Archived Events

 

A Matter of Survival: Learning to Cooperate over Water

16 January 2018 | Washington, DC

Wilson Center and EcoPeace Middle East

Meeting our global water challenges is no ordinary task: it is a matter of survival. As global climate patterns shift, access to clean water will become more challenging; water will grow scarcer in so...

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Praying for Rain or Advancing Water Diplomacy? The Water Crises Facing the Region: Challenges and Opportunities for National Security

11 January 2018 | Tel Aviv, Israel

EcoPeace Middle East and Institute for National Security Studies

EcoPeace Middle East and the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), with the support of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, are pleased to invite you to attend a special conferenc...

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Targeting Environmental Infrastructures, International Law, and Civilians in the New Middle Eastern Wars

11 January 2018 | Geneva, Switzerland

Platform for International Water Law, Geneva Water Hub

The Platform for International Water Law of the Geneva Water Hub is pleased to invite you to participate in an exchange with Ms Erika Weinthal, Professor at Duke University and Ms Jeannie Sowers, Prof...

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Conflict and Natural Resource Management Panel

18 December 2017 | Washington, DC

World Resources Institute

This panel event will provide an overview of the environmental peacebuilding field and highlight, frame and analyze the efforts of three conservation organizations whose efforts in this area underscor...

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Planetary Security Conference 2017

12 December 2017 – 13 December 2017 | The Hague, Netherlands

Planetary Security Initiative and Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Climate-related risks are increasingly recognised as a key factor - and at times a key driver - of human insecurity and even conflict. Over the past ten years, both our understanding and awareness o...

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Criminal Elements: Illegal Wildlife Trafficking, Organized Crime, and National Security

6 December 2017 | Washington, DC

Wilson Center

Environmental crime is now the world’s fourth largest crime sector, estimated by UN Environment and Interpol to be worth more than $250 billion each year. Transnational criminal networks — drug ca...

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The Nuke Ban Treaty: Now What?

6 December 2017 | Washington, DC

Washington Foreign Law Society and Stimson Center

In July, 122 states voiced support for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The treaty will enter into force 90 days after 50 states ratify it. But what effect, if any, could this treaty...

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Ropes & Gray Webinar: Takeaways from the Enough Project’s Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Company Conflict Minerals Rankings

4 December 2017 | Washington, DC

Enough Project

    In mid-November, The Enough Project released its report on 3TG compliance procedures and disclosures by consumer electronics and jewelry retailer companies. In particular, the report focused on...

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Security & Climate Change in the Pacific Panel

28 November 2017 | Washington, DC

IISS-Americas and the Center for Climate and Security

The Center for Climate and Security and IISS-Americas will be hosting a panel on climate change impacts on the security of the Asia-Pacific region, and the implications on US security. The security th...

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COP 23 Side Event | Climate Diplomacy: How to Prevent Climate Security Risks

17 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany

German Federal Foreign Office and Adelphi Research

Side event in the German Pavilion on Friday 17.11.2017, 10.00-11.30   To deepen the understanding of climate change and security and the particularities of each region, the German Federal Foreign Off...

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