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Alan Duncan, Britain’s minister of state for international development. He addresses the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Wednesday

Leopoldo Lopez, former mayor of the Chacao Municipality of Caracas, Venezuela, and national coordinator of Popular Will, a prominent opposition movement against President Hugo Chavez. He addresses the Inter-American Dialogue.

Thursday

Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain, who addresses the Center for Global Development on his efforts to promote development and democracy in Liberia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone.

Karel De Gucht, European commissioner for trade, who addresses the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

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