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Insurgency, Terrorism and Organised Crime in a Warming Climate – Analysing the Links Between Climate Change and Non-State Armed Groups

Insurgency, Terrorism and Organised Crime in a Warming Climate – Analysing the Links Between Climate Change and Non-State Armed Groups

Source: Adelphi, 2016

Author(s): Katharina Nett and Lukas Rüttinger

Countries: Afghanistan, Guatemala, Syria

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Livelihoods

Added: 23/04/2017

 

Over the past ten years, both our understanding and awareness of the links between climate change and security have increased tremendously. Today the UN, the EU, the G7 and an increasing number of states have classified climate change as a threat to global and/or national security. However, the links between climate...

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The Economic Effect of Illegal Political Control on a Population: The Paramilitaries in Colombia's Regions

The Economic Effect of Illegal Political Control on a Population: The Paramilitaries in Colombia's Regions

Source: Universidad de los Andes, 2011

Author(s): Alejandra Jiménez Carvajal, Ana María Ibáñez Londoño, and Oskar Andrés Nupia Martínez

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

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The Environmental Impact of Civil Conflict: The Deforestation Effect of Paramilitary Expansion In Colombia

The Environmental Impact of Civil Conflict: The Deforestation Effect of Paramilitary Expansion In Colombia

Source: IDEAS, 2014

Author(s): Juan Fernando Vargas, Leopoldo Fergusson, and Dario Romero

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Despite a growing body of literature on how environmental degradation can fuel civil war, the reverse effect, namely that of conflict on environmental outcomes, is relatively understudied. From a theoretical point of view this effect is ambiguous, with some forces pointing to pressures for environmental degradation and some pointing in...

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Natural Resource Types and Conflict Termination Initiatives

Natural Resource Types and Conflict Termination Initiatives

Source: Colombia Internacional , 2009

Author(s): Philippe Le Billon

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

There is mounting evidence that natural resources can influence the likelihood, course and outcome of armed conflicts. Much of these relationships depend on the institutional setting in which the conflict and resource exploitation occurs, and the specific characteristics of resources involved. This paper examines the relevance of two broad resource...

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Territorios, Conflicto Armado y Política en el Caquetá : 1900-2010

Territorios, Conflicto Armado y Política en el Caquetá : 1900-2010

Territories, Armed Conflict and Policy in Caquetá: 1900 -2010

Source: Universidad de los Andes, 2015

Author(s): Teófilo Vásquez Delgado

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

En el imaginario generalizado de la opinión pública de Colombia, la región de El Caguán aparece relacionada con la zona de despeje otorgada a las farc por el presidente Pastrana entre 1998 y el 2002 para facilitar los fallidos diálogos de paz con este grupo insurgente. Esta asociación natural con...

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Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia

Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia

Source: Monthly Review, 2011

Author(s): Oliver Villar and Drew Cottle

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Since the late 1990s, the United States has funneled billions of dollars in aid to Colombia, ostensibly to combat the illicit drug trade and State Department-designated terrorist groups. The result has been a spiral of violence that continues to take lives and destabilize Colombian society. This book asks an obvious...

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Guía de Reparación Colectiva para Pueblos y Comunidades Afrocolombianas

Guía de Reparación Colectiva para Pueblos y Comunidades Afrocolombianas

Collective Reparations Guide for Towns and Afrocolombian Communities

Source: Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento, 2016

Author(s): Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Desde la expedición del Decreto Ley 4635 de 2011, por medio del cual “se dictan medidas de asistencia, atención, reparación integral y de restitución de tierras a las víctimas pertenecientes a comunidades negras, afrocolombianas, raizales y palenqueras”, CODHES ha hecho un atento seguimiento a la implementación de este mecanismo de justicia transicional étnica. Adicionalmente,...

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The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

Source: Global Policy, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Governance, Land

Added: 10/04/2017

 

For the past decade, western public discourse and the policy world have become increasingly concerned about ‘irregular’ migration and, to a slightly lesser extent perhaps, what driving role conflict and climate change play in triggering it. Addressing the causes and effects requires having a better understanding of the impacts that...

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Greening Peace in Colombia

Greening Peace in Colombia

Source: Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2017

Author(s): Brigitte Baptiste, Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, Victor H. Gutierrez-Velez, Germán I. Andrade, Pablo Vieira, Lina M. Estupiñán-Suárez, Maria C. Londoño, William Laurance, and Tien Ming Lee

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

As peace consolidates in Colombia, can biodiversity survive development? We discuss challenges and opportunities for integrating forest biodiversity conservation into developing, war-dilapidated economies of post-conflict regions, paving the way for a green economy and climate resilient society. If the peace agreement that was recently approved by the Colombian congress holds after...

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Petróleo: Acumulación de Agua y Tierras en la Altillanura. El caso Pacific: Multinacional-local en Colombia

Petróleo: Acumulación de Agua y Tierras en la Altillanura. El caso Pacific: Multinacional-local en Colombia

Oil: Water and Land Grabbing in the Altillanura; The Case of Pacific -- Multinational-Local in Colombia

Source: INDEPAZ, 2016

Author(s): Karlijn Kuijpers, Mark van Dorp, Yamile Salinas Abdala, and Camilo González Posso

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

En junio de 2011, la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) aprobó los Principios Rectores sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos: puesta en práctica del Marco para “proteger, respetar y remediar”, en los que se reitera la obligación de los Estados de proteger los derechos humanos de posibles violaciones por parte de...

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