Coordination of Assessments for Environment in Humanitarian Action

7 June 2017 | Geneva, Switzerland

Inter Agency Standing Committee

Disasters cause both loss of life and damage to the natural capital upon which societal well-being depends. The Coordination of Assessments for Environment in Humanitarian Action: A Joint Initiative,...

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Warfare, Environment, Social Inequality and Peace Studies (WESIPS) Conference

25 May 2017 – 27 May 2017 | Seville, Spain

Dr. Richard J. Chacon (Winthrop University) and Dr. Yamilette Chacon (James Madison University)

Over millennia, warfare, environmental degradation, and social inequality have brought much suffering to humankind. In an effort to facilitate interdisciplinary cross-fertilization, WESIPS brings tog...

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Climate, Energy, and Security with Senators Graham and Whitehouse

16 May 2017 | Washington, DC

The Center for Climate and Security

Organizer: The Center for Climate and Security    When: 16 May 2017, 2:00pm EDT   Where:  Hart Senate Office Building, Room 902 Washington, DC 20002   Please join the Center for Climate and Sec...

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4th Istanbul International Water Forum

10 May 2017 – 11 May 2017 | Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish Water Institute

The world is witnessing an unprecedented rise in the number of people fleeing wars and conflicts. Turkey being in the midst of this phenomenon, the 4th Istanbul International Water Forum (IIWF) will a...

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Water and Security in South and Southeast Asia

9 May 2017 | Washington, DC

Woodrow Wilson Center and World Wildlife Fund

Across South and Southeast Asia, rapidly changing ecological conditions are creating challenges for social stability. Growing populations and economies demand greater and greater freshwater resources,...

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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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