The New Security Beat Offers Updates on Environment, Security News

The Environmental Change and Security Program strives to inform audiences of environmental developments through the latest technology, including blogs and podcasts.

ECSP and GHI Hiring

The Environmental Change and Security Program and Global Health Initiative are seeking two Program Assistants.

Integrating Population, Environment Crucial to Development

Across East Africa, innovative development programs are integrating family planning and health services, natural resource management, and the creation of sustainable livelihoods. A recent conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, explored the benefits, challenges, and opportunities associated with these integrated programs.

ECSP Report 3: Official Statements and New Publications

Excerpts from recent official statements in which environmental issues are cited in the context of security institutions and national interests, and reviews by experts of new publications.

Brain Drain in Africa: State of the Issue and Possible Solutions

How can Africa prevent the exportation of its educated citizens? This paper attempts to answer this very question through examination of what is meant by “brain drain,” followed by analyzing the hard facts, significance and consequences for the continent.

What's Population Got to Do with It?

ESCP and GHI Program Associate Gib Clarke discusses the link between climate change and population in this Point of View column from the October 2006 issue of Centerpoint.

The New Face of Water Conflict (No. 3)

Amid the talk of looming “water wars,” a less dramatic—but more immediate—link between water and violence is often ignored: the violence engendered by poor governance of water resources, says Ken Conca.

Population, Environmental Change, and Security (PECS) News

Population, Environmental Change, and Security (PECS) News is published tri-annually by the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, with support from the Office of Population, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the University of Michigan.

Building Consultation Mechanisms for Local Civil Society Participation and Leadership in Disaster Response

Paper contribution to the April 2011 seminar on post-disaster community engagement.

"Take the Broad View of Water," Experts Tell SAIS Audience

MARCH 2009—State's Aaron Salzberg and ECSP's Geoff Dabelko Speak During "Year of Water"


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