Global Governance Events

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Confronting the Crisis of Sustainability and Resource Scarcity

May 14, 2009 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Copenhagen climate conference will be "the most important gathering in human history," says the UK's environment secretary, Hilary Benn, at the Wilson Center.
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Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Asia Program
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.

Perspectives on European Union (EU) Relations with Cuba

March 24, 2009 // 8:30am10:00am
Latin American Program
The EU is now engaged in a process of normalizing relations with Havana. Much like the United States, it finds itself trying to strike a balance between sectors.

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital: "The Great Experiment" With Strobe Talbott

March 12, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Global governance will be key to solving three of the greatest challenges the world faces: nuclear proliferation, climate change, and the financial crisis, argues Strobe Talbott, president of The Brookings Institution.
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Governing the Climate: Lessons from the National Conference on Climate Governance

January 12, 2009 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and ECSP, in collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute, host a panel discussion on North American climate governance with leading climate change scholars featured at the National Conference on Climate Governance at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.

Review of the National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2025 Report

July 24, 2008 // 12:00pm3:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP convenes a group of environment, demography, and security experts to review an intermediate draft of the National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2025 report. The discussion focuses on Chapter Two, "The Demographics of Discord," and Chapter Three, "Scarcity in the Midst of Plenty?"
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Book Discussion: Greening Aid? Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

June 11, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The authors of Greening Aid discuss the role of global environmental aid in creating a healthy, secure, and clean world.
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Future Shock: How Environmental Change and Human Impact Are Changing the Global Map

March 04, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Four expert speakers examine the security threats posed by global phenomena including migration, demographic change, water scarcity, and environmental degradation, seeking to shed light on the causes of certain conflicts and help governments prevent domestic and regional upheaval.

Climate Change, Environmental Degradation, and Conflict Prevention: A Roundtable Discussion to Identify Policy and Programming Options

November 01, 2007 // 12:00pm3:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts from diverse fields—including conflict prevention, environment, humanitarian relief, development, and the military— discuss potential policy and programming responses to the security implications of climate change.
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Celebrity Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities

September 25, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
With a recent increase in celebrities drawing the world's attention to international issues such as poverty, debt eradication, and pandemic diseases, panelists explored how celebrities can most effectively use their fame as a means of adding credibility and attracting attention to global issues.

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