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Climate Change and International Security: The Case of the Sahel

March 24, 2022 at 5:30pm7:00pm EDT

Life Sciences Complex, 001 and Virtual (See event details)

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A panel of experts in environmental politics, law and security, and environmental peacebuilding will address climate change as a risk factor for mass atrocities, the national and international responses to this growing security threat, as well as the impact of climate change on the African Sahel region. Featuring:

  • Professor Cullen Hendrix, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver
  • Ousseyni Kalilou, CEO and Founder of the Gum Arabic Institute of Poverty Alleviation (GAIPA)
  • Professor Mark Nevitt, Syracuse University College of Law

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The 2022 Annual Zell Atrocity Studies Lecture is co-sponsored by the following Syracuse University schools, colleges, departments, and programs: Campbell Public Affairs Institute; College of Arts and Sciences Department of African American Studies; College of Law Office of International Programs; Lender Center for Social Justice; Maxwell School programs of Citizenship and Civic Engagement, Social Sciences Ph.D., Master of Arts in International Relations, and Environment, Sustainability and Policy; Maxwell School departments of Economics, Geography and the Environment, History, and Political Science; Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs Maxwell African Scholars Union; the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict & Collaboration; and the School of Education.  The lecture is hosted by the minor in Atrocity Studies and the Practices of Social Justice, supported by Lauri ’77 and Jeffrey Zell ’77.

This event was first published on February 8, 2022 and last updated on February 24, 2022.

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