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There are 65 items related to Peace Agreements. Items are listed by date added.

 

Environmental Sustainability in Post-Conflict Countries: Insights for Rural Colombia

Environmental Sustainability in Post-Conflict Countries: Insights for Rural Colombia

Source: Environment Development and Sustainability Journal , 2017

Author(s): Andres Suarez, Paola Andrea Arias-Arévalo and Eliana Martinez

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/03/2017

 

Post-conflict countries (PCC) guide their priorities toward restoration of socioeconomic conditions and relegate sustainability objectives to the background. With the aim to provide insights for the current discussion on rural environmental sustainability in today’s post-conflict Colombia, we analyzed the environmental dynamics of seven PCC. We found that (1) deforestation and...

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Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Source: The Dialogue, 2017

Author(s): Lorenzo Morales

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Assessment, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Armed conflict and the environment are deeply intertwined in Colombia—the war has determined how land has been defined, occupied, and utilized. Given the weak state presence in conflict zones, land occupation has often been spontaneous and unplanned. Mass displacement of populations—Colombia has the world’s second highest level of internal migration...

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Ambiente para la Paz: Congreso Nacional Ambiental--Hacia una Agenda Ambiental para la Paz en Colombia (Environment for Peace: Environmental National Congress--Towards an Environmental Agenda for Peace in Colombia)

Ambiente para la Paz: Congreso Nacional Ambiental--Hacia una Agenda Ambiental para la Paz en Colombia (Environment for Peace: Environmental National Congress--Towards an Environmental Agenda for Peace in Colombia)

Source: Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, 1998

Author(s): Andres Gonzalez Posso, Ernesto Falla Duarte, and Carlos H. Fonseca Zarate

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

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A Price Worth Fighting For? Natural Resources and Conflict Recurrence

A Price Worth Fighting For? Natural Resources and Conflict Recurrence

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2012

Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad and Helga Malmin Binningsbø

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

While a number of publications show that natural resources are associated with internal armed conflict, surprisingly little research looks at how natural resources affect post-conflict peace. This article therefore investigates the relationship between natural resources and post-conflict peace by analyzing new data on natural resource conflicts. We argue that the...

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Sharing the Wealth: A Pathway to Peace or a Trail to Nowhere?

Sharing the Wealth: A Pathway to Peace or a Trail to Nowhere?

Source: Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2012

Author(s): Helga Malmin Binningsbø and Siri Aas Rustad

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

This article critically examines the notion that wealth sharing in the aftermath of internal armed conflicts can bring about long-lasting peace. While wealth sharing is increasingly considered a crucial element of peacebuilding, the evidence concerning its success is inconclusive. Previous studies unfortunately suffer from weak theoretical and empirical definitions of...

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The Legacies of Armed Conflict on Lasting Peace and Development in Latin America

The Legacies of Armed Conflict on Lasting Peace and Development in Latin America

Source: UN Chronicle, 2016

Author(s): Angelina Rettberg

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements

Added: 06/09/2016

 

It has been widely documented that the relationship between armed conflict and development is circular. On the one hand, conflicts have been more frequent in less developed countries. On the other hand, in the course of conflict, conditions favorable to development tend to deteriorate, causing new conflicts to emerge and...

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State of the World 2005 Global Security Brief #6: Promoting Environmental Cooperation as a Peace-Building Tool

State of the World 2005 Global Security Brief #6: Promoting Environmental Cooperation as a Peace-Building Tool

Source: Worldwatch Institute, 2005

Author(s): Ken Conca, Alexander Carius, and Geoffrey Dabelko

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace Agreements

Added: 30/07/2016

 

Environmental degradation triggers intense social conflict that is sometimes accompanied by violence. Pollution, natural resource depletion, and the rapid conversion of coastlines, wetlands, watersheds, and forests can have dramatically negative consequences for communities that depend on them for livelihoods and healthy environments. For example, the World Commission on Dams estimated...

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Third Report on the Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts

Third Report on the Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts

Source: United Nations International Law Commission, 2016

Author(s): Marie G. Jacobsson

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 14/07/2016

 

At its sixty-fifth session, in 2013, the International Law Commission decided to include the topic “Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts” in its programme of work and appointed Marie G. Jacobsson as Special Rapporteur for the topic.

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Under-Mining Peace Tin: The Explosive Trader in Cassiterite in Eastern DRC

Under-Mining Peace Tin: The Explosive Trader in Cassiterite in Eastern DRC

Source: Global Witness, 2005

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/06/2016

 

The DRC is a country that contains an extraordinary adundance of natural wealth. However, this wealth has never been used for the benefit of the Congolese population. Instead, the DRC has been at the centre of what has been termed ‘Africa’s world war’. The conflict officially lasted for six years...

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The Land Question: Sudan’s Peace Nemesis

The Land Question: Sudan’s Peace Nemesis

Source: Overseas Development Institute, 2007

Author(s): Sara Pantuliano

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/06/2016

 

Competition over land and natural resources has long been a source of tension between different groups in Sudan. In colonial times, confrontation mainly took place over land access, especially among pastoralists and between pastoralists and farmers. The British administration accepted customary rules over land, though the title to land was...

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