Events

Film Premiere: Running Dry

February 23, 2005 // 11:00pm
ECSP hosts the film premiere of Running Dry. Directed by James Thebaut, the film highlights the human and environmental consequences of lack of clean water. The documentary was inspired by the book Tapped Out, written by the late U.S. Senator Paul Simon

Gaining Ground: Lessons from the Preliminary Findings of Madagascar's New Demographic & Health Survey

February 08, 2005 // 11:00pm
After decades of improvement, the health of women and children across sub-Saharan Africa is declining. In Madagascar, however, it is on the upswing: the new 2003-2004 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) reveals great improvements in fertility as well as maternal and child health.

10th Anniversary Open House and ECSP Report Launch

January 25, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The Environmental Change & Security Project launches the 10th anniversary issue of the ECSP Report, the journal designed to shatter the disciplinary boundaries separating environment, population, health, and security.

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 4 of 6

January 11, 2005 // 11:00pm
The fourth meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series features anthropologist Dr. Lilia Labidi of the University of Tunis and Dr. Karen Hardee, director of research at the Futures Group International in Washington.
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The Next Agenda: AIDS and the Way Forward

November 30, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
A briefing featuring Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS; and Randall Tobias, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator.

Book Launch: Developing Power: How Women Transformed International Development

November 18, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
In Feminist Press' new book, 27 women from 14 countries describe their work in international development. Editor Irene Tinker and co-authors Aziza Hussein and Vivian Derryck launch the book at the Wilson Center.

The World's Water: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources 2004-2005

November 16, 2004 // 11:00pm
Peter H. Gleick launches his latest publication, and argues for U.S. leadership, both internationally and domestically, to address the world's water crisis.

Understanding Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation: Lessons and Strategies from Eastern Africa

November 16, 2004 // 1:30pm3:30pm
The linkages between environment and security loom large in Eastern Africa, providing not only challenges but also areas of opportunity. Scholars and activists discuss lessons and strategies for facing and addressing the interaction between environment and conflict in the region.

Confronting the Crisis: Women and AIDS

November 10, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Experts address women's particular vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, the disease's impact on family livelihoods, and women's role in prevention programs.

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 3 of 6

November 04, 2004 // 11:00pm
At the third meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series, Dr. Gruenbaum discusses community-based efforts to change attitudes toward female genital cutting in Sudan, and Dr. Inhorn focuses on the impact of Islamic teachings on the spread of infertility technologies.

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