October 05, 2006 // 9:30am — 12:00pm
The new Maternal Survival Series in the British medical journal The Lancet calls attention to the progress and the challenges of reducing maternal mortality in both the developing and the developed world, and outlines what the authors believe to be the "best bet" strategy for preventing these deaths.
October 04, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The forest and mineral wealth of the DRC is critical to the country and its people's political, economic, and social future. John Katunga explores the interconnections between natural resource wealth and stability.
The Double Edge of Legal Advocacy in Environmental Public Participation in China: Raising the Stakes and Strengthening Stakeholders
September 25, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Drawing on the feature article they wrote for the China Environment Series 8, Allison Moore, American Bar Association and Adria Warren, Foley and Lardner, LLP, discussed the political and legal dynamics of the development of public participation in the environmental sphere in China
September 21, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
An astounding seventy-five percent of American residences are still at risk of one or more natural disasters. Experts discuss federal disaster mitigation policy.
September 13, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
ECSP and USAID launch a series of seminars on the key trends, threats, challenges, and opportunities that shape the management of fisheries. The inaugural seminar focuses on potential opportunities for interventions.
September 12, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Experts discuss discuss best practices for conducting health work in fragile or post-conflict countries, as well as the potential impact of health systems on stability and security in rebuilding states during the fourth meeting in ECSP's Health, Population, and Fragility series.
August 02, 2006 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
A Stakeholder Workshop to Discuss Findings and Recommendations with USAID's Technical Assessment Team
July 26, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Ross Anthony and Seth Jones discuss their new edited volume, which reviews past efforts to establish health services in countries recovering from conflict. The book's contributors examine how post-conflict instability affects health programming, as well as how such programming forms an essential component of nation building.
July 25, 2006 // 9:00am — 3:00pm
Since 2003, a group of eminent scientists and media leaders have participated in a series of workshops to better understand the dictates of their respective professions and improve coverage of climate science. Participants discuss the issues reaised at the workshops about the roles of the media and the science community in relaying information to the public.
June 27, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The film documents how the Loess Plateau Watershed Rehabilitation Project rehabilitated various areas of the plateau by engaging the local farmers and government officials in planting trees, shrubs, and grasslands on the majority of land; creating terraces for agricultural activities; planting of orchards and vineyards; and constructing sediment control dams and irrigation structures.