The Monterey Institute’s new Center for the Blue Economy has launched a website showcasing its mission to educate the next generation of leaders to sustainably manage the world´s oceans and coasts.
Lecture Celebrating Ed Laurance’s Appointment as Gordon Paul Smith Chair Available Online
November 20, 2009
In a public lecture held on November 12, newly-appointed Gordon Paul Smith Chair in International Policy Studies Edward J. Laurance traced the growth of small arms violence and discuss the approaches being taken by governments, the United Nations, and non-governmental organizations to end it. Video and audio of Professor Laurance’s presentation -- “The Global Scourge Of Armed Violence: Can Anything Be Done?” – is now available for the entire Institute community via our YouTube channel and our our iTunesU site.
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Eleven Monterey Institute students witnessed history at the UN during spring break when they were able to listen in on the negotiations of the first global conventional arms treaty and interact with numerous stakeholders.