The Security Implications of Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific: Food Security, Water Security and Migration
The 38th Williamsburg Conference will take place in Los Baños, Philippines from May 20-23, 2010.
The Conference will be co-organized with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) will serve as the local host and co-organizer of the Conference. It will be the third time the Williamsburg Conference will be held in the Philippines.
This year’s conference explores the Asia-Pacific regional security implications of climate change, with a particular emphasis on how the looming potential food and water shortages and the specter of climate change-induced migration will stress existing national and international governance structures and what can be done now and in the future to best address these challenges.