Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 98 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

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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Migration Dimensions of the Crisis in the Central African Republic: Short, Medium and Long-term Considerations

Migration Dimensions of the Crisis in the Central African Republic: Short, Medium and Long-term Considerations

Source: International Organization for Migration, 2014

Countries: CAR, Chad

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/09/2014

 

CAR has a turbulent history replete with failed peace and reconciliation agreements, social and geographic marginalization, endemic poverty, recurring violence, banditry and rebellions. However the scale of the current displacement is unprecedented and has introduced new social and ethno-religious dimensions that had not, for the most part, characterized the country’s...

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Armed Conflict and Environmental Damage

Armed Conflict and Environmental Damage

Source: VIJ Books, 2014

Author(s): Umesh Chandra Jha

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

Added: 27/08/2014

 

This book examines the environmental destruction wrought during international and non-international armed conflicts and argues that the existing legal regime for the protection of the environment during armed conflict requires substantial modification. It further argues that although it is inconceivable to impose an absolute ban on environmental damage during military operations, strengthening and...

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Climate Change, Water Conflicts And Human Security: Regional Assessment And Policy Guidelines for the Mediterranean, Middle East And Sahel

Climate Change, Water Conflicts And Human Security: Regional Assessment And Policy Guidelines for the Mediterranean, Middle East And Sahel

Source: Clico, 2013

Author(s): Julia Kloos, Niklas Gebert, Therese Rosenfield & Fabrice Renauld

Countries: Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa

Topics: Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/08/2014

 

The Mediterranean, the Middle East and Sahel (MMES) are regions that are prone to extreme weather events, such as frequent droughts or floods, which are likely to be triggered by climate change and existing conflicts or tensions. TheCLICO project sought to discover whether the effects of climate change in terms...

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