Security and Defense Events

Commemoration of the Chernobyl Disaster: The Human Experience Twenty Years Later

April 26, 2006 // 8:30am7:30pm
Kennan Institute
Although many people know the basic story of Chernobyl, for U.S. audiences the details and the human experience of Chernobyl have faded. The Kennan Institute, in cooperation with the University of Alberta and the Harriman Institute, will commemorate the disaster on its twentieth anniversary in an attempt to help to bring the personal side of the story back into the spotlight.

Hamas: Past, Present and Future

April 18, 2006 // 12:00am
International Security Studies
with Kim Cragin, International Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation

Briefing on the Humanitarian Impact of Drought in the Horn of Africa

April 13, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program and ECSP are pleased to join Islamic Relief to host a special briefing on recent developments in the humanitarian crisis caused by the ongoing drought and famine in the Horn of Africa.

Solving the Darfur Crises: EU and International Responses

April 05, 2006 // 10:00am11:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosts a Director's Forum with Pekka Haavisto, Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan. Ambassador Haavisto discusses the international and European responses to the interrelated crises facing the region.

China's Search for Energy Security and Implications for the U.S

April 04, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
In the face of growing energy shortages and rising oil import dependence China has embarked on a global search for secure energy supplies and transport routes, in the process raising a number of serious U.S. policy concerns and new tensions in U.S.-China relations.

Young Males and Masculinity in Sub-Saharan Africa: HIV/AIDS, Conflict, and Violence

April 03, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Drawing on literature and interviews with young men in Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda, a new World Bank report co-authored by Gary Barker examines the construction of masculinity in sub-Saharan Africa and its links to HIV/AIDS, conflict, and violence, including gender-based violence.

The Shifting Calculus of Nuclear Danger and Proliferation in South Asia

March 20, 2006 // 11:00pm
International Security Studies
with Michael Krepon, President Emeritus, Henry L. Stimson Center

Live Webcast: How Terror Groups End

March 20, 2006 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
with Chris Harmon, Kim T. Adamson Chair of Insurgency & Terrorism, Marine Corps University

Live Webcast--Strengthening Albania's Security Sector: Defense Reforms, Regional Stability, and Euro-Atlantic Integration

March 09, 2006 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
A Director's Forum with with H.E. Fatmir Mediu, Defense Minister of Albania

Live Webcast-- The Global War on Terrorism: The Long War

March 01, 2006 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
With Brigadier General Robert L. Caslen, Jr., United States Army,Deputy Director for the War on TerrorismVideo of this event is now available.