Too Poor for Peace? Global Poverty, Conflict, and Security in the 21st Century

The book’s broad thesis is that alleviating poverty in the 21st century is not only a moral but also a security imperative.

Chapter Three: Early Warning and Assessment of Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation

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.

Woodrow Wilson Center Photographer David Hawxhurst Awarded Earthwatch Climate Change Fellowship

For his fellowship, David Hawxhurst will attend an immersive five-day experience for journalists interested in learning more about climate change and the environment.

In Defense of Environment and Security Research

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.

ECSP Makes a Splash with Three Water Films

Running Dry, Thirst, and Thirsty Planet screen in February and March

Innovation through Inclusion: Lessons from Medellín and Barcelona

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.

ECSP, USAID Series Explores Health, Population, and Fragility

OCTOBER 2006—Meeting Videos, Summaries, Presentations Online


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