Environmental Expert Available to Discuss UN Global Security Reform
UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot and U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Randall Tobias
Featuring: Hilary Benn (DFID), Klaus Toepfer (UNEP), Pekka Haavisto (UNEP), Franklin Moore (USAID), and many more international experts on water, forests, and minerals
Water scarcity is an increasing problem around the globe but, to date, water conflicts remain at the local level and have not erupted into international wars. This article illustrates how water fuels greater interdependence among neighboring states and can serve as a tool for resolving conflict and building cooperation.
Improving water quality and quantity in developing countries is a daunting task, but the benefits could far outweigh the costs. An Environmental Change and Security Project staffer discusses strategies for reaching this UN Millenium Development goal target.
Featuring Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS
"AIDS Warriors" Films Soldiers Fighting the Problems of Peace
Wilson Center Hosts "The US and the UN: Working Together to Achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals"