Peace and Security Operations

 

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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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Implications of Climate Change for Armed Conflict

Implications of Climate Change for Armed Conflict

Source: The Social Development Department of The World Bank Group, 2008

Author(s): Halvard Buhaug, Nils Petter Gleditsch & Ole Magnus Theisen

Topics: Peace and Security Operations

Added: 08/08/2014

 

A number of high-profile individuals and policy reports have spurred alarmist claims that environmental change in general and climate change in particular will have enormous impacts on humanity. In a highly influential article The Coming Anarchy, Robert D. Kaplan (1994) envisioned the core foreign-policy challenge for the twenty-first century as...

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Capturing Conflict Mineral Trade in DRC [Video]

Capturing Conflict Mineral Trade in DRC [Video]

Source: TEDx Courtauld Institute, 2014

Author(s): Marcus Bleasdale

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 08/08/2014

 

Marcus Bleasdale is a documentary photographer who uses his work to influence policy makers around the world. His work appears in National Geographic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, TIME and his work on human rights and conflict has been shown at the US Senate, The US House of...

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Globalization, Social Movements, and Peacebuilding

Globalization, Social Movements, and Peacebuilding

Source: Syracuse University Press, 2013

Author(s): Jackie Smith & Ernesto Verdeja

Countries: Asia & Pacific, Middle East & North Africa

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 06/08/2014

 

Each year, governments spend billions of dollars on peacekeeping efforts around the world, and much more is spent on humanitarian aid to refugees and other victims of armed struggle. Yet research shows that nearly half of all countries experiencing civil war see renewed violent conflict within five years of a...

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Risks and Opportunities from Natural Resources and the Environment for Peacebuilding in the Central African Republic

Risks and Opportunities from Natural Resources and the Environment for Peacebuilding in the Central African Republic

Source: UNEP, 2009

Author(s): David Jensen, Mark Halle & Matti Lehtonen

Countries: CAR

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

Added: 04/08/2014

 

The Central African Republic (CAR) became the fourth agenda country of the United Nations.   Peacebuilding Commission in June 2008. The strategic framework for peace consolidation in CAR, in line with the priorities of the CAR Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2008–2010 (PRSP), focuses on the three pillars of security, governance, and regional...

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Natural Resource Management and Conflict Mitigation in South Sudan: Implications for National Reconstruction and Development

Natural Resource Management and Conflict Mitigation in South Sudan: Implications for National Reconstruction and Development

Source: International Peace Support Training Center, 2012

Author(s): Joseph Kioi Mbugua

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/07/2014

 

This publication is one of IPSTC’s contributions to understanding the conflict situation in South Sudan. The role of the International Peace Support Training Center (IPSTC) as a regional center of excellence is to contribute to the preparedness of the Eastern Africa region in addressing peace and security challenges. This demanding...

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Sustaining Security: How Natural Resources Influence National Security

Sustaining Security: How Natural Resources Influence National Security

Source: Center for a New American Security , 2010

Author(s): Christine Parthemore, Will Rogers

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/07/2014

 

Stable and sustainable natural resource supplies influence an array of U.S. security and foreign policy interests. In Afghanistan, which derives 50 percent of its GDP from agriculture and ranching, frequent droughts in combination with unsustainable land use and deforestation have put 75 percent of land area at risk of desertification.   Water...

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Valuing National Security: Climate Change, the Military, and Society

Valuing National Security: Climate Change, the Military, and Society

Source: UCLA Law Review, 2014

Author(s): Sarah E. Light

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 01/07/2014

 

This Article proposes a hypothesis: By linking a reduction in reliance on fossil fuels to the value of promoting national security, what I have called the Military-Environmental Complex has the potential to change individual attitudes and beliefs, and therefore behavior and political debate, about energy use and climate change. Studies...

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The Military-Environmental Complex

The Military-Environmental Complex

Source: Sarah E. Light, 2014

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

Added: 23/05/2014

 

Two competing theories vie for dominance regarding the relationship between the U.S. military and the natural environment. On the one hand, because legal rules permit the military to disregard environmental laws when they conflict with the military’s national security mission, one might be left with the impression that the military...

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Behind the Headlines: Drivers of Violence in the Central African Republic

Behind the Headlines: Drivers of Violence in the Central African Republic

Source: Kasper Agger (Enough), 2014

Countries: CAR

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/05/2014

 

The situation in the Central African Republic, or CAR, remains chaotic and violent with public lynchings and daily attacks terrorizing civilians across the country. The United Nations estimates that more than 1 million people—roughly one-quarter of the total population—have been displaced or fled the country.1 Thousands of people have been...

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