Security and Defense Events


Dynamics Of Sexual Violence In The Eastern Democratic Republic Of Congo: Perpetrators, Community Response, and Policy Implications

January 15, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Panelists discuss the need for ethical, mixed-methods research to improve policies that protect victims of GBV and punish assailants, as well as empowering survivors.

The Money Trail: Finding, Following, and Freezing Terrorist Finances

January 13, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
with Matthew Levitt, Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Does Nuclear Threat Reduction Require Threat Inflation?

December 03, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
with Michael Krepon, co-founder, Henry L. Stimson Center; author of Better Safe than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb (Stanford University Press, 2009)

Northern Ireland: Lessons Learned through Policing in Conflict

December 01, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
with Mark Cochrane, Detective Inspector, Police Service of Northern Ireland. Inspector Cochrane has over 26 years service with 22 years experience in a variety of counter terrorist roles.

Deterrence to (and Through) 'Zero': Challenges of Disarmament and Proliferation

November 14, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
Christopher A. Ford, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; former U.S. Special Representative for Nuclear Nonproliferation

Sustaining Natural Resources and Environmental Integrity During Response to Crisis and Conflict

November 12, 2008 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"A healthy environment can enhance the capacity of societies to reduce the impact of natural and human-induced disasters," explains WWF's Anita Van Breda.

Constrainment: A Counterterrorism Strategy for the Post-Iraq Era

November 10, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
Stephanie Kaplan, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Canada and the United States: What Does It Mean to Be Good Neighbours?

October 27, 2008 // 7:30am5:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute, along with several partners, co-sponsored the annual conference of the Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute, which examined outstanding unsettled issues between Canada and the United States from both sides of the border and suggested ways to resolve those issues.

Book Discussion--The CIA and the Culture of Failure

October 16, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with author John Diamond, former national security reporter, USA TODAY, and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding: Sharing Lessons and Building Networks (Location: Barcelona)

October 07, 2008 // 11:30am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
An international panel sponsored by the Wilson Center and UNEP presents evidence that managing the environment and natural resources is key to improving security, resolving conflicts, and building a sustainable peace after war.