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.
The Conflict-Development Nexus: The Role of Land Distribution in Fostering Stability or Creating Conflict
January 26, 2004 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
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.
January 19, 2004 // 11:00pm
Dr. Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, the Moroccan minister of health, marks the "graduation" of Morocco from USAID assistance, due to the country's improving health indicators.
Life in Balance: Partnering to Improve Reproductive Health, the Environment, and Livelihood Security
December 18, 2003 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Integrating population, development, and environmental activities can improve a community's reproductive health and livelihood security, according to an innovative coalition working in the Philippines
December 16, 2003 // 11:00pm
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.
December 11, 2003 // 11:00pm
Environmental experts from China, Germany, Japan, and the United States explore the myriad issues associated with environmental equity in China.
December 11, 2003 // 9:00am — 10:00am
U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Randall L. Tobias emphasizes the importance of prevention, treatment, and stigma reduction in this Director's Forum -- also his first major speaking engagement open to the public.
December 08, 2003 // 11:00pm
Minister Xie Zhenhua leads a frank discussion about China's environmental challenges, and the role of NGOs, industry, and international assistance in addressing China's growing pollution problems and ecological degradation.
Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation: Scoping Gaps and Opportunities for Research and Policy Agendas
December 02, 2003 // 11:00pm
A diverse group of international practitioners, policymakers, and researchers gather at the Wilson Center to analyze the gaps and opportunities for research and policy agendas in the growing field of environmental conflict and cooperation.
Human Rights and Environmental Activism in Russia: Lessons from the Past and Challenges for the Future
December 01, 2003 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Ivan Pavlov, Director of the Bellona Environmental Human Rights Center in St. Petersburg and Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution at the Kennan Institute, describes the state of the human rights and environmental movements in Russia today.