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Diplomacy in Action

Monday, November 24, 2014

WHEN: 9:30 – 11:00 am
WHAT: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) – International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2014.
Speaker: Fatih Birol, Chief Economist at IEA.
WHERE: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-887-0200; web site:
SOURCE: CSIS – event announcement

WHEN: 12:00 pm
WHAT: Cato Institute Discussion on “Free Speech and Minority Rights: the One, Inc. v. Olesen Case.”
Speakers: Robert Corn-Revere, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; Lisa A. Linsky, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP; and Jonathan Rauch, Author and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
WHERE: Cato, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-842-0200; web site:
SOURCE: Cato – event announcement

WHEN: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
WHAT: Center for American Progress (CAP) Discussion on “Entering the Homestretch: U.S. Climate Diplomacy on the Road to Paris.”
Speaker: U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern.
WHERE: 1333 H Street, N.W., 10th Floor
CONTACT: 202-682-1611; web site:
SOURCE: CAP – event announcement

WHEN: 3:30 – 5:00 pm
WHAT: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) Discussion on “Jihadist Movements in Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq: Inevitable Rise or Policy Failure?”
Speakers: Adam Baczko, order, conflict, and violence fellow at Yale University; Gilles Dorronsoro, a professor of political science at the University of Paris, and a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Frederic Grare, senior associate and Director of Carnegie’s South Asia Program; Arthur Quesnay, fellow at the French Institute for Near East (IFPO) and analyst at Noria Research; and Frederic Wehrey, senior associate in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
WHERE: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-483-7600; web site:
SOURCE: CEIP – event announcement