Events

 

Key Elements for a Stable Pakistan: Confronting Internal Factors that Endanger Progress for the Region

1 May 2017 | Washington, DC

U.S. Institute of Peace

Organizer: U.S. Institute of Peace   When: 1 May 2017, 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT   Where:  U.S. Institute of Peace 2301 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037   Terrorism, stagnant economic g...

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Hill Briefing: Climate Change and the Risks to National Security

27 April 2017 | Washington, DC

American Security Project and the Center for Climate and Security

On April 27th, senior national security experts Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.), Brigadier General Stephen Cheney, USMC (Ret.), and Brigadier General David McGinnis, USA (Ret.) will discuss...

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Seminar: Lagging Lands, Violent Lands (2017 World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings Events on Building Sustainable Communities)

22 April 2017 | Washington, DC

World Bank and IMF

Organizers: World Bank & IMF   When: Saturday, April 22, 12:30 – 2:00 pm EDT   Where:  Room MC13-121, MC Building, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433     Follow these 2017 World Ba...

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Water Cooperation and Conflict: The Local and Global Challenge

13 April 2017 | New York, NY

Pace University

Water is essential to life. An age of unprecedented planetary change demands new strategies to manage this substance upon which nature, nations and neighborhoods depend. Building on our past two confe...

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From Scarcity to Security: Water as a Resource for Middle East Peacebuilding

20 March 2017 | Washington, DC

Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

In the Middle East, water has often constituted a source of tension between Israel, the Palestinians and neighboring states. In recent years, however, regional leaders have increasingly identified wat...

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4th Arab Water Week 2017: Managing Water Systems within Fragile Environments in the Arab Region

19 March 2017 – 23 March 2017 | Dead Sea, Jordan

Arab Countries Water Utilities Association

Water is increasingly becoming a binding constraint on Arab development. According to the Arab Development Challenges Reports by UNDP; available renewable fresh water resources per capita in the Arab...

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The Impact of Armed Conflict on the Environment and Natural Resources: A Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 Perspective

17 March 2017 | Bristol, United Kingdom

University of West of England Environmental Law Unit

With the objective of SDG16 in mind, the aim of the proposed seminar is to explore the implementation of SDG16 and the challenges to such implementation, in particular exploring key issues such as hum...

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22nd Annual Tulane Environmental Law & Policy Summit: Sessions on Marine Environment in the South China Sea

10 March 2017 – 11 March 2017 | New Orleans, LA

Environmental and Energy Society of Tulane University Law School

The Environmental and Energy Society of Tulane University Law School proudly hosts the 22nd annual Summit to bring together professionals and the public on current and pressing environmental and legal...

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Panorama Webinar: Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas

9 March 2017 | Webinar

Panorama Solutions

This PANORAMA Webinar will showcase gender mainstreaming solutions for protected areas. These solutions demonstrate how women's participation and inclusion in protected area management and governance...

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From West Africa to the Middle East, Water and the Rise of Insurgencies in the "Arc of Instability"

3 March 2017 | Washington, DC

Wilson Center

Water scarcity and conflict over freshwater resources have contributed to an “arc of instability” stretching from West Africa through the Maghreb and across the Mediterranean to the Middle East. R...

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