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Book Launch: The Future Faces of War: Population and National Security

March 14, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba, the Mellon Environmental Fellow with the Department of International Studies at Rhodes College. Sciubba, along with Deputy Under Secretary Kathleen Hicks of the U.S. Department of Defense, discussed the national security implications of demography and its important role in understanding and managing conflicts around the world.
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Carrying Capacity: Should We Be Aiming to Survive or Flourish?

February 22, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
"In the eyes of many governments, population has, as we all know, been a rather uncomfortable topic for a number of years," said Nobel Laureate Sir John Sulston, FRS, chair of the Institute for Science, Ethics, and Innovation at the University of Manchester and chair of the Royal Society's "People and the Planet" working group. Sulston and his co-panelists, Martha Campbell, president of Venture Strategies for Health and Development, and Professor Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue of Cornell University, encouraged active debate on a range of population dynamics and their connections to economic, environmental, and political futures.
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Deforestation, Population, and Development in a Warming World: A Roundtable on Latin America

February 15, 2011 // 11:30am1:30pm
Panelists Liza Grandia, assistant professor of international development and social change at Clark University, and Jason Bremner, director of population, health, and environment at the Population Reference Bureau, argued that meeting the needs of Latin America's rural communities is therefore key to conserving Latin America's forests.
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A Dialogue on Managing the Planet

January 19, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
"Collectively, the impact of humanity on the way the planet works is enormous and headed in disturbing directions," said George Mason University professor Thomas Lovejoy in January at the first in a monthly series, "Managing the Planet," led jointly by George Mason University and the Woodrow Wilson Center.
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A Conversation on Art and Social Change

January 12, 2011 // 11:00am1:00pm
"At the core of human rights and artistic behavior is respect for human dignity. It is this that unites art and justice," said Jane M. Saks, executive director of the Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media, speaking at an event cosponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program and the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
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Integrated Development in Population, Health, and Environment: Updates From Ethiopia and the Philippines

December 14, 2010 // 11:30am1:30pm
Ethiopia and the Philippines are leading the way in demonstrating how this promising integrated approach can both improve community health and encourage environmental conservation. Field-based personnel from Ethiopia and the Philippines discussed the opportunities and challenges they have faced on the ground and share best practices across sectors-and across continents.
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New Insights Into the Population Growth Factor in Development

December 06, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Martha Campbell and Malcolm Potts were joined for a discussion of the implications of rapid population growth on human and economic development by panelists Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu of the African Institute for Development Policy and Jotham Musinguzi of the African Region at Partners in Population and Development.
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Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit for Humanitarian Aid: Rebuilding Stronger, Safer, Environmentally Sustainable Communities after Disasters

November 19, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
The "Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit", created by the World Wildlife Fund and the American Red Cross, will help future humanitarian efforts integrate principles of environmental conservation into their disaster recovery strategies.
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Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia: Developing a Blueprint for Addressing Glacier Melt in the Region

November 16, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
A new report highlights the complexity of the issues surrounding glacier melt in Asia, and the critical need to prepare today for future environmental changes.
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Book Launch: The Ultimate Weapon Is No Weapon: Human Security and the New Rules of War and Peace

October 19, 2010 // 9:30am11:00am
Shannon Beebe and Mary Kaldor discuss their new book, The Ultimate Weapon is No Weapon: Human Security and the New Rules of War and Peace, in which they argue for a broader conception of human security.

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