APRIL 2007 - Premier Wen Jiaobao signs China's first information disclosure regulation
A compilation of online resources for data on HIV/AIDS.
OCTOBER 2005--New Papers Explore Water Scarcity, Allocation, Sanitation
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, deserves a wide readership and should be the focus of animated discussions in classrooms, journals, and policy arenas around the world.
This article by Mark Nepo will appear as the introduction in the forthcoming Fetzer Institute and Wilson Center publication, Our Shared Future: Environmental Pathways to Peace, based on an event cosponsored at the Wilson Center in January 2009.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Environment Is a Key Element of Post-Conflict Stability, Say Experts at World Conservation Congress
OCTOBER 2008—Natural Resources Critical to Rebuilding Livelihoods, Peace
Mongolia, a vast, sparsely populated country almost as large as Western Europe, is at once strikingly poor and strikingly rich. Its GDP per capita falls just below that of war-torn Iraq, and Ulan Bator has some of the worst air pollution ever recorded in a capital city. At the same time, Mongolia sits atop some of the world’s largest mineral reserves, worth trillions of dollars, and its economy, already one of the world’s fastest growing, could expand by a factor of six by the end of the decade as those reserves are developed.
Jennifer Wisnewski Kaczor's article "AIDS and War: Women in the Crossfire" looks at how gender-based violence--including the transmission of AIDS--is being used as a tool of war.