Sunday, October 25, 2015

Monday in Washington, October 26, 2015

OVERCOMING THE LIMITS TO GROWTH: SUSTAINABILITY LESSONS FROM JAPAN. 10/26, 10:00-11:15am. Sponsor: CNEAPS, Brookings. Speakers: Mireya Solís, Senior Fellow, Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies, Brookings; Hiroshi Komiyama, Chairman, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Founder, Advisory Board, U.S.-Japan Research Institute, President Emeritus, University of Tokyo.

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PUTIN’S CRIMEAN GAMBLE: RUSSIA, UKRAINE, AND THE NEW COLD WAR. 10/26, 10:30am-Noon. Sponsor: Brookings. Speaker: author Marvin Kalb, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy; Moderator: Martin S. Indyk, Executive Vice President, Brookings.

THE RISE OF THE WORLD'S POOREST COUNTRIES. 10/26, Noon-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsor: National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Speakers: Steven Radelet, Donald F. McHenry Chair in Global Human Development, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Richard Messick, Senior Contributor, Global Anticorruption Blog; Moderator: Marc F. Plattner, Vice President, Research and Studies, NED.

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DEVOTION: A TALE OF COURAGE FROM THE "FORGOTTEN WAR". 10/26, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI). Speakers: Adam Makos, Author, Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice; Lt. Gen. Wallace "Chip" Gregson (USMC, Ret.), Senior Advisor at Avascent International, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs; James Person, Ph.D, Deputy Director, History & Public Policy Program, Coordinator, Center for Korean History & Public Policy, Wilson Center.

EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION: A CONVERSATION WITH PAKISTAN'S CIVIL SOCIETY LEADERS. 10/26, 4:00-5:15pm, Reception. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speaker: The 2015 Emerging Leaders of Pakistan, including Ali Haider, Anam Bhatti, Danish Ali Bhutto, Fakiha Ali, Fatima Rizwan, Hussain Haider, Khalid Khawaja Mushtaq, Rafia Farooqui, Rizwan Shoukat, Saima Feroz, Sawai Mal, Syed Azhar Shah, Usman Khan, Zahra Ali, and Zulqarnain Jameel; Moderator: Nazia Khan, Assistant Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council.

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