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ECSP Report 8

What should have happened at the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development? And, given the Summit's decidedly mixed results, what should happen next? The 2002 issue of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report features 19 commentaries by experts worldwide on the most important issues for Johannesburg and beyond. Complete report.

Understanding Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation

This publication represents the UN Environmental Programme's response to the growing worldwide interest in further exploring the environment and security nexus and the contribution of timely and credible assessments to conflict prevention. It is the result of an ongoing collaboration between the UN Environmental Programme's Division of Early Warning and Assessment and the Environmental Change and Security Project (ECSP) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Complete report.

334. Ending the State-Building Impasse: What Can Be Learned from Previous EU Enlargements that Might Offer Solutions for Bosnia and Herzegovina?

This is a summary of a presentation made at the February 22, 2007 conference "Bosnia-Herzegovina at an International Crossroads," which was held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and co-sponsored by the Dayton Project.

326. Europe as Empire: The Nature of the Enlarged European Union

Jan Zielonka is Ralf Darhrendorf Fellow in European Politics at St. Antony's College of the University of Oxford. He presented his new book by the same title and published by Oxford University Press in 2006 at an EES event on September 21, 2005. The following is a summary of his presentation. Meeting Report 327.

320. The International Community's Response to the Yugoslav Crisis: 1989-1995

Matjaž Klemencic is Professor of History at the University of Maribor and President of the Board of Advisors at the Institute for Ethnic Studies in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He spoke at an EES Noon Discussion on January 11, 2006. The following is a summary of his presentation. Meeting Report 320.

307. The Internationalization of Minority Rights in Poscommunist Europe

Will Kymlicka is Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen's University and Visiting Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program, Central European University, Budapest. He spoke at an EES noon discussion on November 17, 2004. The following is a summary of his presentation. Meeting Report 307.

299. New Technologies of Border Control in an Enlarged Europe

Rey Koslowski is Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University. He spoke at an EES noon discussion on June 2, 2004. The following is a summary of his presentation. Meeting Report 299.

295. European Integration and Ethnic Reconciliation in Croatia and Serbia

Nicole Lindstrom is Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies at the Central European University in Budapest and a JSTS alumna. She participated in the Niarchos Roundtable on "Overcoming Religious Nationalism in the Balkans," held on December 5, 2003. The following is an updated summary of her presentation. Meeting Report 295.

232. The Politics of the EU's Eastward Enlargement

The European Union's (EU) eastward enlargement is said to be a well-designed strategy aimed at overcoming the divisions in Europe and strengthening the process of European integration. This paper will question the very essence of this claim. It will, first, show that the EU's policies towards the candidate states from Eastern Europe emerge more by default than by design. Second, it will show that the EU's policies, while overcoming some divisions in Europe, also created new ones. And third, it will show that widening the Union makes its deepening quite difficult.