Events

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Burning Season

March 18, 2010 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Every year vast tracks of Indonesian rainforest are cut down and set alight to develop palm oil plantations. The Burning Season is the story of Dorjee Sun, a young man not afraid to confront one of the biggest challenges of our time.
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Maintaining the Momentum: Highlights From the Uganda International Conference on Family Planning

March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.
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Climate Change and Energy in Defense Doctrine: The QDR and UK Defence Green Paper

March 11, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Security experts discuss ways to integrate climate change and energy in current and future planning, strategies, and operations.

Pathways to Peace: Stories of Environment, Health, and Conflict

January 13, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Practitioners and experts highlight work that demonstrates the positive impact multi-dimensional development and peacebuilding programs can have on environmental conflict arenas.
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Water, Conflict, and Cooperation: Practical Concerns for Water Development Projects

January 06, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
Catholic Relief Services launches a new publication that provides guidance to water development practitioners and others striving to incorporate water and peacebuilding into their project frameworks.
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How To Manage Environmental Conflict in the Face of Climate Change

November 12, 2009 // 1:00pm4:00pm
Latin American and North American experts analyze policy changes and inter-sectoral cooperative efforts to better manage local environmental disputes and mitigate contentious issues.
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Strategic Energy Opportunities for the Department of Defense

October 28, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Amory Lovins, co-founder, chairman, and chief scientist at the Rocky Mountain Institute, speaks at the Wilson Center.
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Book Launch: A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice, and the Environmental Challenge

October 27, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Through a series of essays by leading demographers, environmentalists, and reproductive health experts, A Pivotal Moment offers a new perspective on the complex connection between population dynamics and environmental quality.
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Book Discussion: Murder in the Name of Honor: The True Story of One Woman's Heroic Fight Against an Unbelievable Crime

October 26, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
"Honor killings" claim the lives of 5,000 women every year. Murder in the Name of Honor breaks the silence surrounding this crime with personal stories, and describes the author's battle to change outdated laws and expose governments that turn a blind eye to the murder of women.

And on the Last Day, Plant a Tree: Photography Exhibition by Prince Hussain Aga Khan

October 23, 2009 // 9:00am5:00pm
This photography exhibition introduces visitors to the activities of the Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Fund for the Environment, the environmental program of the Aga Khan Development Network. Prince Hussain Aga Khan's photographs portray the urgent need for environmental stewardship.

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