Sunday, June 20, 2021

Monday Asia Events June 21, 2021

, 9:00am-12:30pm (EDT), ZOOM. Sponsor: Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP). Speakers: Marko Klašnja, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, and Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Government Department; Nina Eichacker, Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island; Timothy Shenk, Historian of Modern United States, and Author of Maurice Dobb: Political Economist; James E. Foster, Professor, International Affairs and Economics, and Co-Director of IIEP, George Washington University, and Research Associate, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, Oxford University. 

THE REALITY OF ROLLING OUT COVID-19 VACCINES. 6/21, 10:00-11:00am (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Henrietta Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF; Charles Akataobi, Epidemiologist/Field Coordinator, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), Nigeria; Martha Ngoe, Bureau Chief for International Vaccination and Travel Medicine and Sub-National Surveillance Officer, South-West Region, Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon; Shyam Raj Upreti, Coordinator, COVID-19 Vaccine Expert Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal; Katherine E. Bliss, Senior Fellow, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS; John J. Hamre, President, CEO and Langone Chair in American Leadership, CSIS. 

A GENDER FRAMEWORK FROM ARMS CONTROL & DISARMAMENT. 6/21, 11:00am-Noon (EDT), ZOOM. Sponsors: Women in International Security (WIIS); Embassy of Liechtenstein. Speakers: Amb. Kurt Jaeger, Liechtenstein; Jana Wattenberg, Lecturer, Aberystwyth University, and Fellow, WIIS; Renata Hessman Dalaqua, Program Lead, Gender and Disarmament Program, UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR); Deepti Choubey, Director of Knowledge Management and Human Resources Services, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), and Former Head of Public Affairs, Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW); Moderator: Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, President, WIIS. 

U.S.-EU RELATIONS AFTER THE SUMMIT: A CONVERSATION WITH EU AMBASSADOR STAVROS LAMBRINIDIS. 6/21, 11:00am-Noon (EDT), WEBCAST. Sponsor: Wilson Center (WWC). Speakers: Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Ambassador to the United States; Moderator: Daniel S. Hamilton, Director, Global Europe Program, WWC, Distinguished Fellow, Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. 

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, Noon-1:00pm (CDT), ZOOM. Sponsor: National WWII Museum New Orleans. Speaker: Author, Jonathan Parshall, Adjunct Professor, US Naval War College, and Founder,  PURCHASE BOOK:

WHAT IRAN’S ELECTION RESULTS PORTEND. 6/21, Noon-1:30pm (EDT), LIVESTREAM. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Borzou Daragahi, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, Director, Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy; Azadeh Zamirirad, Iran Researcher and Deputy Head, Africa and Middle East Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs; Sadegh Zibakalam, Author, Professor, University of Tehran; Moderator: Barbara Slavin, Director, Future of Iran Initiative; Atlantic Council. 

A CONVERSATION WITH US SECRETARY OF STATE ANTONY J. BLINKEN. 6/21, 1:00-1:45pm (EDT), LIVESTREAM. Sponsors: Atlantic Council; Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA). Speakers: The Hon. Antony J. Blinken, US Secretary of State; Jonathan Capehart, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, Washington Post, MSNBC. 

OCEANS OF OPPORTUNITY: SOUTHEAST ASIA’S SHARED MARITIME CHALLENGES, SESSION THREE. 6/21, 8:00-10:30pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsors: CSIS; University of the Philippines. Speakers: Laura David, Director, Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines; Jurgenne Primavera, Chief Mangrove Scientific Advisor, Zoological Society of London; John McManus, Director, National Center for Coral Reef Research, University of Miami; Amanda Hsiao, Senior Analyst, China, International Crisis Group; Jay Batongbacal, Director, Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea, University of the Philippines; Gregory B. Poling, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, Director, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, CSIS; Whitley Saumweber, Director, Stephenson Ocean Security Project, and Senior Associate (Non-Resident), Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, CSIS. 

CAN INTERNATIONAL RULES IMPROVE DOMESTIC REGULATION OF DIGITAL TRADE? 6/21, 9:00-10:00pm (EDT), WEBCAST. Sponsor: Cato Institute. Speaker: David Weller, Director of Economic and Trade Policy, Google; Neha Mishra, Lecturer, Australia National University College of Law; Henry Gao, Associate Professor of Law, Singapore Management University; Simon Lester, Associate Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute. 

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