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12/20/2011 - 11:18am

Live, interactive webcast from Tokyo launching the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity:

In a live and interactive web TV programme from Tokyo, two of the key figures driving the response to the planet’s loss of biodiversity will be answering your questions about the United...

10/27/2011 - 6:25pm

IEDS Fellow Dr. Asim Zia is the lead author an a notable study regarding socio-ecological tradeoffs in managing a national park in Tanzania linked below.  This research was funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for the research project “Advancing Conservation in a...

10/26/2011 - 5:41pm

The Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security has received a grant from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation to consider ways of linking environmental conservation to sustainable livelihoods in island economies using pearl farming. The $200,000 grant given to IEDS over 2 years will support...

09/21/2011 - 11:40pm

IEDS led a training course on diplomatic ways of approach treaties involving hazardous chemicals at the Global Mercury Conference, held in Halifax Canada this summer. This is the largest gathering of scientists and policy-makers to discuss ways of regulating the neurotoxic element which has been...

09/09/2011 - 10:24am

Dr. Saleem Ali, IEDS director, spoke to VT Public Radio about the upcoming 10th anniversary of the attacks of September 11.  He argued that focusing on peace-building is the "most lasting antidote to terrorism", and urged all Americans to consider the ways in which our national response to...

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The Protection of Civilians in South Sudan

On July 1, IPI will host Hilde F. Johnson, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and...

Video: Seyed Hossein Mousavian on Iran-US Relations

On June 25th, IPI hosted a Distinguished Author Series featuring Seyed Hossein Mousavian, author...

Seyed Hossein Mousavian on Iran-US Relations

On June 25th, IPI will host a Distinguished Author Series featuring Seyed Hossein Mousavian,...

Video: The Central African Republic and the Future of UN Peacebuilding

On June 23rd, IPI, together with the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations and the UN...

Relapse into Conflict: The Central African Republic and the Future of UN Peacebuilding

On June 23rd, IPI, together with the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations and the UN...

Video: Human Rights in Ukraine

On June 18th, IPI hosted Ivan Šimonović, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human...

Human Rights in Ukraine

On June 18th, IPI will host Ivan Šimonović, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human...

Video: Building Urban Resilience in Cities Under Stress

On June 16th, IPI hosted a roundtable seminar, exploring urban fragility with the aim to develop...