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Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2023 Seminar Series


In an era marked by pressing ecological concerns and the pursuit of equitable human development, this seminar explores how nations in the Global South are navigating the complex terrain of environmental preservation while striving to uplift their populations. The seminar will feature a distinguished panel of Humphrey Fellows from Uganda, Turkey, Suriname, South Korea, and South Sudan. These Fellows bring a wealth of international perspectives and firsthand experiences to the discussion, enriching our understanding of the dynamic interplay between human development and environmental conservation across continents. Panelists will share the strategies employed by their respective nations to address multifaceted challenges, including biodiversity loss, climate change mitigation, responsible resource management, and the pursuit of social equity—all integral components of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The panel offers valuable insights for policymakers, researchers, and practitioners striving to strike a balance that secures a sustainable future for both people and the planet.


Perspectives in Global Development

The Perspectives in Global Development seminars are held Wednesdays from 12:20-1:20 p.m. eastern time during the semester. The series is presented in a hybrid format with some speakers on campus and others appearing via Zoom. All seminars are shown in Emerson Hall 135. Students, faculty and the general public are welcome to attend. The series is co-sponsored by the Department of Global Development, the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the School of Integrative Plant Science as part of courses GDEV 4961, AEM 4961, NTRES 4961, GDEV 6960, AEM 6960, and NTRES 6960.

Date & Time

October 18, 2023
12:20 pm - 1:10 pm

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Contact Information

Mariah Doyle-Stephenson, Administrative Assistant, Global Development

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Department of Global Development

Natural Resources and the Environment

School of Integrative Plant Science

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

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