June 14, 2006 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
Governance is not typically addressed in the health sector. Maureen Lewis, fellow at the Center for Global Development, draws on examples from her new paper to show that good governance is crucial to effective health care delivery.
June 13, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Drawing on three decades of data, Richard Cincotta and Jack Goldstone explore the relationship between demography and conflict—critical to the USAID reexamination of the Fragile/Rebuilding States strategy.
June 13, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Partnership for Clean Indoor Air was launched at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 to address the increased environmental health risk faced by billons of people across the developing world who burn traditional biomass fuels and coal indoors for cooking and heating.
June 08, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Over the past two decades, Liberia's forests have helped subsidize two civil wars and the dictatorial regime of Charles Taylor. Today, the forests may offer the country's best chance at revitalization.
May 24, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Ken Conca, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, and Lyla Mehta discuss how water scarcity affects access and control to water during a two-day gathering by members of the Global Environmental Change and Human Security project.
May 23, 2006 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Researchers from the GECHS network will be on hand to discuss the ways in which diverse social and environmental processes combine to affect human well-being, including people's health, economic opportunities, and political freedoms.
May 19, 2006 // 9:00am — 2:00pm
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and Environmental Change and Security Program host a two-day conference in partnership with the University of New Hampshire to examine the rapidly evolving North American debate on climate change politics.
May 18, 2006 // 1:00pm — 5:30pm
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and ECSP host a two-day conference in partnership with the University of New Hampshire to examine the rapidly evolving North American debate on climate change politics.
May 08, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Five mayors from municipalities along the Jordan River and Dead Sea, as well as representatives from Friends of the Earth Middle East, explore ways to use cross-border water and sanitation cooperation to restore the region's vitality and to build literal and metaphorical bridges.
May 04, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
In southwest China, the Salween River is named Nu Jiang, which means "River of Anger." It is one of the two rivers that still remains un-dammed in China. "Dam or Damned?" examines this pristine river delves into layers of dilemma and injustice in modern China.