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  • Press Releases | SAIS
    Rubin to Speak at JHU SAIS Commencement 2005 11 13 JHU SAIS to Hold Discussion on Conflict Intervention and Prevention 2004 01 27 JHU SAIS and Newsweek to Co Host Forum on National Security and Presidential Campaign Politics 2004 12 06 JHU SAIS to Hold Discussion on Crisis in U S German Relations 2004 11 09 NATO Ambassador Nicholas Burns to Speak at JHU SAIS 2004 03 16 JHU SAIS to Host Lecture on Globalization of Aerospace and Defense Industry 2004 11 09 Former Japanese Prime Minister Nakasone to Speak at JHU SAIS 2005 11 14 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Chairman William McDonough to Speak at JHU SAIS 2005 07 13 JHU SAIS Establishes India Advisory Group 2005 01 31 JHU SAIS Center Publishes New Issue of Transatlantic Magazine Presenting an Agenda for the President s Trip to Europe 2005 12 01 Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to Speak at JHU SAIS 2005 05 16 Afghan President Hamid Karzai to Speak at JHU SAIS 2004 04 28 JHU SAIS to Hold Forum on 50th Anniversary of U S EU Relations Sen Joseph Biden to Give Keynote Address 2003 10 06 JHU SAIS to Host Book Release Event for Sen

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/press-releases?page=11 (2015-11-11)
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  • JHU SAIS to Host Forum on the Xinjiang Problem in China | SAIS
    China JHU SAIS to Host Forum on the Xinjiang Problem in China The Johns Hopkins Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS will hold a forum The Xinjiang Problem on Wednesday 06 18 at at 5 30 p m preceded by a reception at 5 p m Graham Fuller former vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council and Frederick Starr chairman of the Central Asia Caucasus Institute CACI at SAIS will be the featured speakers during this next W P Carey Forum Xinjiang China s Central Asian borderland comprises 18 percent of the country s area ranks 12th among 31 provinces in terms of GDP has more oil and gas than any other province and its population includes the world s fourth largest group of Turkic peoples mainly Uyghurs Xinjiang s Uyghurs today are discontented Many seek autonomy some dream of a separate state Small but significant numbers of the latter have resorted to terrorist like tactics The event free and open to the public will be held in the first floor auditorium of the school s Rome Building located at 1619 Massachusetts Ave N W Washington D C Members of the public should RSVP to 202 663

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  • Japanese Finance Adviser Kuroda to Speak at JHU SAIS | SAIS
    Nanjing China You are here Japanese Finance Adviser Kuroda to Speak at JHU SAIS Japanese Finance Adviser Kuroda to Speak at JHU SAIS Haruhiko Kuroda special adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi and former vice finance minister for international affairs will speak at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS on Thursday 10 16 at 12 30 p m Kuroda will speak about Japan s Economic Recovery and Structural Reforum at this event hosted by the Edwin O Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at SAIS Until earlier this year Kuroda was the top financial negotiator of Japan Most recently he has been involved in the series of currency market interventions intended to stem the yen s appreciation against the dollar In the aftermath of the Asian economic crisis he shaped the foundations of the 30 billion Miyazawa Initiative Japan s effort to rescue the crisis hit Asian economies The event which is free and open to the public will be held in Rome Auditorium located at 1617 Massachusetts Ave N W Washington Members of the public should RSVP to knakamura jhu edu Members of the media who want to cover this event should

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/news-and-events/for-the-press/press-releases/japanese-finance-adviser-kuroda-speak-jhu-sais (2015-11-11)
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  • Richard Von Weizsäcker Professorship Created at JHU SAIS | SAIS
    the chance to learn more about the ongoing process of European integration representing a political and economic landmark in the globalizing world It is a tremendous honor to be associated with an individual as distinguished as Richard von Weizsäcker said Hamilton who also serves as executive director of the American Consortium on European Union Studies a collaborative effort between Johns Hopkins Georgetown George Washington George Mason and American universities to advance greater understanding of the European Union in the nation s capital and beyond Richard von Weizsäcker has always challenged Europeans and Americans to stand by the values they profess and to recognize their common responsibility to address broader global challenges that no nation can confront effectively alone Our center has exactly this mandate and we will work hard to live up to the high standards implied by an association with President von Weizsäcker I am grateful to the Robert Bosch Stiftung and to SAIS for this opportunity The Robert Bosch Stiftung has provided core funding for the new professorship and SAIS is committed to secure further funding to sustain the position The model is the Steven Muller Development Professor of German Studies at SAIS s European campus in Bologna Italy That professorship was also inaugurated with core funding from the Robert Bosch Stiftung For information about the Center for Transatlantic Relations contact transatlantic jhu edu For information about the Robert Bosch Stiftung contact www bosch stiftung de Dr Richard von Weizsäcker served a rare double term as the 6th president of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1984 1994 He has also served as the governing mayor of West Berlin 1981 1984 and as vice president of the Bundestag 1979 1981 as well a member of the Bundestag 1969 1981 He was a member of the Synod and the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany from 1967 1984 Dr von Weizsäcker stretched the traditionally ceremonial position of Germany s president to reach across political national and generational boundaries to address a wide range of controversial issues On 05 8 1985 the 40th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe he made a dramatic speech to the Bundestag that articulated the historic responsibility of Germany and Germans for the crimes of Nazism In his public addresses and in his writings Dr von Weizsäcker has been a strong and articulate advocate of democratic principles tolerance and social responsibility He has been actively involved in food aid activities targeted at relieving global hunger problems He has served on many international commissions notably as chairman of the Independent Working Group on the future of the United Nations and as one of three Wise Men appointed by European Commission President Romano Prodi to consider the future of the European Union His publications include Von Deutschland aus Die deutsche Geschichte geht weiter Von Deutschland nach Europa and Vier Zeiten His memoirs have been published as From Weimar to the Wall My Life in German Politics 1999 He has received many honors

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  • JHU SAIS Publishes Report on the Xinjiang Problem in China | SAIS
    Locations Washington D C Bologna Italy Nanjing China You are here JHU SAIS Publishes Report on the Xinjiang Problem in China JHU SAIS Publishes Report on the Xinjiang Problem in China The Central Asia Caucasus Institute CACI at the Johns Hopkins Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS recently published a report about the Xinjiang Province in China Xinjiang China s western border province comprising 18 percent of the country s entire land area is a region beset by change and increasingly confrontation between two very distinct peoples the more recently arrived Han Chinese and the indigenous Uyghur Turkic Muslims The confrontation sets the Uyghur quest for autonomy or sovereignty against Beijing s push to assimilate and absorb the oil rich province Conflict in this pivotal area could affect all of inner Asia The Xinjiang Problem a report written by Frederick Starr CACI chairman and Graham Fuller former vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council examines the geopolitical implications of fours years of collaborative research by The Xinjiang Project on the region and offers policy recommendations for national governments and international bodies on how to deal with this conflict The 82 page report precedes the publication of a forthcoming book on the topic entitled Xinjiang China s Muslim Borderland The book which is edited by Starr and to be released by M E Sharpe Inc in 12 2003 will provide an authoritative introduction to the territory and its people past and present The 17 scholars of The Xinjiang Project including Starr and Graham contribute to this upcoming volume To obtain a copy of The Xinjing Problem contact the CACI at 202 663 7723 or mlwalker jhu edu For more information about this publication or to set up an interview with the authors contact Felisa Neuringer Klubes at the

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  • JHU SAIS to Host Conference on Public-Private Peace Operations | SAIS
    D C Members of the public should RSVP to IPOA at Elang IPOAonline org or 240 731 1234 AGENDA SAIS IPOA Enhancing Public Private Peace Operations Evaluations and Opportunities 20 11 2003 Kenney Auditorium School of Advanced International Studies 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington DC 20036 Schedule Coffee and Registration 8 15 am 9 00 am Opening Remarks 9 00 am 9 15 am I Stability and Peace Operations 9 15 am 10 40 am The panel will address the initial process for ending conflicts It will examine the role the private sector has played and could play in promoting peace and alleviating human suffering Topics include Peace Making Projects Humanitarian Relief Support issues of Human Security and the concept of Humanitarian Rescue in ending or preventing genocide Coffee Break 10 40 am 11 00 am II Peace Enforcement and Peacekeeping 11 00 am 12 30 pm This panel will focus on events after a peacekeeping or peace enforcement mandate has been authorized Topics include Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration DDR Humanitarian Security Private Sector Peace Enforcement High Risk Contracts and concerns about possible No Show Contractors Networking Buffet Lunch 12 30 pm 2 00 pm III Private Sector and Reconstruction 2 00 pm 4 00 pm This panel will examine the period after a peace structure has been established focusing on stability operations rebuilding and reconstruction Topics include Security Sector Reform Economic Security and Infrastructure Rehabilitation Political Security Demining and Ordnance Disposal Panelists confirmed include the U S Department of State Pacific Architects Engineers PAE Kellogg Brown Root KBR MPRI the Stimson Center the National Endowment for Democracy and others PANELISTS I Welcome to SAIS Dr Saadia Touval Professorial Lecturer SAIS II Welcome to IPOA Mr Doug Brooks President IPOA Panel I 9 10 30 AM Dr William Douglas Interim

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  • Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker to Speak at JHU SAIS | SAIS
    Centers SAIS Libraries Mason Library Robert Evans Library Nanjing Center Library Career Services Planning and Resources Skills Development Employment Outcomes For Employers Giving Locations Washington D C Bologna Italy Nanjing China You are here Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker to Speak at JHU SAIS Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker to Speak at JHU SAIS Paul Volcker former chairman of the Federal Reserve System will speak at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS on Tuesday 02 11 at 11 a m Volcker will speak about Corporate Governance Reform in a Market Economy at this lecture hosted by the SAIS Center for International Business and Public Policy The event which is open to the public will be held in the Kenney Auditorium located on the first floor of the Nitze Building 1740 Massachusetts Ave N W in Washington D C Members of the public should RSVP to 202 663 5648 or fklubes jhu edu Members of the media who want to cover this event should contact Felisa Neuringer Klubes in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at 202 663 5626 or fklubes jhu edu Date Sunday February 2 2003 Press Release Type FOR IMMEDIATE

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/news-and-events/for-the-press/press-releases/former-federal-reserve-chairman-paul-volcker-speak-jhu (2015-11-11)
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  • JHU SAIS Celebrates Five Years of Empowering Local Communities | SAIS
    created an action plan to improve the neighboring Clifton Terrace housing complex and ENP participants in a Frederick Douglass group started a regular neighborhood clean up and broke ground for a community vegetable garden Other groups have become part of wider community projects For example in the Shaw neighborhood plans for establishing a community services center had been underway for sometime After ENP training Joyce Robinson Paul and other local activists working with North Capitol Community Development Corporation became an integral part of the planning process for the 4 5 million Perry School Community Services Center completed in 1995 ENP got us thinking that we could be trained to do a lot of the community development in our neighborhood and we could begin by pulling a vision statement as to what we wanted Paul said People dream and they have visions but unless they put they put them down and begin to act it s always a dream and not a reality For years Shaw residents had drawn up ambitious plans to turn the neighborhood around But when it came time to put the blueprints into action group conflict and a lack of confidence held the community back Everybody wanted to be a leader but no one wanted to work together to make things happen said Paul It got to the point where people were coming to our meetings taking our ideas and moving forward with them because we were so bogged down fighting each other we could not be productive Things began to change five years ago when Paul and 20 other residents participated in the first ENP workshop series which focuses on moving community ideas from vision to action using a step by step strategic planning process and skills to improve group dynamics Soon the mood at local

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