The workshop, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and organized jointly by the German Development Institute (DIE, Bonn) and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS, Sussex), will concentrate on one of the big issues of our time: the rise of China and India and the challenges which this presents
Announced by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and the University of Oslo, with the support of the Global Environmental Change and Human Security (GECHS) project, this two day international conference wants to consider strategies for adapting to climate change, in particular to explo
This conference will be the eighth event in the series of annual European Conferences on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, and the first International Conference of the Social-Ecological Research Programme.
In his thesis "Ethiopia and the Nile", author Yacob Arsano discusses the national and regional dilemmas of hydro-politics in the Eastern Nile Basin countries of Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt and Eritrea.
On 13 September the General Assembly (GA) finally adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, as a result of more than 22 years of debate among governments and indigenous peoples.
Approximately 40 transboundary aquifer systems underlie the African continent. The considerable amounts of water stored underground provide significant opportunities for the social and economic development of many African countries.
The degradation of natural resources and the impact of climate change together with increasing consumption, population growth and economic development pose serious threats to peace and stability – but a clear answer on how to react to this problem is still missing.
All water users, government, business, scientists and the general community, need to take urgent action if we are to save our dying rivers, according to participants at the 10th International Riversymposium & Environmental Flows Conference, which was held in Brisbane from 3 to 6 September 200
Over 175 delegates representing more than 30 countries recently convened in the beautiful Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park on the Rocky Mountain border between Canada and the United States. Participants gathered for 4 days (9-12 September 2007) at the "Peace, Parks and Partnerships Conf
The Middle East Office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Beirut/Lebanon is organizing this two-day conference, which seeks to shed light on the high benefits of environmental cooperation between states in the Middle East and North Africa and the necessity to improve and intensify this cooperatio
The aim of the International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO) is to enable the Basin Organizations to regularly and informally meet in order to exchange their practical experiences.
The conference is intended to generate ideas on how to strengthen the European Union’s capacity to respond to short term crises and long term threats.
The swisspeace Annual Conference 2007 is inviting international experts from scientific and development communities to explore links between renewable natural resources and conflicts.