTURE OF THE U.S.-INDIA PARTNERSHIP: TEN YEARS AFTER THE CIVIL NUCLEAR COOPERATION INITIATIVE. 7/13, 8:15am-4:30pm. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: William J. Burns, Chandrajit Banerjee, Arun Singh, Nisha Biswal, R. Nicholas Burns, Shyam Saran, Ronen Sen, Philip Zelikow, Stephen Biegun, Sumit Mazumder, Rajiv Modi, Deep Kapuria, Kaushik Basu, Edward Luce, Stephen Hadley, M.K. Narayanan, Shivshankar Menon, Thomas Donilon, Robert Scher, Eliot Cohen, Vikram Singh, David Sanger.

US-CHINA COOPERATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST. 7/13, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Center for American Progress (CAP). Speakers: Yang Jiemian, Chairman of Academic Affairs, Shanghai Institute for International Studies; Wu Chunsi, Deputy Director for Department of American Studies, Shanghai Institute for International Studies; Alan Wong, Executive Director of the China-US Exchange Foundation; Vikram Singh, Vice President for National Security and International Policy, CAP; Rudy deLeon and Brian Katulis, CAP Senior Fellows. 

WHY HUMAN RIGHTS MATTER IN POLICY TOWARD NORTH KOREA. 7/13, Noon-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsors: International Forum for Democratic Studies, National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Speakers: Yoshihiro Makino, Visiting Fellow, International Forum for Democratic Studies, Senior International Correspondent, Asahi Shimbun; Bruce Klingner, Heritage Foundation.

HOW TO AVOID A FROZEN CONFLICT: TRANSATLANTIC APPROACHES TO THE UKRAINE AND RUSSIA. 7/13, 12:30pm. Sponsor: The Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Speakers: Niels Annen, member of the German Parliament; Matthew Rojansky, Director of the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute; John Hudson, Senior Reporter at Foreign Policy. 

DEFENSE POLICY PRIORITIES IN AN AGE OF RAPID CHANGE. 7/13, 1:30-2:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS, International Security Program. Speaker: Christine E. Wormuth, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.

CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE ARCTIC. 7/13, 3:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: State Department and the Polar Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Speakers: Karen Florini, State Department Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change; Stephanie Pfirman, Co-chair of the Department of Environmental Science, Columbia University. 

WOMEN IN COMBAT: LESSONS LEARNED FROM CULTURAL SUPPORT TEAMS. 7/13, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsor: Women in International Security (WIIS). Speakers: Former Members, U.S. Department of Defense’s cultural support teams (CSTs).

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