Environment Events

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Restoring Nature's Capital: An Action Agenda to Sustain Ecosystem Services

May 07, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Speakers discuss the possible reasons for and solutions to ecosystem degradation, and debate why the topic is virtually ignored by policymakers and the media.
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The Bottom Billion: Strategies for Failing States

May 01, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Everything we think we know about international development is wrong, says Paul Collier, professor of economics at Oxford.
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Confronting Fishing Overcapacity and Other Long-Overdue Reforms

April 26, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts discuss trends that have contributed to overcapacity, and examine efforts to reform policy and management.

Implementation of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005

April 23, 2007 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Signed into law in December 2005, the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act calls for the United States and 185 other nations to fulfill their joint commitment to one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG): to halve the percentage of people without access to safe water and sanitation by 2015.
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Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: Lessons From the World Development Report 2007

April 17, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The number of youth relative to other age groups in today's world is higher than it has ever been. This peak in youth population presents the international community with a unique "window of opportunity," which, if seized, could propel growth and prosperity in developing countries, say experts.
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Greening the Courts: China's Legal Advocates Giving Voice to Pollution Victims and the Environment

April 11, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
The Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims is the only environmental litigation NGO in China. Its legal advocacy empowers victims, and provides an important check on Chinese industries that pollute indiscriminately.

Saltwater Neighbors: The Law and Politics of the Canada-U.S. Ocean Relationship

April 10, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Canada Institute
Ted McDorman discusses his research examining maritime legal disputes between Canada and the United States.
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Creating the Enabling Environment for Effective Fisheries Enforcement

April 10, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Marking the fifth in ECSP's series on fisheries management, this event explores the ways in which poor enforcement and governance enable overfishing, the importance of good policy for fisheries management, and different approaches to effective and sustained enforcement.
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Health and Environmental Challenges: China's Biggest Risks or Opportunities for Collaboration?

April 10, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Environmental degradation and communicable disease, perhaps surprisingly, rank among China's top risks. China's successful economic reforms have, in great part, been built on environmental destruction and growing social inequalities.

Reception: Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation Exhibition

April 03, 2007 // 5:30pm7:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Environmental issues have played a part in some of world's worst conflicts, but they can also help build peace. These issues are the focus of a multimedia exhibit created by Berlin's Adelphi Research.

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