The book’s broad thesis is that alleviating poverty in the 21st century is not only a moral but also a security imperative.
Marc Levy and Patrick Philippe Meier recommend that assessments and early warning systems integrate environmental variables more completely and effectively. The authors assert that the international system has little capacity to monitor and assess conflict and cooperation on environmental issues.
For his fellowship, David Hawxhurst will attend an immersive five-day experience for journalists interested in learning more about climate change and the environment.
ECSP Explores Population, Health, Environment (PHE) With "PHE: Building the Foundation for the Next 10 Years" Series
Since the end of the Cold War, many policymakers and researchers have been rethinking and pushing the boundaries of the definition of security. Perhaps the most extensive and controversial part of this project has been the numerous and varied attempts to identify links among environmental change, conflict, and security.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Improving Access to Safe Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Requires Better Decision-Making Tools, Finds Joint Pacific Institute-ECSP Report
MAY 2008—Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Sector Lacks Comprehensive Decision-Making Tool
Running Dry, Thirst, and Thirsty Planet screen in February and March
For more than a century, Medellín has been known world-wide. For Spanish-speaking members of the “Greatest Generation,” Medellín is where Argentine tango great Carlos Gardel, probably the most popular Latin singer of his generation, was martyred in a fiery crash at the local airport in 1935. For “Boomers,” the city’s name is synonymous with the world’s most notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar. For so-called “Millennials,” Medellín has become the poster child for urban renewal.
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