This article highlights certain gaps in the information about the steps that lead from hunger to conflict, and then suggests policies and actions to break these connections.
JUNE 2006--Relevant Passages Focus on Clean Energy, Natural Disasters, and Pandemic Diseases
Pakistan's population—currently about 185 million—is expected to rise to 335 million by 2050. On June 9, the Wilson Center hosted a day-long conference to examine both the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan's demographics, and to discuss how best to tackle the former and maximize the latter.
"Beyond Borders and Bullets" in Chronicle of Higher Education Review Quotes ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko
JULY 2008—Human Security's Influence Limited But Growing, Says Dabelko
While global environmental and population challenges are clearer and more pressing than ever, the international community seems less capable of constructive agreement, writes Frederick Meyerson.
By comparing and analyzing the state of environmental management around the Baltic, Mediterranean, and Black Seas, scholars and policymakers may draw valuable lessons for replicating success stories and avoiding failed pathways. Conference proceedings.
ECSP cosponsors a conference featuring Pekka Haavisto, Tom Spencer, and other environmental security experts at Britain's Wilton Park, one of the world's leading centers for the discussion of international issues, from September 16-19.
From 1970-2000, "only 13 percent of countries with a very young age structure had fully democratic governments, compared with 83 percent of countries with a mature age structure," says Elizabeth Leahy, who compares age structure to conflict in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Iran, and Pakistan.
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