To assess the state of public policy education in Latin America, the Wilson Center launched a research project to survey the institutional capacity for graduate level training in public policy in Latin America and the United States. This publication is the result and offers an overview of public policy education in Latin America while providing a groundwork for future efforts to improve its quality in the region.
Conference proceedings from Saving the Seas: Developing Capacity and Fostering Environmental Cooperation in Europe, held 14 May 1999 at the Wilson Center.
This commentary is an edited transcript of an address Dr. Goodall gave to a Washington policy audience at the Woodrow Wilson Center on 3 April 2003.
The author discusses four significant demographic issues in the context of the ecological security framework: population growth, movements, graying, and differential growth.
As interest in the relationship between global population growth and climate change grows, Suzanne Petroni calls for "a thoughtful and deliberative dialogue around voluntary family planning's contribution to mitigating climate change."
The recent publication of a host of significant material on environment, population, and conflict linkages dictated a special commentary section to supplement the lengthy book reviews provided in this 2000 issue of the ECSP Report.
The extraordinary census of the summer of 1994 provides an opportunity to view both the complexity of the Macedonian scene, of which the Albanians are a part, and the role of European mediation more broadly. The 1994 Macedonian census raises fundamental issues of which the more recent conflicts such as those over education and language use at the federal level are continuations. It is also worthy of a more detailed account as a historical moment around which national and international tensions crystallized. As this paper finds, regardless of what the future holds for Macedonia, the 1994 census is one of the key links in the chain of events leading to that future.
Experts review new publications (Part 1).
The first-ever ECSP Report includes Geoff and David Dabelko's feature on redefining environmental security; Richard Matthew's commentary on demystifying the concept of environmental security; and Marc Levy's call for a third wave of environmental security scholarship. Complete report.
In Poverty Reduction: An Effective Means of Population Control, Mohammed Sharif attempts to use both theoretical and empirical analysis to take a fresh look at the topic.