Population Events


Population and Climate Change: Relationships, Research, and Responses

February 20, 2008 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Larger populations tend to produce higher total levels of emissions, but other factors—including urbanization, technology, and population age structure—can affect a large population's emissions output, says NCAR's Brian O'Neill.

Madagascar Action Plan 2007-2012: A Bold and Exciting Vision for Rapid Development

February 05, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The goal of the 2007-2012 Madagascar Action Plan (MAP) is to "fight against poverty and to improve the economy," announces Madagascar's Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries Marius Ratolojanahary at the Wilson Center.

Human Population and Demographics: Can Stabilizing Population Help Stabilize Climate?

January 17, 2008 // 12:30pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP's breakout session at the National Council for Science and the Environment's (NCSE) 2008 National Conference explores how programs to improve reproductive health, family planning, natural resource management, and sustainable livelihoods can help mitigate climate change.

Integrated Development: Population, Health, and Environment in East Africa, and Future Directions in Policy and Practice

January 15, 2008 // 11:00am4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The population-health-environment (PHE) community must harness the momentum generated by the PHE conference held in Ethiopia, in November 2007, says Geoff Dabelko at a meeting launching ECSP's new series "PHE: Building the Foundation for the Next 10 Years."

The Population Institute's 28th Annual Global Media Awards

December 05, 2007 // 11:00am3:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The winners of PI's 2007 Global Media Awards—including individual journalists and development practitioners from Cameroon, Malawi, and the Philippines, as well as media outlets such as Inter Press Service, E/The Environmental Magazine, and the Vancouver Sun—discuss their winning projects.

Health, Population, and Nutrition in India: Key Findings from the 2005-06 National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3)

November 05, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
The Wilson Center hosts the U.S. launch of India's much-anticipated third National Family Household Survey, which provides vital health and welfare indicators.

Book Discussion: Too Poor For Peace? Links Between Poverty, Conflict, Demography, and Environment

October 05, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Poverty not only causes insecurity in individuals' lives, but can also contribute to broader political instability, say contributors to "Too Poor for Peace."

Discussion: The Shape of Things to Come

October 02, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Elizabeth Leahy presents the main findings of the new PAI report—which examines age structure and its bearing on political stability, democratic governance, and economic development.

Why is Urban Assistance Important? Inserting Urban Issues Into the Development Agenda

September 24, 2007 // 9:00am1:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
This is the concluding seminar of the CUSP series on Global Urban Poverty.

Report Discussion: Return of the Population Growth Factor

September 12, 2007 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A report that grew out of hearings held by the UK Parliament concludes that it will be difficult or impossible to achieve the MDGs with the current rate of population growth in the world's poorest countries.