The Week at CSIS

All the speeches, discussions, and roundtables from October 17 to 21.

Oct 21, 2016 · 3 min read

CSIS hosts over 2,000 events a year, from major public speeches to small briefings. Join us here for an inside look at the events of the week.

Fukushima After 2047 Days: Current Revitalization on the Ground

The CSIS Proliferation Prevention Program hosted a discussion with the Honorable Masao Uchibori on the present situation of Fukushima Prefecture, 2047 days after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

Implementing Innovation Series: A Look at Using Public-Private Partnerships to Invest in Defense Infrastructure

Left to right: Andrew Philip Hunter, Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and Senior Fellow, CSIS International Security Program; Chet Edwards, Former Chairman, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, House of Representatives; General (Ret.) John M. Keane, Former Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army

As part of the Implementing Innovation Series at CSIS, leaders with military insight explored how public-private models might be used to help revitalize the Department of Defense’s infrastructure.

The Refugee Crisis and International Organizations

Left to right: Dr. Matthew McGuire, U.S. Executive Director, the World Bank; Jon Brause, Director, Washington Office, World Food Programme; Nina Nieuwoudt, Senior Business Leader, Humanitarian and Public Sector

Hosted by the CSIS Project on Prosperity and Development, international development and business professionals discussed the need for improved coordination across organizations to help solve the growing refugee crisis.

Dark Waters: Threat Networks and Maritime Security with Admiral Kurt Tidd

Admiral Kurt Tidd

This week’s Maritime Security Dialogue (a series hosted by CSIS and United States Naval Institute (USNI)) offered insight into the current challenges facing maritime security.

The Lancet Maternal Health Series and Implications for U.S. Policy

Margaret Kruk Associate Professor of Global Health, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

CSIS Global Health Policy Center hosted a session focused on the new Lancet series “Maternal Health 2016.” Ten years after The Lancet published a series on maternal survival, this new release highlights current knowledge, successes, and gaps within the new development framework of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Election 2016: How Did We Get To This?

Author, John Zogby

John Zogby, author of We Are Many, We Are One: Neo-Tribes and Tribal Analytics, utilized his research to analyze the current election cycle.

An Evolving IMF

Nathan Sheets, U.S. Treasury Under Secretary with Tim Adams, CSIS Senior Adviser (Non-resident)

U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Nathan Sheets led a discussion to highlight the strategic role of economics in foreign policy and to explore the making of international economic policy.

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