Events Calendar

Jan
21
Tue
2014
Environment, Human Rights and Oil Development in Turkmenistan
Jan 21 @ 4:30 AM – 6:00 AM
Environment, Human Rights and Oil Development in Turkmenistan

with Kate Watters, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Crude Accountability

Kate Watters will discuss the links between environmental and human rights violations and oil and gas development in Turkmenistan, one of the world’s most opaque and authoritarian countries. She will focus on the various responses of international financial institutions, multi-national oil companies and western governments to Turkmenistan’s official policies, and discuss the role of civil society in highlighting and uncovering environmental and human rights abuses.

Oct
20
Mon
2014
Hydrocarbons, Governance and Social Accountability in Russia and Central Asia @ Lindner Commons, Room 602
Oct 20 @ 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Hydrocarbons, Governance and Social Accountability in Russia and Central Asia @ Lindner Commons, Room 602 | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
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1:00-2:00pm Keynote Speaker

Marc-Antoine Perouse de Montclos (French Institute of Geopolitics, University Paris 8, France)
Oil and Social Accountability in Russia

2:00-3:30pm Session 1. Hydrocarbons and Governance in Eurasia

Sergei Gretsky (Foreign Service Institute)
Kazakhstan Seeks to Avoid Resource Curse

Peter Rutland (Wesleyan University)
Can Russia Escape The Oil Curse?

3:30-4:00pm Coffee break

4:00-5:30pm Session 2. Oil, Environment and Social Accountability

Robert Orttung (George Washington University)
Oil and Social Accountability in Russia

Kate Watters (Crude Accountability)
Hydrocarbons, Human Rights and the Environment in Turkmenistan

Sebastien Peyrouse (GWU/East West Center)
Oil and Social Violence in Kazakhstan

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