EWC Research Program Director Visits Pakistan

EWC Research Program Director, Dr. Nancy D. Lewis delivered a special lecture on Globalization and health in South Asia, organized by the Sustainable Developing Policy Institute in Islamabad, Pakistan on January 12, 2011. Dr Abid Q. Suleri, Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Policy Insitute (SDPI), conducted the proceedings and underlined the need for efficient track II diplomacy among nations to effectively deal with the growing economic and social challenges across globe.

Dr. Lewis shared her experiences of South Asia with the audience and talked on various aspects of concern including Asia’s population issues, environmental challenges, globalization and Asia’s health. Citing some key figures of global and Asian health situation, she underlined that a safer future was both a collective aspiration and a mutual responsibility.

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EWC Alumni, Staff, and Degree Fellows contribute to Sustainability Science Book

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EWC alumni, staff, and degree fellows contributed to a newly published (SEARCA and ISEAS) volume entitled, Sustainability Science for Watershed Landscapes by James Roumasset (USA, FI ‘76-’77, et al.), Kimberly Burnett, and Arsenio Balisacan (Philippines, RSI ‘82-’86). Chapter contributors include Jefferson Fox (EWC Senior Fellow), Sittidaj Pongkijvorasin (Thailand, GDF ‘03-’07), Majah-Leah Ravago (Philippines, GDF’06-present), and Chieko Umetsu (Japan, ENV ‘89-93, et al.). The book’s preface and foreword were written by UHM Vice Chancellor Gary Ostrander and EWC Director of Research, Nancy Lewis, respectively.

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