Sunday, March 4, 2018

Monday in Washington, March 5, 2018

CHINA’S RAPID RICE AS A GREEN FINANCE CHAMPION. 3/5, 9:30-11:30am. Sponsor: China Environment Forum (CEF), Wilson Center. Speakers: Carolyn Szum, Program Manager, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Alan Xiangrui Meng, Market Analyst, Climate Bonds Initiative; Derek Ip, Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Team, Trucost. Moderator: Jennifer L. Turner, Director, CEF, Wilson Center, Manager, Global Choke Point Initiative.

AN OUTLOOK OF THE CHINESE ECONOMY AND SINO-JAPAN RELATIONS. 3/5, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: East-West Center in Washington. Speakers: Kiyoyuki Seguchi, Research Director, Canon Institute for Global Studies; Dr. Anny Wong, Research Fellow, John G. Tower Center for Political Studies, Southern Methodist, University, Adjunct Political Scientist, RAND Corporation.

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OIL IN IRAQ: PATHWAYS TO ENABLING BETTER GOVERNANCE. 3/5, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Middle East Institute (MEI). Speakers: Erin Banco, Investigative Reporter, Star-Ledger &; Alan Eyre, Director, Office of Middle East and Asia, Bureau of Energy Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Omar Al-Nidawi, Iraq Director, Gryphon Partners; Jean-Francois Seznec, Scholar, MEI, Adjunct Professor, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Moderator: Randa Slim, Director, Track II Dialogues Initiative, MEI, Non-resident Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University.

THE U.S. AND THE UK: A CONVERSATION WITH KORI SCHAKE. 3/5, 3:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Kori Schake, Deputy Director-General, IISS, Author, Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony; Tod Lindberg, Senior Fellow, Hudson.

A CONVERSATION ON FREE TRADE AND GLOBALIZATION. 3/5, 5:00-6:00pm. Sponsors: Dean’s Forum & European and Eurasian Studies Program, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speaker: Brian Mikkelsen, Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs. Moderator: Vali Nasr, Dean, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University.

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GLORY AND GRATITUDE TO THE UNITED STATES – CHERS BIENFAITEURS. 3/5, 5:00-7:00pm. Sponsor: Hoover Institution. Speakers: George Nash, PhD, Historian, Author, A Multivolume Scholarly Biography of Herbert Hoover; Nancy Heingartner, PhD, Assistant Director of Outreach, Institute for Regional and International Studies, University of WI-Madison; Bernard Geenen, Economic and Commercial Counselor, Wallonia, Embassy of Belgium; Brigadier General G. Franchomme, Defense, Military, Air and Naval Attaché, Embassy of Belgium; R.Admn. W.S. Truelove CMM, CD, Embassy of Canada.

3/5, 5:30-7:00pm, Reception. Sponsor: Institute for International Economic Policy, Elliott School, GWU. Speaker: Bob Koopman, Chief Economist, World Trade Organization.

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