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Posted on on April 30th, 2010
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“Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution – Evolving to Meet New Opportunities” in Tucson, USA (25-27 May)

This conference, organized by the US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, seeks to provide a forum of exchange between the different stakeholders within the field of environmental conflict resolution (ECR) and is directed at professionals from governments, businesses and NGOs alike. The event includes workshops, panel sessions, and roundtable and plenary discussions on three main topics: policy challenges of the next decade and the role of ECR; engaging governments; and new tools and technology and their application to ECR.

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“Climate Induced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa” in Marseille (15-16 June)

Organized jointly by the World Bank and the Agence Française de Développement, this workshop aims at enhancing knowledge sharing and network creation among researchers in the field of climate induced migration and displacement. It is directed at researchers, academics and practitioners who work with a regional focus on the Middle East and North Africa region. Topics will include methodological issues, the quantification of climate change impacts, rural-urban migration and its impact on rural and urban development, as well as gender-related issues.

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“Regional Environmental Governance: Interdisciplinary Approaches, Theoretical Issues, Comparative Designs” in Geneva (16-18 June)

This workshop on regional environmental governance, which will take place at the University of Geneva, seeks to foster exchange and discussion between scientists and practitioners. It comprises six different thematic plenary sessions, one of which will examine the connections between regional security and the environment. The workshop will commence with an inaugural public lecture and conclude with a roundtable discussion.

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“Climate Change and Security” in Trondheim (21-24 June)

This research conference, organized by the International Peace Research Institute and a number of other renowned academic institutions, aims to examine the broad security implications of climate change. The conference will first review physical and economic effects of climate change in order to subsequently shed light on implications not only for different kinds of violent armed conflicts, but also for human livelihoods and overall human security.

For further information on the conference, including a detailed program, please visit




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