Archived Events


The Hugo Conference: Environment, Migration, Politics

3 November 2016 – 5 November 2016 | Liège, Belgium

Université de Liège

The year 2015 has been a crucial year for the people displaced as a result of environmental changes: in March, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction acknowledged the need to address displac...

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Fourth Al-Moumin Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding: Ambassador Marie Jacobsson

3 November 2016 | Washington, DC

American University, ELI, and UNEP

For the last three years, Ambassador Marie Jacobsson has served as the International Law Commission’s Special Rapporteur for the topic Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflict. In...

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Combating Violent Kleptocracy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

27 October 2016 | Washington, DC

Enough Project

Please join distinguished experts on the Great Lakes region of Africa as they discuss how to address the crises of democracy and conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The event will launch...

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Mining in the Colombian Páramo: The Ongoing Struggle to Halt Eco Oro's Angostura Project in Santurbán

26 October 2016 | Washington, DC

Committee for the Defense of Water and the Santurbán Páramo, the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense, and the Center for International Environmental Law

The Colombian páramos (high altitude wetlands) are unique and sensitive ecosystems that provide the country with 70% of its potable water. The case of Eco Oro, a Canadian mining company (formally Gre...

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Oil and Gas Operations in Areas Disputed Between States

24 October 2016 | New York, NY

American Society of International Law

Where which State is entitled to control oil and gas resources in a particular area is disputed, companies wishing to exploit those resources face risks not experienced by most projects. These particu...

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MyanmarWater 2016

20 October 2016 – 22 October 2016 | Myanmar Event Park (MEP)

UBM Asia

MyanmarWater 2016 is one of the flagship water event of UBM Asia and it is expected to bring together more than 200 participating companies from 16 countries with 5,500 attendees including the industr...

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Water and Security in an Uncertain World

19 October 2016 | Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center One Woodrow Wilson Plaza 1300 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20004

Environmental Change and Security Program (Wilson Center)

As our climate changes, the uncertainty of water availability and access threatens to become one of the major challenges to national security. But much like climate change’s connections to security,...

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Environmental Peacebuilding Working Group Meeting

13 October 2016 | Washington, DC


The Environmental Peacebuilding Working Group is pleased to announce that its next meeting will take place on Thursday, October 13 from 3:00PM-5:00PM. Following introductions and updates from particip...

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Environmental Peacebuilding 1-Week Executive Training at Columbia University: Environment, Peace and Security

26 September 2016 – 30 September 2016 | Columbia University in the City of New York

Earth Institute, University of Columbia

Evidence is accumulating that linkages between environment and security dynamics are more important than previously thought. Governments, the public, corporations, and other organizations around the w...

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The Conflict Potential of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: Backdraft Revisited

26 September 2016 | Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center One Woodrow Wilson Plaza 1300 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20004

Wilson Center Environmental Change & Security Program

2015 was a banner year for international commitments to address climate change. However, as countries take steps to implement National Adaptation Plans and cut emissions, policymakers and practitioner...

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