Events

The Impact of the European Crisis on Latin America and East-Central Europe

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 (All day)

The Center on Global Economic Governance and the Program in Economic Policy Management invite you to a discussion on,
 
The Impact of the European Crisis on Latin America and East-Central Europe

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Room 1501
 
This discussion will focus on the impact of the European crisis on the economies of Latin America and East-Central Europe: How has it affected particular economies, and why have some emerged stronger than others?

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Memorialization and the Role of Reparative Justice in the Balkans

Please join us for panel discussion about the complexities and challenges of enacting reparative justice and memorialization initiatives in a region where ongoing battles over the historical interpretation of events remain a psychological continuation of these conflicts. While the carnage wrought by armies and militias may have ended in the region more than twenty years ago, the wars over human rights, history, memory, and commemoration continue to be waged in the fragile socio-political terrain of the Balkans.

The Future of Natural Gas in Europe

The Golden Age of natural gas, announced by the IEA only a couple of years ago, has not materialized in Europe to date. In the electricity sector, gas increasingly finds itself squeezed between cheap coal and subsidized renewable energy sources. Domestic production of natural gas is declining more rapidly than anticipated, chiefly due to the Dutch government’s decision to curtail production at the largest natural gas field in Europe, to mitigate frequent earth tremors reported from the area.

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