All Events for "Natural Resources"
Our goal throughout the five meetings is to foster international partnerships leading to coordinated global strategies to increase the availability of food and water. These will require coordination of national policies and private sector initiatives to support the global objectives identified by conference participants, recognizing our global interdependence and the need to solve problems together. [...]Learn more
SINGAPORE– On November 19, 2009, the Global Interdependence Center (GIC) will continue its cycle of five conferences on five continents entitled, Food and Water – Basic Challenges to International Stability, to address the critical issues of food and water security. Members of the Press are invited to the all-day conference, in partnership with the University [...]Learn more
The Government of the Republic of Liberia through its Embassy in Washington, DC., joins efforts in partnership with the City of Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Department of Commerce, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Interdependence Center and other participating [...]Learn more
Food and water, humanity’s most basic needs, are in short supply, pressured by population growth, economic trends, trade rivalries, political strategies and unfavorable weather developments. These have reduced supplies relative to growing global demand driven, in part, by our global success in raising real incomes. It is not possible for individual countries to deal effectively [...]Learn more
The kick off to our 2009 Global Conference Series in Philadelphia! In partnership with the CFA Society of Philadelphia and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, this half-day conference will focus on the food price inflation crisis as it pertains to investment in sectors tied to food and water, and the geopolitical ramifications of increased [...]Learn more