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Wilson Center Awards Pakistan Scholarship

Dec 16, 2008
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan are pleased to announce the 2009-10 competition for the Wilson Center's Pakistan Scholar Program. One Pakistan Scholar, either from Pakistan or of Pakistani origin, will be selected each year. Successful applicants will spend 9 months in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center, in the heart of Washington, D.C., where they will carry out advanced, policy-oriented research and writing. This scholar program is made possible by generous financial support provided by the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi.

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Dec 15, 2008

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

Dec 03, 2008
Arid yet dependent upon agriculture, Pakistan is experiencing a potentially devastating water crisis. An expert panel assembled by the Wilson Center's Asia Program presented the different facets of the crisis, from scarcity to sanitation to inefficient usage, and examined possible responses.

CEF's On the Hill Meeting Featured on VOA

Nov 21, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008 - CEF's Director, Jennifer Turner, and Waters Corporation's Paul Young were interviewed by Voice of America on food safety

CEF's Director and Climate Change Meeting Featured on CleanSkies.tv

Nov 17, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner reviews China's potential for post-2012 climate regime

Upcoming Event in Beijing, JUCCCE China Energy Forum: Partnering on Solutions

Oct 09, 2008
OCTOBER 2008 - Dialogue with world-class speakers, high-level decision makers and industry-savvy experts on China's Energy Future on November 10-11

Time Magazine highlights three environmentalists working in China as "Heroes of the Environment"

Oct 03, 2008
OCTOBER 2008 - Time Magazine's list of environmental heroes for 2008 features articles on Peter Head, a British engineer building an eco-city in China, Wang Yongchen, a Chinese environmental activist, and Peggy Liu, head of the Chinese NGO, Joint U.S.-China Cooperation on Clean Energy (JUCCCE).

Report in Environmental Research Letters Explores Beijing's Blue Sky Days

Sep 29, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Author Steven Q. Andrews Analyzes the Discrepancy Between Reported Blue Sky Days and Monitoring Station Data

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