Events

 

Geographies of Conflict: Mapping Overlaps Between Extractive Industries and Agricultural Land Uses in Ghana and Peru

27 March 2014 | Washington, DC

Oxfam America and Clark University

Oxfam America and Clark University's Graduate School of Geography invite you to the launch of a new report entitled Geographies of Conflict: Mapping Overlaps Between Extractive Industries and Agricu...

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Report Launch: Geographies of Conflict: Mapping Overlaps Between Extractive Industries and Agricultural Land Uses in Ghana and Peru

27 March 2014 | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Oxfam America and Clark University's Graduate School of Geography

Thursday March 27th, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC Oxfam America and Clark University's Graduate School of Geography i...

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Expert Seminar: Land Degradation as a Global Challenge

27 March 2014 | Clingendael Institute, Netherlands

Clingendael Institute

On 27 March 2014, the Clingendael Institute organises an expert seminar discussing some diverse but interlinked aspects of land degradation, exploring possibilities for fostering policy debate on t...

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Book Launch: Water & Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

21 March 2014 | Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC

ELI & UNEP

The Environmental Law Institute, United Nations Environment Programme, University of Tokyo, McGill University, and Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment cordially invite you to the laun...

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Oil Sparks in the Amazon: Local Conflicts, Indigenous Populations, and Natural Resources

21 March 2014 | Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC

Woodrow Wilson Center

In Oil Sparks in the Amazon:  Local Conflicts, Indigenous Populations, and Natural Resources (University of Georgia Press, 2014), Patricia Vásquez explores the potent mix of grievances, identities,...

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World Bank Event: Trafficking and Fragility in West Africa

19 March 2014 | The World Bank, Washington DC

Center on Conflict, Security, and Development and theHive

In its 2013 threat assessment on organized crime in West Africa, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) noted that "In the interest of promoting stability, development, and peace, West A...

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iPCMP Webinar: Conflict Minerals Platform

19 March 2014 | iPoint Conflict Minerals Platform (Web-based)

iPoint

Get to know the iPoint Conflict Minerals Platform by joining our free webinar on March 19th at 11 a.m. EST. Learn how you can streamline your conflict minerals reporting processes and gain quick visi...

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The Long Shadows: Examples of the Environmental Impacts of World War II

18 March 2014 | International Environment House, Geneva

Geneva Environment Network

"The Long Shadows: examples of the environmental impacts of World War II" is a presentation by Simo Laakkonen, a senior researcher in environmental history at the Department of Environmental Science,...

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Bellagio Conference: Designing a Blueprint for Fragile State Spatial Data Needs

17 March 2014 | Bellagio Center, Italy

Center for International Earth Science Information Network at Earth Institute, Columbia University

In March 2014, a group g7+ country representatives, global thematic experts and spatial data experts will gather at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center with the purpose to advance practical...

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13th Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Workshop

17 March 2014 | Belgium

Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative

European Union regulations, in-region traceability initiatives -- a lot is going on in the conflict minerals space. Make sure you have the most up-to-date information about best practices on conflict...

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