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Climate Change Is a Critical Security Issue for United Nations

Oct 19, 2009
OCTOBER 2009--ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko speaks at UN General Assembly special event, urging UN and member states to adopt a comprehensive institutional approach to climate's security threats.

Weathering Climate Change

Oct 19, 2009
Climate change poses fundamental economic, agricultural, political and security challenges to the United States, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. The clock is running, and the world needs to act on what is perhaps the most complex item to ever appear on the international agenda.

Internet Piracy: Copyright Law in Canada and the United States

Oct 14, 2009
Canada has greatly contributed to copyright infringement around the world, said Barry Sookman. He and Eric Schwartz, authors of the Canada Institute's latest One Issue Two Voices publication, discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and the controversial approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in Canada and the U.S.

Comparative Research on Government Organization and Operation, 2009 Washington Symposium

Oct 14, 2009
The Kissinger Institute and the Counselors' Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (PRC) held a joint symposium to explore and compare governance topics in both the People's Republic of China and the United States.

The Latino <i>Brown v. Board of Education</i>

Oct 13, 2009
As Hispanic Heritage Month draws to a close, Senior Scholar Philippa Strum tells the tale of Mendez v. Westminster, the Latino equivalent of Brown v. Board that was decided eight years earlier.

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