April 22, 2014
In this installment of “Inside the Middle East: Q&A,” Ambassador Nabeela Al Mulla, Former Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, discusses the regional balance in the Middle East, coordination efforts for humanitarian aid in Syria, and domestic politics in Kuwait.
April 18, 2014
In this installment of “Inside the Middle East: Q&A,” Raed Charafeddine, First Vice-Governor, Central Bank of Lebanon, discusses the job market in Lebanon and the Middle East and the role of financial institutions in the region.
April 17, 2014
An audio recording from April 2, 2014, when Sami Atallah, Director, Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, discussed key recent policy challenges and policy debates in Lebanon, including decentralization, the electoral law, and gas policies.
April 17, 2014
In this installment of “Inside the Middle East: Q&A,” Soli Özel, Professor of International Relations, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, discusses Turkey's politics, domestic concerns, and upcoming elections.
April 15, 2014
By Robert C. Stowe, Executive Director, Harvard Environmental Economics Program; Manager, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements
The important work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is receiving worldwide attention following the recent release of the Panel's Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The Report has been prepared by hundreds of experts over the last four years; it reviews and assesses the most advanced research on climate change and summarizes it for policy makers around the world. The IPCC's assessment reports are considered the benchmark for scientific understanding of climate change.
April 11, 2014
By Robert B. Zoellick, Non-resident Senior Fellow
Robert Zoellick, senior fellow with Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center and former head of the World Bank, spoke to a crowd of about 150 as part of the Harvard University Center for the Environment’s (HUCE) “China 2035: Energy, Climate, Development” lecture series. As reported in the Harvard Gazette, “HUCE Director Daniel Schrag, the Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology and professor of environmental science and engineering, introduced the event, saying that it’s important to understand China because it looms so large on the world stage.”
April 4, 2014
A video recording of a John F. Kennedy, Jr. forum with Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Executive Committee Member, Palestine Liberation Organization, on March 31, 2014.
April 3, 2014
Belfer Center Director Graham Allison announced today that Josh Burek, Executive Director for Marketing and Communications at the American Enterprise Institute, and formerly Opinion Editor at The Christian Science Monitor, has been appointed Director of Communications and Outreach for Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
March 31, 2014
By Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
Professor Nicholas Burns sat down with FinanceAsia on the sidelines of the March 2014 Credit Suisse annual Asian investor conference in Hong Kong to discuss the intersection of geopolitics and globalisation.
March 26, 2014
By Kevin Ryan, Director, Defense and Intelligence Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
At a time when the crisis in Ukraine and Crimea is closing down communication between the American and Russia governments, a senior group of American and Russian former military and intelligence officers met quietly in Morocco to ask each other whether there remain any areas where the two nations should continue joint efforts. Their answer, given in a joint statement released at the end of their three day meeting in March, is yes.