Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 101 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

UNEP Lessons Learned: Environment and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

UNEP Lessons Learned: Environment and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

Source: UNEP, 2013

Author(s): David Jensen/UNEP

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/01/2015

 

 The UNEP’s largest post-conflict operation-supporting the implementation of the new environmental governance framework, building the foundation for environmental governance (institutions, policies, laws) and conducting post-conflict environmental assessment in Afghanistan.

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Regional Cooperation on Environment, Economy, and Natural Resource Management: How Can It Contribute to Peacebuilding?

Regional Cooperation on Environment, Economy, and Natural Resource Management: How Can It Contribute to Peacebuilding?

Source: Initiative for Peacebuilding, 2009

Author(s): Moira Feil, Diana Klein, Meike Westerkamp

Countries: Latin America, Middle East

Topics: Cooperation, Economic Recovery , Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 25/11/2014

 

The report conludes that while regional cooperation may play an important role in developing constructive relations between countries, these and general peacebuilding benefits cannot be assumed as an automatic outcome of regional cooperation initatives. Drawing on the case studies and synthesis findings, the report then makes recommendations to policy-makers designing...

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From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery

From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery

Source: Wilson Center, 2008

Author(s): David Jensen

Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kosovo, Lebanon, Rwanda, Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 12/11/2014

 

We dismounted from our donkeys near the ancient city of Herat in search of pistachio woodlands. Twenty-three years of war had completely decimated the forests, and our team of experts from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) had traveled to northwest Afghanistan to determine how such massive deforestation was affecting the...

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From Environmental Peacemaking to Environmental Peacekeeping

From Environmental Peacemaking to Environmental Peacekeeping

Source: Wilson Center, 2004

Author(s): Erika Weinthal

Topics: Cooperation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 12/11/2014

 

Nowhere is the notion that water causes conflict more widespread than in the Middle East. Former Secretary General of the United Nations Boutros Boutros Ghali warned in 1985, “The next war in the Middle East will be fought over water, not politics” (Vesilind, 1993, page 53). More than any other...

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From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery

From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery

Source: Wilson Center, 2008-2009

Author(s): David Jensen

Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kosovo, Lebanon, Rwanda, Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"If people cannot find clean water for drinking, wood for shelter and energy, or land for crops, what are the chances that peace will be successful and durable? Very slim," says David Jensen of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), who describes UNEP's activities in Afghanistan, Sudan, and other areas of...

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From Environmental Peacemaking to Environmental Peacekeeping

From Environmental Peacemaking to Environmental Peacekeeping

Source: Wilson Center, 2004

Author(s): Erika Weinthal

Topics: Cooperation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"While it is still not clear if environmental cooperation can lead directly to peace, we should explore the environment’s potential as a peacemaking tool in this increasingly unstable and conflictual world, writes Erika Weinthal."

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The Landmine Factor in the Peacekeeping Debate in Africa

The Landmine Factor in the Peacekeeping Debate in Africa

Source: Institute for Security Studies, 2003

Author(s): Noel Stott, Kathryn Sturman, Jakkie Cilliers

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 04/11/2014

 

“This paper examines the ways in which the establishment of peacekeeping standby forces at the continental and sub-regional levels in Africa requires a focus on landmines and how efforts to eradicate landmines fit into discussions
on common defence policies and peacekeeping . It provides an overview
of some recent political initiatives, at...

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Ending ‘Resource Wars’: Revenue Sharing, Economic Sanction or Military Intervention?

Ending ‘Resource Wars’: Revenue Sharing, Economic Sanction or Military Intervention?

Source: International Peacekeeping, 2007

Author(s): Philippe Le Billon, Eric Nicholls

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 31/10/2014

 

“There is a growing consensus that insurgent access to natural resource revenues prolongs armed conflicts and presents significant hurdles to peacekeeping missions. This article examines the effectiveness of resource-related conflict termination instruments, focusing on revenue sharing, economic sanction and military intervention. Observing the outcomes of these three instruments for 26...

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Romper el círculo en el este de la RDC: conflicto armado, violencia y minerales

Romper el círculo en el este de la RDC: conflicto armado, violencia y minerales

Breaking the Circle in Eastern DRC: Armed Conflict, Violence and Minerals

Source: Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos, 2013

Author(s): Blanca Palacián de Inza

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 30/10/2014

 

“Este documento aborda el conflicto existente en el Este de la República Democrática del Congo, en donde a los distintos grupos armados les interesa mantener una situación de inestabilidad, que facilite el control de las zonas mineras de las que, por medio de la violencia, obtienen los preciados recursos por...

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Tierra y conflictos (Land and Conflict)

Tierra y conflictos (Land and Conflict)

Source: Alianza UE-ONU, 2012

Author(s): Alianza UE-ONU

Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Guatemala, Kenya, Kosovo, Mozambique, Rwanda, Timor-Leste

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“Administrar la tierra y los recursos naturales constituye uno de los desafíos más importantes a los que actualmente se enfrentan los países en desarrollo. La explotación de recursos naturales de gran valor, incluidos el petróleo, el gas, los minerales y la madera, suele señalarse como un factor clave de la...

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