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EU Enlargement and Environmental Quality in Central and Eastern Europe

European Union (EU) accession is no longer a question of if but when for the countries of Eastern and Central Europe. But accession has required these countries to adopt wholesale European regulations on a broad number of topics, including environmental standards and protection. This day-long conference explored the potential effects EU enlargement might have on national and EU environmental quality and policies.

Internship with the China Environment Forum

Thank you for your interest in our work! CEF is no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2019 intern positions. 

Spring applications are due by December 8.

Summer applications are due by April 15.

Fall applications are due by July 1.

The China Environment Forum offers internships for students with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on topics of environmental and energy challenges in China.

ECSP News: Global Demographic Trends

ECSP News Relaunches

Seeking a sustainable future for a lasting peace

The Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) works to transcend the boundaries separating environment, population, health, and security.

ECSP News: Population, Health, and Environment in Development

Population, Health, and Environment in Ethiopia (Video)

Seeking a sustainable future for a lasting peace

ECSP News: Development and Security

Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Reading the QDDR)

Seeking a sustainable future for a lasting peace

ECSP News: Climate and Security

Connections Between Climate and Stability

Seeking a sustainable future for a lasting peace

Certification: The Path to Conflict-Free Minerals from Congo

The Woodrow Wilson Center's Africa Program in co-sponsorship with the Enough Project assembled a panel of experts from American, British and Congolese governments, private industry, and the non-governmental community to discuss the deplorable situation in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo involving conflict minerals and the way forward.

Enhancing Public Engagement in Climate Change: The 2011 Climate Change Communicators of the Year

"Excellence in climate communication has to do with public engagement – communication that expands the portion of the public that is engaged in this issue and enhances their degree of engagement," said Edward Maibach, director of the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University.