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Washington Agenda - Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Dec. 7, 2001 at 3:34 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF, DECEMBER 10, 2001

December 11, 2001

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on The Bush Presidency: Transition and Transformation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Clay Johnson, deputy chief of staff

C. Boyden Gray, White House Counsel (George H.W. Bush administration)

Susan page, USA Today; Steven Ricchetti deputy chief of staff (Clinton administration)

John Fortier, AEI

Karl Rove, White House senior adviser

Thomas Mann, Brookings Institution

Norman Ornstein, AEI

John Podesta, chief of staff (Clinton administration)

Rob Portman, U.S. House of Representatives (R-OH)

David Sanger, The New York Times; David Brooks, Weekly Standard

E.J. Dionne, Jr., Washington Post; Brookings Institution

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION presents a brownbag lunch to discuss The Price of Terror: Lessons of Lockerbie for a World on the Brink

With Allan Gerson, Research Professor of International Relations, George Washington University.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times correspondent and author of several best-selling books.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Moldova's Ten Years of Independence: The Puzzle of Transition.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ceslav Ciobanu, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the United States

Rudi Perina, Special Negotiator for Nagorno-Karabakh and Eurasian Conflicts, U.S. Department of State

Vladimir Solonari, former Member of Parliament of Moldova and Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

December 12, 2001

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a conference on "Evaluating Doha: Next Steps For The WTO And The Multilateral Trading System."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:45 a.m. - Opening Statement by Carnegie Endowment President Jessica Mathews

9 a.m. - Peter Allgeier, Deputy United States Trade Representative

10:05 a.m. - Panel #1: Substantive Issues in the World Trade Organization

J. Michael Finger, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Kamal Malhotra, Senior Civil Society Advisor, United Nations Development Program

Isi Siddiqui, Senior Director for Biotechnology and Trade, American Crop Protection Association

Bruce Wilson, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

11:20 a.m. - Institutional Issues in the WTO

Hussein Abaza, Director, Economics and Trade Unit, Division of Technology,

Industry and Economics, United Nations Environment Program

John Audley, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

John Jackson, University Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Sabrina Varma, Consultant, South Centre

12:50 p.m. - Luncheon with Heraldo Munoz Valenzuela, Chilean Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs, who will discuss the role of the environment in the WTO system.

DATE: December 12, 2001

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-939-2340

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring A delegation from the Republic of China on Taiwan discussing "Taiwan After the December 1 Elections."

WHO: The speakers are:

Secretary General of the Executive Yuan, Mr. Chiou I-Jen

The Chair of the Mainland Affairs Council, Miss Tsai Ing-Wen

Deputy Secretary General, Office of the President, Dr. Eugene Chien

Board Member, Coordination Council for North American Affairs, Mr. Wu An-Chia

DATE: December 12, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum "After Afghanistan: The Future of Intervention and Nation Building."

WHO: The speakers are:

Alan Tonelson, Senior Analyst, U.S. Business & Industry Council

Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group

Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute

DATE: December 12, 2001

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on New Borders and Old Neighbors in Europe with Jileva, Doctoral Candidate, University of Sussex, Sussex European Institute, U.K., and Wilson Center OSI International Junior Public Policy Scholar

DATE: December 12, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE presents a program on "Reforming Permitting."

WHO: The speakers are:

Terry Davies, RFF

Jay Benforado, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mary Gade, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal

Paul Portney, RFF

DATE: December 12, 2001

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program with President of the National Organization for Women Kim Gandy discussing "Women's Rights in a Time of War."

DATE: December 12, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Report Card on Kenyan Constitutional Review Process with Oki Ooko Ombaka, first vice-chair of the Kenyan Constitutional Review Commission.

DATE: December 12, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

December 13, 2001

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE holds a news conference releasing its new study, Traveling Light: New Paths for International Tourism, looking at the future environmental impact of the tourism industry after September 11.

DATE: December 13, 2001

LOCATION: 1776 Massachusetts Ave. NW,

Washington, DC

CONTACT: Leanne Mitchell, 202-452-1992 Ext. 527

WEB ADDRESS: Worldwatch.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum entitled Should the United States Go to War against Iraq?

WHO: The speakers are:

With James Woolsey, Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency

William Niskanen, Chairman, Cato Institute.

DATE: December 13, 2001

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

December 14, 2001

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a health policy discussion "Does Health Insurance Increase the Use of Medical Care?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Craig William Perry, Princeton University Investment Company

Harvey S. Rosen, Princeton University; Linda J. Blumberg, Urban Institute

Robert B. Helms, AEI

DATE: December 14, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Warren A. Jones, president of the American Academy of Family Physicians, discussing the role of family physicians on the front lines of today's bioterrorism threat and the actions the Academies taking to continue to educate its 93-thousand members and the public. Jonathan Temte, M.D., a family physician from Madison, Wisconsin and national authority on infectious diseases, will also discuss the science behind anthrax and other diseases used as weapons.

DATE: December 14, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

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