Expert to speak on sustainable
development movement May 8

MIDDLEBURY, Vt.―Pamela Chasek
will give a talk titled “Negotiating Survival: A Progress Report
on the Sustainable Development Movement” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8,
at Middlebury College. A consultant to the United Nations Environment
Program from 1995-1997 and the United Nations Commission on
Sustainable Development from 1999-2000, Chasek is assistant professor
of international politics at Manhattan College. Her talk is the 2001
Christian A. Johnson lecture. The event will take place at the Center
for International Affairs in the Robert A. Jones House on Hillcrest
Road off College Street (Route 125). Admission is free.

Chasek is also the founder and editor
of Earth Negotiations Bulletin, a reporting service on United Nations
environment and development negotiations. A member of the Middlebury
class of 1983, she earned a master’s degree in 1990 and a
doctorate in 1994 at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced
International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Chasek’s recent publications
include “Earth Negotiations: Analyzing Thirty Years of Environmental
Diplomacy” and “The Global Environment in the Twenty-First Century:
Prospects for International Coopertion.”

Her visit is co-sponsored by several
Middlebury College organizations—the Christian A. Johnson
Economics Chair, the international studies program, the environmental
studies program, and the Career Services Office. For more
information, contact Professor of Political Science David Rosenberg
at 802-443-5612

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