Events

Migration as the Demographic Wild Card in Civil Conflict: Mauritius and Fiji

Analyzing demographic trends on the small-island nations of Mauritius and Fiji, Christian Leuprecht argues that "the impact of migration on conflict is a man-made problem; the way migration is managed (or not) can determine its potential for mitigating or escalating a conflict."

Wilson Center Meeting on Taiwan's Environment Appears in the Taipei Times

AUGUST 2007 - The Taipei Times notes Taiwan's EPA Minister Dang's talk at the Woodrow Wilson Center

Domestic Drones & The Environment Revisited

Joanne Gabrynowicz examines privacy and other issues which arise from the use of drones in anticipation of growing use of the technology in U.S. airspace. Ruth Greenspan Bell discusses her latest work “Rebooting the Climate Effort.”

Responding to Pakistan's Water Crisis

How can the world help Pakistan respond to its widespread and deadly water crisis? In a new policy brief published by the Norwegian Peacebuilding Center, program associate Michael Kugelman examines the opportunities and constraints faced by the international community in its efforts to help reduce the country's water woes.

U.S. Department of State Seeks Written Comments on the "Water for the Poor" Act

APRIL 2006--ECSP Director Speaks at Town Hall Meeting; Written Comments Due April 30

Book Review: "Plundered Nations? Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction"

In many resource rich countries, natural assets have not led to development. Plundered Nations?, edited by Paul Collier and Anthony Venables, lays out a series of decisions that need to be got “sufficiently right” for the depletion of natural assets to be converted into sustained development.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Thomas Friedman Presents Hot, Flat and Crowded at Wilson Center

SEPTEMBER 2008—Latest Book Offers Solutions to Climate, Energy, and Population Problems

ECSP Report 5: Update Section

This update section is designed to highlight the environment, population, and security activities of foundations, nongovernmental organizations, academic programs, and government offices. It also includes a list of Internet sites and forums which may facilitate research and policy efforts, and a bibliographic guide to the literature.

ECSP Report 9: Event Summaries (Part 1)

Summaries include Banking the 'Demographic Dividend' with David E. Bloom; Linking Health, Environment, and Community Development, with Mechai Viravaidya; and Good Water Makes Good Neighbors, with Gidon Bromberg and Abdel-Rahman Sultan.

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