Pakistan Events

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Who Watches the Watchdog? The Pakistani Media's Impact on Politics and Society

April 11, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
Asia Program
A presentation by Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and journalist Huma Yusuf about Pakistan's independent media.
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Book Event: Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War

March 15, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Sarmila Bose, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University; Arnold Zeitlin, Managing Director, Editorial Research & Reporting Associates
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Defusing the Bomb: Overcoming Pakistan's Population Challenge

June 09, 2010 // 9:00am4:30pm
Asia Program
According to UN mid-range projections for Pakistan, the country's population—currently about 185 million—will rise to 335 million by 2050. Experts examine both the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan's demographics.
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Family Planning in Fragile States: Overcoming Cultural and Financial Barriers

April 29, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
OB/GYNs from Nigeria, Pakistan, and Chad offer strategies to overcome the significant cultural and financial barriers facing family planning in fragile states.
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Hunger Pains: Pakistan's Food Insecurity

June 03, 2009 // 8:45am4:00pm
Asia Program
Nearly half of Pakistan's population is food insecure, while hunger and malnutrition-related disease are widespread. Conference participants discuss the magnitude and manifestations of Pakistan's food insecurity, identify its possible causes, and consider ways forward.
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Rebuilding Reproductive Health Systems in Post-Conflict Settings

May 20, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Countries affected by conflict often have high maternal mortality and morbidity rates. Experts discussed the need for evidence-based research for recovery and rebuilding of reproductive health systems in post-conflict settings.
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Temperatures Rising: Climate Change, Water, and the Himalayas

February 12, 2009 // 1:00pm3:00pm
China Environment Forum
Speakers address the impact of climate change on the vulnerable ecosystems and communities in the Himalayas both in China and Pakistan, and discuss current efforts to mitigate threats to the melting glaciers.

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

November 20, 2008 // 7:45am3:15pm
Asia Program
Pakistan's water situation is extremely precarious. Conference participants highlight the different facets of Pakistan's water crisis, examine the rural and urban dimensions of the crisis, and consider possible responses.
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Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor: The Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi, Pakistan and Density & Urban Form in Dakar, Senegal

September 07, 2007 // 9:00am11:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
According to the United Nations, over one billion people lack access to clean water and over two billion have no access to sanitation, the primary cause of diseases like cholera that take the lives of more than 6,000 children in poor countries every day.
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Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace

June 28, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Co-authors of the new Worldwatch report, Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace, presented some of their main findings on how natural disasters in conflict zones can foster or hinder peace.

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