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Remaining Questions About US Paris Agreement Withdrawal


Populism and the Global Governance of Intellectual Property

  • Jesse Hirsh
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NAFTA Renegotiations: What You Need to Know


Innovation and Prosperity in an Age of Transition

  • Michael Spence

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UK Patent Law and Copyright Law after Brexit: Potential Consequences

  • Luke McDonagh
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Information Please: A Comprehensive Approach to Digital Trade Provisions in NAFTA 2.0


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22 Nov

NAFTA and the Digital Environment

Wednesday November 22, 2017 - 5:30 PM
Rideau Club (Main Dining Room), Waterloo, Canada
23 Nov

Lessons from the Cuban Missile Crisis in the Era of Trump

Thursday November 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, Waterloo, Canada
1 Dec

A Fresh Look at Digital Trade in North America

Friday December 1, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Elliott School of International Affairs, Washington, D.c.

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