February 23, 2007 // 8:30am — 10:00am
One of the most promising areas to apply new sensing technology is in water resources. On February 23, 2007, the Foresight & Governance Project released a new report, Distributed Sensing Systems for Water Quality Assessment and Management.
February 22, 2007 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
The fourth event in ECSP's seven-part series on fisheries, the meeting examines the forces behind increasing demand for and trade of fisheries products, and identifies the key trends in trade law, subsidies, tariffs, and other marketplace measures that are negatively impacting global fish stocks, developing world economies, and the environment.
February 20, 2007 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Comparative Urban Studies Project (CUSP) hosts a seminar to discuss sustainable transportation services for the urban poor.
February 13, 2007 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Christine Loh, founder of the Hong Kong think tank Civic Exchange, says that Hong Kong could lose its status as the economic hub of Asia if the city does not clean up its skies.
January 30, 2007 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Mismanagement of forests undermines efforts to strengthen governance, slows economic development, impoverishes rural people, and can contribute to instability, says USAID's Mary Melnyk.
January 25, 2007 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
The third meeting in ECSP's fisheries series addresses the economic and ecological impacts of declining stocks in capture fisheries, and the ways in which to reduce small-scale fishers' vulnerability.
January 23, 2007 // 8:00am — 10:30am
Gordon McGranahan emphasizes the importance of local and community engagement in the provision of water and sanitation services for the urban poor.
January 17, 2007 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Richard Skolnik of Population Reference Bureau, Lori Hunter of the University of Colorado at Boulder, and World Wildlife Fund's Judy Oglethorpe discuss the impact of HIV/AIDS, and call for multi-sectoral approaches to tackling the disease.
January 10, 2007 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Frederick Burkle discusses ways in which the health community can better work with political and military actors to implement effective health programs and accurate monitoring mechanisms in fragile environments. The meeting is the sixth in ECSP's Health, Population, and Fragility series.
December 12, 2006 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Members of the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia discuss the impact of Liberia's resources on West Africa's wars, how effective sanctions were in shutting down the conflicts, and whether it is time to restore control of the country's natural wealth to the newly elected national government.