Wilson Center News

Assistant Secretary Lago at the Inter-American Development Bank’s Forum on Promoting Growth and Development in Central America

Nov 21, 2014
This article mentions Cynthia Arnson’s participation in the Inter-American Development Bank’s forum, “Investing in Central America: Opening Up Opportunities for Growth.”

Latest News from the Wilson Center

"The Social and Economic Dimensions of Conflict and Peace in Colombia" special report available.

Nov 08, 2004
This new Special Report, edited by Cynthia J. Arnson, is available for download. Contributing authors include Alberto Chueca Mora, Hernando Gómez Buendía, and Jean Pierre (Juan Pedro) Schaerer. Download the report from our Special Reports section of our Publications webpage. Read the summary of the meeting that led to this report on our Events Summaries webpage.

In Southern Africa, the Rivers Reign Supreme

Nov 01, 2004
Wilson Center Fellow Meredith McKittrick, an associate professor of history at Georgetown University, is researching the historical roots of conflicts over shared water resources in Southern Africa.

Investing in Water Improvement

Nov 01, 2004
Improving water quality and quantity in developing countries is a daunting task, but the benefits could far outweigh the costs. An Environmental Change and Security Project staffer discusses strategies for reaching this UN Millenium Development goal target.

Navigating Peace: Water and Security

Nov 01, 2004
Water scarcity is an increasing problem around the globe but, to date, water conflicts remain at the local level and have not erupted into international wars. This article illustrates how water fuels greater interdependence among neighboring states and can serve as a tool for resolving conflict and building cooperation.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.