Book Preview: In "War and Conflict in Africa," GWU Scholar Skeptical That Natural Resources Play a Leading Role
In "War and Conflict in Africa," Paul Williams evaluates which factors explain the frequency of conflict in Africa during the post-Cold War era and how the international community has tried to build peace and prevent future conflict.
The 2002 issue of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report features 19 commentaries by experts worldwide on the most important issues for the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development and beyond. Complete report.
This article highlights certain gaps in the information about the steps that lead from hunger to conflict, and then suggests policies and actions to break these connections.
APRIL 2006--ECSP Director Speaks at Town Hall Meeting; Written Comments Due April 30
The 13th issue of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report details the non-traditional security threats and opportunities facing the world today. Complete report.
The earthquake and ensuing tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 has caused untold damage in the northern part of the country and taken thousands of lives. In the aftermath, Wilson Center experts analyze Japan's reaction to the devastation and discuss how things may change in the region looking forward.
Secretary of State for International Development keynotes Wilton Park conference cosponsored by ECSP
Close Quarters: Population-Climate Panel Draws Crowd at Society of Environmental Journalists' Annual Conference
OCTOBER 2008—Panel Is Unique in Focusing on Population
By comparing and analyzing the state of environmental management around the Baltic, Mediterranean, and Black Seas, scholars and policymakers may draw valuable lessons for replicating success stories and avoiding failed pathways. Conference proceedings.
Experts review new publications.