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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
Minister Paet will discuss a variety of challenges currently facing Europe including: refugees and migration; the security situation and Ukraine; Daesh(ISIS) and terrorism; and more. He will also cover the U.S. perception of these challenges.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 3:00pm
This meeting inaugurates the World Policy Institute’s Cuban Reset Dialogues, a yearlong series that will host leading figures in law, finance, and governance to assess the state of play in U.S.-Cuban reconciliation and trade. Pedro Freyre launches the series by addressing the evolving regulatory space and offering ground-level insight on the prospects for restored bilateral trade and investment.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines will be given an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree in recognition of his dedication to his country, his integrity, and his embodiment of a Jesuit education.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 5:30pm
e inspections we put up with at airport gates and the endless warnings we get at train stations, on buses, and all the rest are the way we encounter the vast apparatus of U.S. security. Like the wars fought in its name, these measures are supposed to make us safer in a post-9/11 world. But do they?
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
Dr. Choyleva will explain why an economic slowdown in China could be a positive for the world economy resulting in what she calls a “deflationary boom.” A step down in demand in China for fixed asset investment, she will argue, could help spur a step-up in household spending in the United States, the Euro-Zone, and Britain as the price of commodities and energy remains lower for longer. But she will also outline what could go wrong with this optimistic baseline scenario that would bring the world economy closer to a deflationary bust.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 9:00am
Join World Policy Institute at The Economist Events' Pride and Prejudice event on March 3rd in New York, a global conference that explores the business case for LGBT diversity and inclusion.
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