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Monday

Greg Selinger, premier of Manitoba, and Stephen Molodetz of Hydro Quebec. They discuss Canada’s hydroelectric power in a forum at the Canada Center of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Tuesday

Sergio Fajardo, governor of Colombia’s Antioquia administrative district and a former mayor of Medellin. He addresses the Inter-American Dialogue.

Vladimir Pligin, chairman of the law and constitution committee in the Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament; Konstantin Remchukov, editor-in-chief of the Russian independent daily newspaper the Nezavisimaya Gazeta; Igor Yurgens, head of the Moscow-based Institute for Contemporary Development. They address the Center for the National Interest on U.S.-Russian relations.

Wednesday

Justice Desiree Bernard of the Caribbean Court of Justice; Catalina Botero, a former magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Colombia; Judge Carmen Alanis Figueroa of the Federal Electoral Tribunal of Mexico; Mirna Perla, a former justice of the Supreme Court of El Salvador; Justice Janet Tello of the Supreme Court of Peru; Clara Ines Vargas, former president of the Constitutional Court of Colombia; Judge Maria Eugenia Villasenor, 5th Court of Appeals of Guatemala; and Judge Maria Francisca Zapata of the 1st Supervisory Court of Santiago, Chile. They speak at a forum sponsored by the Inter-American Dialolgue, International Association of Women Judges and the League of Women Voters.

Moushira Khattab, Egypt’s former ambassador to the Czech and Slovak republics and to South Africa. He addresses the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on the rise of Islamist parties after the Arab Spring.

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