Wilson Center
Wilson Center

Founding Year: 1968

Staff: 433

Budget: $14.1m (2022)

Mark Green (Director, President, CEO) and Bill Haslam (Chair)

Also known as the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Looks into issues like environmental security and peacebuilding, sustainable development and climate resilience, as well as population and environmental dynamic. Hence, acts as a “non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue to inform actionable ideas for the policy community.”

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Major Projects and Initiatives:

  • Digital Futures Project – Dedicated “to understanding the ways in which emerging technologies shape policymaking.” This project tries to be “a map to the constraints and opportunities generated by innovations around the corner – a resource for policymakers navigating a world they didn’t build.”
  • China Environment Forum – Aims “to forge U.S.-China cooperation on energy, environment, and sustainable development challenges” by playing “a unique nonpartisan role in creating multi-stakeholder dialogues around these issues.”
  • Maternal Health Initiative – Promotes “dialogue and understanding among practitioners, scholars, community leaders, and policymakers” by working towards the most basic human rights for women.
  • Urban Sustainability Laboratory – Focusedd to advance “solutions to urban challenges—such as poverty, exclusion, insecurity, and environmental degradation—by promoting evidence-based research to support sustainable, equitable and peaceful cities.”



Leadership: Mark Green (Director, President, CEO) and Bill Haslam (Chair)
Budget: $14.1m (2022)

Wilson Center contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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