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The Greening of Vietnam: From Mountain Tops to the Coastline


July 23, 2009 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Lindner Family Commons, George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW, Room 602 Washington, DC

Free admission. No reservation required.

Please join us for a panel disscussion with visiting scholars from Vietnam. The topics for discussion include: the current state of Vietnam's environment; how climate change is impacting development plans; and current environmental adaptation strategies. The panel will focus on forestry as well as coastal and urban responses to climate change. The panel will be moderated by Rebecca Ng, Program Officer, Greater Mekong Partnership, World Wildlife Federation (WWF) with commentary provided by Dr. Simon Tay, Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow (pictured).