In November 1994, the Wilson Center inaugurated a series of monthly luncheon meetings on environment, population, security and global relations, consisting of experts from academia, Congress, government, the military, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. Below are detailed summaries from nine of the 1996 sessions, including presentations and selected comments.

Also included are highlights of the environment, population, and security activities of foundations, nongovernmental organizations, academic programs, and government offices, a list of Internet sites and resources, and a bibliographic guide to the literature.