February 23, 2004 // 12:00pm — 4:00pm
The Comparative Urban Studies Project and the Environmental Change and Security Project bring together seven practitioners to discuss the status of community-based initiatives to fight HIV/AIDS in developing world cities.
February 05, 2004 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Professors Jack Goldstone, Robert Bates, and Colin Kahl discuss the Political Instability Task Force's efforts to develop a global statistical model for assessing states' vulnerability to political instability.
January 29, 2004 // 11:00pm
Speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Center for the first time, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond argues that population growth and overusing natural resources lead to societal collapse.
The Conflict-Development Nexus: The Role of Land Distribution in Fostering Stability or Creating Conflict
January 26, 2004 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Experts share their perspectives on the role of land distribution issues as a trigger for conflict and how development assistance can help address conflict situations by resolving such issues.
January 19, 2004 // 11:00pm
Dr. Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, the Moroccan minister of health, marks the "graduation" of Morocco from USAID assistance, due to the country's improving health indicators.
Life in Balance: Partnering to Improve Reproductive Health, the Environment, and Livelihood Security
December 18, 2003 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Integrating population, development, and environmental activities can improve a community's reproductive health and livelihood security, according to an innovative coalition working in the Philippines
December 16, 2003 // 11:00pm
Do trends in human population affect a country's chances of civil war? According to a new report from Population Action International, countries with a high number of young adults were more likely to suffer a civil conflict during the 1990s.
December 11, 2003 // 11:00pm
Environmental experts from China, Germany, Japan, and the United States explore the myriad issues associated with environmental equity in China.
December 11, 2003 // 9:00am — 10:00am
U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Randall L. Tobias emphasizes the importance of prevention, treatment, and stigma reduction in this Director's Forum -- also his first major speaking engagement open to the public.
December 08, 2003 // 11:00pm
Minister Xie Zhenhua leads a frank discussion about China's environmental challenges, and the role of NGOs, industry, and international assistance in addressing China's growing pollution problems and ecological degradation.