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Professor Liang Congjie, founder of Friends of Nature, passed away at 78

Oct 28, 2010
Professor Liang died of undisclosed illness on October 28th in Beijing

Spring 2011 CWIHP Internship Opportunities

Oct 25, 2010
Application Deadline: Monday, 15 November 2010

Wilson Center to Host Book Launch for <i>Washington's U Street</i>

Oct 25, 2010
A new book by Blair Ruble, Washington's U Street: A Biography, probes the history of Washington's U Street neighborhood, a hub of African American culture for more than a century. Come celebrate the first comprehensive book on this robustly diverse neighborhood at a book launch on November 2 at the Wilson Center, featuring a lively discussion and live jazz.

Population, Health, and Environment in Ethiopia

Oct 22, 2010
Severely eroded and deforested, Ethiopia's land is increasingly turning to desert, due to the country's high population growth, unsustainable land use, and lack of land ownership. Featuring footage from my trip to Ethiopia last year, this ECSP video production looks at the efforts of two projects to combat these devastating trends.

Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute and the University of San Diego's Trans-Border Institute Release New Report

Oct 22, 2010
The joint research project, Shared Responsibility: U.S.-Mexico Policy Options for Confronting Organized Crime, concludes that binational efforts to stop organized crime in Mexico have made progress but need expanded cooperation to address the challenge.