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Welcome to Environmental Peacebuilding

 

Environmental peacebuilding integrates natural resource management in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and recovery to build resilience in communities affected by conflict.  Join our growing global community of researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in sharing experiences and lessons from managing natural resources in conflict-affected settings, accessing new research on the topic, and participating in events to support the growing network of professionals active in environmental peacebuilding.

 

 

Books

 

The initiative is producing six edited books (published by Earthscan) that include 150 case studies and other analyses from 60 conflict-affected countries and territories, written by 225 researchers, practitioners, and decision makers from around the world.  The books can be purchased online by clicking the... Read More

 

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High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad

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Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: David Jensen, Steve Lonergan

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Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Jon Unruh, Rhodri C. Williams

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Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Erika Weinthal, Jessica Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

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Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra S. Nichols

Coming 2016

 

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Closing the Gap: Strategies and Scale Needed to Secure Rights and Save Fore...

Rights and Resources Initiative, 2016

Ten years ago, it was a struggle to make indigenous and community rights part of global discussions on forest conservation and climate change. By the close of 2015...

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Opium meets Development: Exploring the Opium Question in Contemporary Afgha...

ISS, 2016

In light of the forthcoming April 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS), it has been repeatedly emphasized that a change of the global order on drug...

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Environmental Change and Security Program

Wilson Center, 2016

Climate Change, Disasters, and Security: Unconventional Approaches to Building Stability.

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Events

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Special Institute on Human Rights Law and the Extractive Industries

18 February 2016

Panama City, Panama

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Data Diplomacy in South Asia: Water, Natural Hazards, and Regionalism

24 February 2016

1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20005

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Call for Papers: Avoiding Catastrophe: Linking Armed Conflict, Harm to Ecos...

9 February 2016

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On the Road to Peace in Colombia, it’s Important to Remember the Underlying...

9 February 2016

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Diamonds in War, Diamonds for Peace: Diamond Sector Management and Kimberli...

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Bankrupting Peace Spoilers: Can Peacekeepers Curtail Belligerents' Access t...

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