Security and Defense Events

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Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honorable Paul Martin, Speaks at Wilson Center Event

April 29, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Canada Institute
On the occasion of his first visit to Washington, Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin delivered a speech focusing on bilateral issues and the issue of North American security, where he outlined the steps his government has taken to ensure that the Canada-U.S. border is more secure and open to trade.

Security and Environment in the Mediterranean

March 31, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Although the environmental and security communities are difficult to integrate, Hans Günter Brauch argues that working together will prevent future crises and conflicts, as he launches his groundbreaking volume.

The NPT Regime and the Necessity for Universality

March 30, 2004 // 11:00pm
International Security Studies
with Avner Cohen, Senior Research Scholar, Center for International and Security Studies, University of Maryland-College Park and Thomas Graham, Jr., Special Counsel, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Political Instability Task Force: New Findings

February 05, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Professors Jack Goldstone, Robert Bates, and Colin Kahl discuss the Political Instability Task Force's efforts to develop a global statistical model for assessing states' vulnerability to political instability.

The Conflict-Development Nexus: The Role of Land Distribution in Fostering Stability or Creating Conflict

January 26, 2004 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Experts share their perspectives on the role of land distribution issues as a trigger for conflict and how development assistance can help address conflict situations by resolving such issues.

Realism Canadian Style: The Chrétien Legacy in Foreign and Defense Policy and the Lessons for Canada-U.S. Relations

January 15, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
Joel Sokolsky, Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada, reviewed the history of Canadian foreign and defense policy as well as their effect on U.S.-Canada relations at a seminar sponsored by Canada Institute.

Sudan: the Peace Process and Beyond

January 12, 2004 // 8:30am10:30am
Africa Program
Moderated by Jok Madut Jok, Sudanese Scholar and Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow. Featuring John Prendergast Special Advisor to the President of International Crisis Group, Gerard Gallucci, US Chargé d'Affaires in Khartoum, and Kate Almquist , Advisor on Policy to USAID Administrator Natsios.

The Security Demographic: Population and Civil Conflict After the Cold War

December 16, 2003 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Do trends in human population affect a country's chances of civil war? According to a new report from Population Action International, countries with a high number of young adults were more likely to suffer a civil conflict during the 1990s.

Atoms for Peace Conference 2003

December 07, 2003 // 11:00pm
International Security Studies
This two-day conference, cosponsored by the Division of International Studies, The College of William & Mary, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory,assessed the 50 year old legacy of the Atoms for Peace Proposal and also looked ahead at its relevance for dealing with nuclear energy, nonproliferarion, arms control, and terrorism.

Book launch--A Grand Strategy for America

October 29, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
International Security Studies
Speaker and author: Robert J. Art, Christian A. Herter Professor of International Relations, Brandeis UniversityCommentator: Kenneth M. Pollack, Senior Fellow and Director of Research, The Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings InstitutionThis event is co-sponsored by The Century Foundation.

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