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Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 6:30pm
Pakistan’s general elections this May come on the heels of popular outcries for free and fair elections, increased transparency, and an end to cronyism. In this Political Salon, American Pakistan Foundation President Awais Khan discusses this pivotal moment in Pakistan’s history and the role of the Pakistani diaspora in shaping the country's future.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 1:30pm
Following the Kenyan elections of March 4 "After the Spotlight" will offer insights on the challenges facing the new government as it seeks to maintain regional influence, spur economic growth, and modernize domestic and regional infrastructure.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 6:30pm
What role do artists play in creating and defining resilient, livable, and vibrant communities? The World Policy Institute in partnership with the Municipal Art Society of New York are delighted to present an art forum discussing the role of artists as agents for resilient rebuilding and sustainable communities.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 12:00pm
We invite the diplomatic community and expert practitioners to join us for a private roundtable discussion with our three guests as they explore policy options at this pivotal juncture for Afghanistan’s long-term stability.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 10:00am
The international community faces an ongoing challenge in protecting the rights to freedom of opinion and expression while also combating incitement to genocide and preventing violence based on hatred. This DC panel will address the phenomena of hate speech and incitement to mass violence, including genocide.
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 2:00pm
In this Political Salon, Kashmiri Ather Zia will report on her recent year on the ground researching human rights, militarization, and the nearly 10,000 cases of politically-motivated disappearances in Kashmir. Together with Kalpana Raina, she offers insights on the region's future through the lenses of gender, loss, memorialization, and representation.
Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:00am
In this NYC panel discussion, experts and leaders will address the phenomena of hate speech and incitement to mass violence, including genocide.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 8:00am
Through the World Policy Institute's Community Partnership with Womensphere, we are delighted to invite you to the Summit; and to take advantage of the $25 scholarship discount available to all World Policy Members.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 4:00pm
The World Policy Institute and New America Foundation invite you to a World Economic Roundtable on "Geo-economic and Geopolitical Risks in 2013" featuring Douglas Rediker, former U.S. representative on the Executive Board at the IMF and currently a Senior Fellow in the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 6:30pm
Reflecting on the developments since the earthquake, social entrepreneur Jacques-Philippe Piverger talks about access to electricity and other challenges facing Haiti, and the role of the international community in helping or hindering Haiti’s progress.
Image courtesy of Afghanistan Watch
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 6:30pm
In this Political Salon, Renard Sexton examines Afghanistan’s prospects for short and long term stability at the intersection of resource governance, economic development, and security.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 6:30pm
The World Policy Institute invites you to a Political Salon on the Syria crisis with journalist Lara Setrakian of Syria Deeply. She and her team have been tracking the story through an innovative new media platform that fuses professional journalism, user generated content, and social media to reveal deep insights on the dynamics behind the fight.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 4:15pm
World Policy's Michele Wucker and Claudia Dreifus speak at the launch of Marvine Howe's new book, Al-Andalus Rediscovered: Iberia's New Muslims.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 4:00pm
The World Policy Institute and New America Foundation invite you to a World Economic Roundtable on "The Meaning of the 2012 Election for U.S. Economic Policy and the World Economy" featuring Bruce Stokes, Director of Global Economic Attitudes at the Pew Research Center.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 6:30pm
At a moment in history when toppled dictators are being replaced with fledgling democracies, join us for a discussion about how some authoritarian regimes have constructed a new place for themselves in the international order.
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 6:00pm
Far from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States and al-Qaeda are fighting a clandestine war of drones and suicide bombers in Yemen’s unforgiving corner of Arabia. In The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia, Gregory D. Johnsen’s chronicles the rise, fall, and resurrection of al-Qaeda in Yemen over the last thirty years.
Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 6:00pm
The World Policy Institute is creating an arts and policy incubator through which artists whose work addresses social challenges can collaborate with policy thought leaders to find creative ways to reach hearts & minds –and, in turn, hands and feet.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 5:30pm
[POSTPONED] Michele Wucker, Nicholas Noe, and Suzanne Nossel discuss the global implications of the upcoming US Presidential election.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 4:00pm
This Roundtable explores management responses to water risk and options for the policy and business communities to provide incentives –or address disincentives- to better water risk disclosure.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 4:00pm
Hans Humes, CEO of Greylock Capital Management discusses how the next phase of the debt crisis will affect prospects for the European and global economies.


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