Events

The Aarhus Convention Test: Environmentalists and Freedom of Information in Post-Soviet States

April 19, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
At a recent Kennan Institute talk, Visiting Scholar Tatiana R. Zaharchenko argues that environmental activism may be a key to increased transparency and democracy in the post-Soviet states.

Experts Discuss "World in the Balance"

April 08, 2004 // 1:30pm3:30pm
The Environmental Change and Security Project hosts a preview screening of stories from NOVA's Earth Day episode "World in the Balance." The screening is followed by a panel discussion.

Security and Environment in the Mediterranean

March 31, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
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.

Film Screening: The Yunnan Great Rivers Expedition

March 26, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Kayakers tackle the spectacular Yunnan gorges, with filmmaker Ed Norton, from The Nature Conservancy, and Matthew J. Yost, from Idaho Rivers United.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Drowned Out

March 25, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
A village in India fights the construction of a giant dam that threatens to flood it. ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko and Professor Ken Conca from the University of Maryland discuss.

Film Screening: Seas of Grass

March 24, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Episode of "Journey to Planet Earth" looks at the world's grasslands, with filmmakers Marilyn and Hal Weiner.

Assessing the Millennium Challenge Corporation

March 02, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
In 2002, President Bush proposed a new initiative on foreign aid - the Millennium Challenge Account. Experts outline the initiative's principles and the challenges facing the newly-formed corporation.

Health Crisis: HIV/AIDS in Developing World Cities

February 23, 2004 // 12:00pm4:00pm
The Comparative Urban Studies Project and the Environmental Change and Security Project bring together seven practitioners to discuss the status of community-based initiatives to fight HIV/AIDS in developing world cities.

Political Instability Task Force: New Findings

February 05, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
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.

Environment, Population, and Health: Development Strategies for a More Secure World

January 29, 2004 // 11:00pm
Speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Center for the first time, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond argues that population growth and overusing natural resources lead to societal collapse.

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