This week at the Wilson Center, Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will distribute pioneering interactive women's health books throughout Afghanistan this year. Built with the LeapPad learning system technology, the books are aimed especially at helping Afghan women who cannot read or write. The secretary's speech is available here. Video to come soon.
ECSP Launches the Controversial New Book Bare Branches
ECSP cosponsors a conference featuring Pekka Haavisto, Tom Spencer, and other environmental security experts at Britain's Wilton Park, one of the world's leading centers for the discussion of international issues, from September 16-19.
Geoffrey Dabelko sees opportunities for ECSP to contribute to the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), an international, interdisciplinary, and non-governmental science program that fosters high-quality research on the human dimensions of global environmental change.
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Greenwire interviews ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko
Watch and listen as Paul Ehrlich launches his new book and Pekka Haavisto describes UNEP's Post-Conflict Environmental Assessments
A project supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
CEF Coordinator Jennifer Turner quoted in National Geographic News.
The Environmental Change and Security Project recently provided input to a high-level UN panel convened to analyze emerging global security threats. Panel member and former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft asked a group of international experts to recommend ways the UN could mitigate the threats posed by climate change, population growth, and other environmental problems.