Climate Diplomacy

Global climate change is perhaps the biggest threat humanity has faced, and time is quickly running out to prevent it from irrevocably changing our world. At IEDS, we believe that bold, cooperative action on a global scale is needed to solve this crisis, which is why we engage in climate...

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On Thursday, October 24th, 2019, researchers from the University of Vermont's Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security participated in a panel at the first International Environmental Peacebuilding Conference at UC Irvine. The panel, titled "Environmental and Hydro-Diplomacy in...

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Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network (TWIN) is a network of grassroots organizations, academic & scientific institutions, and individuals sharing a vision of clean water for all. IEDS is a cofounding partner of Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network in 2018. This is our video for...

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The Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security organized a side event at the UNFCCC COP 24 in Katowice, Poland on implementing Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Security and implementing early warning systems (EWS) for adaptation to climate change.

This side event featured: Malik Amin...

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This side event at COP 24 will highlight recent developments and outstanding challenges in the design & implementation of food, energy and water security early warning systems in developing countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America that are vulnerable to climate change induced...

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Water is the essence of life. As we commemorated World Water Day on March 22, 10 experts (five from Afghanistan and five from Pakistan) gathered online and in person at the Peace Centre at Dawson College in Montreal for a week-long in-depth dialogue to find effective solutions and opportunities...

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During the ongoing UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn, Germany, Asim Zia, Director of Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security (IEDS), spoke at a high-level meeting organized by South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) and Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (...

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A seminar was held on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Pakistan on Friday September 29 at the University of Vermont with IEDS Director Asim Zia.

Pakistan is a large and strategically important country in south Asia. It is in the news frequently due to its tumultuous politics...

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We are excited to announce a new graduate research intern joining the Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security, Barbra Marden.

Here is her short bio:

I was born and raised in Uganda before moving to Italy. In 2001, I moved to the US to attend Northeastern University...

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El Niño Ready Nations (ENRNs) is a portal site for learning information about El Niño and how to prepare for the event. The mission of El Niño Ready Nations is:

-To create awareness about El Niño and foster knowledge about the topic

-To...

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