AFTER BREXIT: A NEW WORLD ORDER? TELECONFERENCE. 6/27, 11:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Wilson Center. The results of the June 23 UK referendum, in which British citizens voted to leave the European Union by a margin of 52% to 48%, shocked the markets and political leaders on both sides of the Atlantic. How long until economic and political stability returns? What kind of deal will Britain get as it forges new relationships with its European neighbors? Can the country retain its “special relationship” with the U.S.? Join BY PHONE as Wilson Center experts discuss the long-term global implications of this unprecedented vote.
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Speakers: James Hollifield, Public Policy Fellow; Michael J. Geary, Global Fellow; Michelle Egan, Fellow; Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center; Kent Hughes, Public Policy Fellow.
REFUGEES WORK: A HUMANITARIAN INVESTMENT THAT YIELDS ECONOMIC DIVIDENDS. 6/27, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Center for Global Development (CGD). Speaker: Philippe Legrain, Founder, Open Political Economy Network (OPEN), Senior Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics European Institute (LSEEI).
RESTORING NATO'S POWER AND PURPOSE. 6/27, 1:30-2:45pm. Sponsor: Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council. Speakers: Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns (Ret.), Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Former US Ambassador to NATO; General James L. Jones, Jr., USMC (Ret.), Chairman and Board Director, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council, Founder and President, Jones Group International, Former National Security Advisor and Former Supreme Allied Commander Europe; Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President, Programs and Strategy, Atlantic Council, Former Senior Director, European Affairs, National Security Council; Moderator: Dr. Evelyn Farkas, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia, US Department of Defense.
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S. GOVERNMENT TO IMPROVE THE PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICT. 6/27, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsor: Stimson. Speakers: Tom Perriello, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa; Victoria K. Holt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State; Bruno Stagno Ugarte, Deputy Executive Director, Human Rights Watch; Lise Grande, Deputy Representative of the Secretary-General to the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq.
LEADERS SPEAK: NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISORS. 6/27, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsor: National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Speakers: Stephen J. Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC; Former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; Robert “Bud” McFarlane, National Security Advisor to President Ronald Regan; Moderator: Steve Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.