The “Environment, Conflict and Cooperation” (ECC) exhibition visualizes the dramatic and growing impact of global environmental change. It demonstrates how climate change can threaten the security of the American continent, and showcases how climate, environment and sustainable development cooperation can contribute to stability and peace. Dealing with themes such as water, natural resources and climate change, the exhibition shows how environmental degradation and resource scarcity can spark conflict and create new security risks. It also highlights the role that environmental cooperation and sustainable development can play in promoting peace and stability. The exhibition has been shown in more than 40 cities worldwide since 2005.
Guest Speaker: Lina Pohl, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, El Salvador
Panelists: Werner Vargas, Executive Director of SICA; Salvador E. Nieto, Executive Director of Central American Comission of Environment and Development (Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo - CCAD)