Events

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Drowned Out

March 25, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
A village in India fights the construction of a giant dam that threatens to flood it. ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko and Professor Ken Conca from the University of Maryland discuss.

Film Screening: Seas of Grass

March 24, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Episode of "Journey to Planet Earth" looks at the world's grasslands, with filmmakers Marilyn and Hal Weiner.

Assessing the Millennium Challenge Corporation

March 02, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
In 2002, President Bush proposed a new initiative on foreign aid - the Millennium Challenge Account. Experts outline the initiative's principles and the challenges facing the newly-formed corporation.

Health Crisis: HIV/AIDS in Developing World Cities

February 23, 2004 // 12:00pm4:00pm
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.

Political Instability Task Force: New Findings

February 05, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
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.

Environment, Population, and Health: Development Strategies for a More Secure World

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 // 2:00pm3:30pm
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.

Thirty Years of Collaboration between USAID and the Ministry of Health of Morocco

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 // 11:00am1:00pm
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

The Security Demographic: Population and Civil Conflict After the Cold War

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.

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