Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between June 1999 and May 2000.
Analyzing demographic trends on the small-island nations of Mauritius and Fiji, Christian Leuprecht argues that "the impact of migration on conflict is a man-made problem; the way migration is managed (or not) can determine its potential for mitigating or escalating a conflict."
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #271, 1998. PDF 18 pages.
PECS News Issue 7 includes articles by Frederick Meyerson and Geoff Dabelko, and a report from the field from the Peruvian Andes.
Bringing together a diverse group of authors – from Nepal to Norway, from the university to the military – the 11th edition of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report explores how powerful underlying forces may engender war – or lay a foundation for peace. Complete report.
Special Reports: Environment and Security in an International Context: Executive Summary Report, by the NATO/Committee on The Challenges of Modern Society Pilot Study; and State Failure Task Force Report: Phase II Findings.
In Governance as a Trialogue: Government-Society-Science in Transition, Anthony Turton and his co-editors take a hard look at the elements of governance, examining a “trialogue” model that comprises the set of actors and their interactions required to achieve management goals.
Experts review new publications (Part 4).
This book aims to provide academics, policymakers, NGOs and the media in Cuba, Latin America and North America, with a better understanding of the changes in Cuban civil society since the collapse of the Soviet Union and their implications in the areas of research, academic and literary production, and public policy.
Population and fresh water are widely recognized as two of the most important issues facing humanity. Yet too few policymakers are aware of the close links between these two phenomena. Foreword and table of contents.