March 18, 2010 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
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.
March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
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.
March 11, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Security experts discuss ways to integrate climate change and energy in current and future planning, strategies, and operations.
January 13, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Practitioners and experts highlight work that demonstrates the positive impact multi-dimensional development and peacebuilding programs can have on environmental conflict arenas.
January 06, 2010 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
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.
November 12, 2009 // 1:00pm — 4:00pm
Latin American and North American experts analyze policy changes and inter-sectoral cooperative efforts to better manage local environmental disputes and mitigate contentious issues.
October 28, 2009 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Amory Lovins, co-founder, chairman, and chief scientist at the Rocky Mountain Institute, speaks at the Wilson Center.
October 27, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
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.
Book Discussion: Murder in the Name of Honor: The True Story of One Woman's Heroic Fight Against an Unbelievable Crime
October 26, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
"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of Honor breaks the silence surrounding this crime with personal stories, and describes the author's battle to change outdated laws and expose governments that turn a blind eye to the murder of women.
October 23, 2009 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
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.