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As the pace of global social and environmental change accelerates, truly sustainable development requires resilient communities. From remote forest villages to new urban slums, local communities depend on networks of resilience to obtain the critical elements of survival: water, food, health, energy, livelihoods, and security.


Global Water Security: The Intelligence Community Assessment

“Water security is about much more than access to H2O,” said Jane Harman, director, president, and CEO of the Wilson Center at the May 9 meeting, “Global Water Security: The Intelligence Community Assessment.” The event – part of the Wilson Center’s National Conversation Series – brought together a number of experts to discuss a recently released intelligence community assessment of 

Nigeria Beyond the Headlines: Population, Health, Natural Resources, and Governance

“Nigeria is a country of marginalized people. Every group you talk to, from the Ijaws to the Hausas, will tell you they are marginalized,” said Peter Lewis, director of the African Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Geoff Dabelko On The Diane Rehm Show Discussing Global Water Security

ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko was recently a guest on The Diane Rehm Show to discuss the just-released U.S. intelligence community assessment of world water security. He was joined by co-panelists retired Maj. Gen.

The Future of South Asian Security: Prospects for a Nontraditional Regional Architecture?

“The nontraditional security threats of tomorrow could themselves become sources of future traditional conflict if they’re not effectively addressed today,” said Mahin Karim, the senior associate for political and security affairs at The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR). Karim spoke during an April 11 policy briefing on nontraditional security threats in South Asia, hosted by the Wilson Center.