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05/18/2011 - 1:07pm

Dr. Gregory Gause, Professor of Political Science at UVM and IEDS board member, was interviewed by NPR's On Point for his take on the Arab Spring and the slow process of building new democratic societies.  Dr. Gause is an Middle Eastern expert with deep experience in Saudi Arabia and across...

05/02/2011 - 1:24pm

Dr. Saleem Ali, Director of IEDS, was a guest on Vermont Public Radio's Vermont Edition program May 2, offering insight into the killing of Osama bin Laden by US forces in Pakistan.  To listen to the program, download a podcast, or read a transcript, please...

04/24/2011 - 12:17pm

Registration page for Conference is linked here October 21 – 23, 2011 Environmental issues are often framed as a source of conflict in terms of resource scarcity. Yet they tend to be relegated as “low politics,” in the larger scheme...

04/21/2011 - 2:54pm

Dr. Saleem Ali, Director of IEDS, commented Wednesday on VT Public Radio about the recent media storm over revelations that Greg Mortenson, author of 3 Cups of Tea, may have fictionalized some of his experiences.  Dr. Ali connects the current situation to larger issues of...

04/13/2011 - 1:29pm

 

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), released the 13th edition of the Taking Stock report April 12.  The latest report provides the most comprehensive picture of industrial pollution across North America, documenting reported releases and...

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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...