Security and Defense Events

Webcast

Examining Environmental Links to Peace and Conflict in Sudan: The UN Environment Programme's Sudan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

September 21, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Efforts to end the ongoing violence in Darfur and build on the 2005 peace agreement must consider how environmental problems such as deforestation, drought, and desertification affect the balance between peace and conflict.
Webcast

Creating Opportunities for Peace Through Regional Trade in the African Great Lakes Region

September 10, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
There is a strong regional and international market for the minerals and forest products extracted from the Great Lakes countries. The challenge is for this lucrative trade to directly benefit the majority of the people living in the region, rather than the corrupt few who have typically exploited these resources.
Webcast

Trade, Aid, and Security: An Agenda for Peace and Development

July 11, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Poorly designed and implemented trade policies are prolonging violent conflicts; and aid programs, as they are currently constructed, are not achieving their stated goals of alleviating poverty, warns Oli Brown of IISD.
Webcast

Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace

June 28, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Co-authors of the new Worldwatch report, Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace, presented some of their main findings on how natural disasters in conflict zones can foster or hinder peace.
Webcast

The Reliable Replacement Warhead and the Future of the U.S. Weapons Program

June 15, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Thomas D'Agostino, Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy

For-Profit Terrorism

June 12, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Justine Rosenthal, Executive Editor, The National Interest, and Director, Council on Global Terrorism

French Security and Defense Policy Under Nicolas Sarkozy

May 25, 2007 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Yves Boyer, Deputy Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique

Teaching Environment, Population, and Security: Workshop for Faculty of Military Education Institutions

May 22, 2007 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Faculty at military education institutions debate military roles in responding to environmental security challenges, assess policy implications of this involvement, and identify topics for further research.

The Six Party Talks and the Shifting Dynamics in Northeast Asia

May 15, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Michael J. Green, Japan Chair and Senior Adviser, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Associate Professor of International Relations, Georgetown University
Webcast

National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

May 14, 2007 // 3:00pm5:15pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Climate change's anticipated impacts such as sea level rise and forced migration can have multiplier effects, accelerating traditional security threats, conclude 11 retired flag officers in a new report from the CNA Corporation.

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