The earthquake and ensuing tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 has caused untold damage in the northern part of the country and taken thousands of lives. In the aftermath, Wilson Center experts analyze Japan's reaction to the devastation and discuss how things may change in the region looking forward.
This article considers issues pertaining to the linkages between rural populations, migration from and to rural areas, and the environment, focusing on developing countries in the latter part of the 20th century.
AUGUST 2005--China Environment Forum Coordinator Speaks at Chautauqua Institution
Professors Jack Goldstone, Robert Bates, and Colin Kahl presented the Political Instability Task Force's latest findings
OCTOBER 2008—Science Authors Speak at Wilson Center
This report draws from the dialogue and seminar papers shared at an April 2011 meeting co-hosted by the Wilson Center and the Fetzer Institute to explore how best to respond to disasters. Highlighting the complex nature of disaster response and exploring ways to overcome the inherent tension between those responding to disasters and the local community, the discussion centered on how to identify the strengths of a community and use technology to better engage the local community and provide effective, sustainable relief.
Sustained human development is an essential precondition for any effective response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa, Nana Poku writes.
PECS News Issue 3 features a report from the Wilson Center's forum on HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa, and an article on urban health in megacities by University of Michigan International Development Associate Brian Hubbard.
JUNE 2007 - As the G8 summit approaches, China releases 62 page statement of goals and strategies