Security and Defense Events

Climate Change, Environmental Degradation, and Conflict Prevention: A Roundtable Discussion to Identify Policy and Programming Options

November 01, 2007 // 12:00pm3:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts from diverse fields—including conflict prevention, environment, humanitarian relief, development, and the military— discuss potential policy and programming responses to the security implications of climate change.

Book Launch--Bioviolence: Preventing Biological Terrorism and Crime

October 19, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with author Barry Kellman, Professor of Law, DePaul University

Unresolved Conflicts and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe: Prospects for the Future

October 19, 2007 // 10:00am11:00am
Global Europe Program
Goran Lennmarker, President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly;Spencer Oliver, Secretary General of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
Webcast

Constant Focus on Safety While Preparing for Tomorrow's Challenges

October 12, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Peter B. Lyons, Commissioner, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Webcast

Book Discussion: Too Poor For Peace? Links Between Poverty, Conflict, Demography, and Environment

October 05, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Poverty not only causes insecurity in individuals' lives, but can also contribute to broader political instability, say contributors to "Too Poor for Peace."

The Role of Nuclear Power in Global and Domestic Energy Policy

October 03, 2007 // 9:00am5:00pm
International Security Studies
Webcast

Discussion: The Shape of Things to Come

October 02, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Elizabeth Leahy presents the main findings of the new PAI report—which examines age structure and its bearing on political stability, democratic governance, and economic development.
Webcast

Book Launch--Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI, and the Origins of 9/11

September 26, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Amy Zegart, Associate Professor of Public Policy, School of Public Affairs, UCLA
Webcast

Examining Environmental Links to Peace and Conflict in Sudan: The UN Environment Programme's Sudan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

September 21, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Efforts to end the ongoing violence in Darfur and build on the 2005 peace agreement must consider how environmental problems such as deforestation, drought, and desertification affect the balance between peace and conflict.
Webcast

Creating Opportunities for Peace Through Regional Trade in the African Great Lakes Region

September 10, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
There is a strong regional and international market for the minerals and forest products extracted from the Great Lakes countries. The challenge is for this lucrative trade to directly benefit the majority of the people living in the region, rather than the corrupt few who have typically exploited these resources.

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