Saturday, June 15, 2019

Monday in Washington, June 17, 2019

CHINA’S PAYMENT SYSTEM: REVOLUTION, EVOLUTION, OR PASSING FAD? 6/17, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Claudia Biancotti, Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Frank Tuscano, Senior Manager, Royal Caribbean Cruises; Ltd.; Yiping Huang, Director, Institute of Digital Finance, Peking University; MODERATOR: David Dollar, Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings.
TRANSATLANTIC COOPERATION IN AN ERA OF CRISIS AND COMPETITION. 6/17, 3:15-5:00pm. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Michel Duclos, Special Advisor, Geopolitics, Institut Montaigne, Former French Ambassador to Syria and Switzerland; François Godement, Senior Advisor for Asia, Institut Montaigne; Ben Judah, Research Fellow, Hudson Institute; Peter Rough, Fellow, Hudson Institute; Ken Weinstein, President and CEO, Hudson Institute.

BEYOND GETTING GIRLS IN SCHOOL: ADDRESSING UNFINISHED BUSINESS TO ACHIEVE WOMEN’S EQUALITY. 6/17, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Center for Global Development (CGD). Speakers: Pamela Jakiela, Senior Fellow, CGD; Christina Kwauk, Fellow, Center for Universal Education, Brookings; Dana Schmidt, Senior Program Officer, Echidna Giving; Kehinde Ajayi, Economist at Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank; Stephanie Psaki, Deputy Director of the GIRL Center, Population Council; Moderator: Justin Sandefur, Senior Fellow, CGD.

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) holds public hearings from June 17 to June 21, 2019 and, the following week, from June 24 to June 25, 2019, regarding proposed tariffs on approximately $300 billion worth of Chinese products.

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