The week that will be

Event announcements

Monday, April 18, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. ET: The Brookings Institution host a webcast on what comes after the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change? » The event will focus on the analysis of the report published by the Mitigation Working Group 3 of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report aims to provide policy makers with regular assessments of the scientific basis for climate change. Brookings will host a panel of experts to discuss the report’s key findings and what comes next in terms of climate policymaking. Panelists include: Sarah Kaplan, Climate Reporter for The Washington Post; Amar Bhattacharya, Brookings Principal Investigator; Barry G. Rabe, nonresident principal investigator at Brookings; Dana R. Fisher, nonresident principal investigator at Brookings; Elaine Kamarck, Brookings Principal Investigator; and Max Boykoff, professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Monday, April 18, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. ET: The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University host a webinar on Japan’s foreign policy following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Panelists include: Yoko Iwaama, professor at the National Graduate Institute of Policy; Hiroyuki Akita, Nikkei commentator; and Kiyoteru Tsutsui, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. ET: The Atlantic Council will host a conversation with HE Ali Allawi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Iraq, on the issues facing Iraq, including renewed coronavirus fears, inflation, fluctuating oil prices and political uncertainty. The event will be moderated by David Mack, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. ET: The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University host a online event on what should be done for the future of Myanmar. The event will include remarks from Nyantha Maw Lin, an independent analyst with experience in government affairs, public policy and political risk assessment related to Myanmar; and Scot Marciel, former US Ambassador to Myanmar.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 9 a.m. ET: The Atlantic Council will host a event to discuss whether Ukraine’s bold strikes are a prelude to the second phase of the war. The event will include a panel discussion with John Herbst; Senior Director of the Eurasia Center of the Atlantic Council; retired General Phillip Breedlove, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe; retired Admiral James G. Foggo, dean of the Navy League of the United States Center for Maritime Strategy; Hanna Shelest, Director of Security Studies at the Ukrainian Prism Foreign Policy Council; and William Taylor, Vice President for Russia and Europe at the US Institute of Peace.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET: The Wilson Center will be host a event on digital humanism and how to put people at the center of emerging technologies. The event will include remarks from Hannes Werthner, co-founder of the Digital Humanism Initiative; Allison Stanger, professor at Middlebury College; Hannah Metzler, post-doctoral fellow at the Computational Social Science Lab of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna; Michael Stampfer, Managing Director of Vienna Science and Technology Fund; and Elizabeth MH Newbury, Acting Director of the Science and Technology Innovation Program.

Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET: The Brookings Institution host a event to examine how close the United States is to universal broadband. The event will include a fireside chat between Brookings Principal Investigator Nicol Turner Lee; and Alan Davidson, assistant secretary of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration; and will be followed by a round table. Featured panelists include: Lee; Fallon Wilson, co-founder of the #BlackTechFutures Research Institute; Matt Ratanen, director of technology at the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association; Peggy Schaffer, Executive Director of ConnectME; and Diane Wells, deputy director of the Minnesota Office of Broadband Development.

Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. ET: The Wilson Center will be host a interview with Icelandic Foreign Minister Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir on Arctic cooperation in the shadow of Russian aggression. The event will be moderated by Michael Sfraga; President and Fellow Emeritus of the Wilson Center’s Polar Institute. The welcome address will be delivered by Mark Green, President, Director and CEO of the Wilson Center.

Friday, April 22, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. ET: The Brookings Institution host a event entitled “Climate Change: Meeting a Global Challenge in Africa”. The event will include a panel discussion with Mahmoud Mohieldin, Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund; Nyombi Morris, Climate Activist at Fridays for Future Uganda; Jeanine Mabunda Lioko, MP for Bumba in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Paul Okwi, Senior Program Specialist at the International Development Research Centre; Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Brookings Nonresident Principal Investigator; and Aloysius Uche Ordu, Brookings Principal Investigator.

Friday April 22, 2022 at 9 p.m.: The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University host a conference on US-China relations in an age of uncertainty. The event will include remarks from Yasheng Hyand, professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Scott Rozelle, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

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