EPSS Lecture: In Pursuit of Prosperity: U.S Foreign Policy in an Era of Natural Resource Scarcity



On 16 October (12.00 – 13.30) the Global Governance Institute (GGI), in cooperation with Vesalius College Brussels, will organise the next EPSS Lecture. The Lecture will focus on the theme of ‘In Pursuit of Prosperity: U.S Foreign Policy in an Era of Natural Resource Scarcity‘.

Venue: Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels (Lisbon and Rome rooms)16-October-WWF-poster-211x300

Attendance is free, but please register HERE

For further information, please contact info[@]globalgovernance.eu.

 

Programme:

 Speaker:

David Reed is Senior Policy Advisor for WWF-US.   He holds a Ph.D. and graduate degrees from the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He has worked for thirty five years in social and economic development programs in Latin America, Africa, and Asia at both the grassroots and managerial levels. Areas of expertise include:

  • Environmental impacts of macroeconomic reforms
  • Poverty-environment nexus
  • International architecture for climate finance
  • Environmental dimensions of U.S. foreign Policy

He has authored numerous books and publications, including: Structural Adjustment, the Environment, and Sustainable Development (1996); Poverty is Not a Number: The Environment is Not a Butterfly (1998); Economic Change, Natural Resource Wealth and Governance: The Political Economy of Change in Southern Africa (2001); Escaping Poverty’s Grasp (2006); In Pursuit of Prosperity: U.S. Foreign Policy in an Era of Natural Resource Scarcity (2014).

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