Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

 

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Peace and Pollution: An Examination of Palestinian—Israeli Trans-Boundary Hazardous Waste Management 20 Years after the Oslo Peace Accords

Peace and Pollution: An Examination of Palestinian—Israeli Trans-Boundary Hazardous Waste Management 20 Years after the Oslo Peace Accords

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2013

Author(s): Ilan Alleson , Jamie Levin , Shmuel Brenner, and Mohammad Said Al Hmaidi

Countries: Israel, Palestine

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

Added: 21/12/2015

 

As part of the Oslo Accords, Israel and the Palestinian Authority agreed to jointly manage issues of environmental concern according to internationally recognised standards. The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively evaluate the outcomes of the Palestinian–Israeli Oslo environmental peace agreements regarding trans-boundary hazardous waste management. Although the environmental...

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Environmental Mechanics: Re-imagining Post-conflict Environmental Assistance

Environmental Mechanics: Re-imagining Post-conflict Environmental Assistance

Source: Toxic Remnants of War, 2015

Author(s): Doug Weir

Topics: Governance, Programming, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 20/11/2015

 

The overarching purpose of the report is to encourage more focused debate on what we consider to be key considerations for any future attempt to not only address the legacy of wartime environmental damage but also to establish and develop new behavioural norms to minimise harm. Some of the elements...

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Amidst the Debris: A Desktop Study on the Environmental and Public Health Impact of Syria’s Conflict

Amidst the Debris: A Desktop Study on the Environmental and Public Health Impact of Syria’s Conflict

Source: PAX, 2015

Author(s): Wim Zwijnenburg and Kristine te Pas

Countries: Syria

Topics: Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 10/11/2015

 

Four years of war in Syria has caused one of the biggest refugee crises in history. About six million Syrians are displaced within Syria, three million have left the country. The intense fighting has damaged many residential and industrial areas in the towns and cities of Syria and civilians living...

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Addressing the Intentional Destruction of the Environment during Warfare under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Addressing the Intentional Destruction of the Environment during Warfare under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Source: Intersentia, 2015

Author(s): Steven Freeland

Topics: Governance, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 04/11/2015

 

Acts perpetrated during the course of warfare have, through the ages, led to significant environmental destruction. These have included situations where the natural environment has intentionally been targeted as a ‘victim’, or has somehow been manipulated to serve as a ‘weapon’ of warfare. Until recently, such acts were generally regarded...

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Weapons of War: Environmental Impact

Weapons of War: Environmental Impact

Source: Independent Researcher, 2013

Author(s): U C Jha

Countries: Azerbaijan

Topics: Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 29/10/2015

 

 This book provides an in-depth analysis of nine weapons and explosive remnants of war, their uses in armed conflict and their deadly impact on the environment. Besides three weapons of mass destruction (Biological, Chemical and Nuclear), it also covers controversial weapons like Depleted Uranium, White Phosphorus, Cluster Munitions, and Anti-personnel...

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The Sahel, Beyond the Headlines: Population, Environment, and Security Dynamics [Video]

The Sahel, Beyond the Headlines: Population, Environment, and Security Dynamics [Video]

Source: The Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, 2015

Countries: Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sahel

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 14/09/2015

 

Violent extremism in the Sahel region has dominated the news since Boko Haram kidnapped 276 Nigerian schoolgirls one year ago. But the complex dynamics that are compounding the region’s security emergencies are often left out of the headlines. Poor governance, rapid population growth, and environmental pressures, like food insecurity, climate...

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Landmines in Ukraine: Technical Briefing Note

Landmines in Ukraine: Technical Briefing Note

Source: Human Rights Watch, 2015

Countries: Ukraine

Topics: Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 29/07/2015

 

This Technical Briefing Note reviews the types of landmines documented in the Ukraine conflict since early 2014, specifically focusing on mines that can function as antipersonnel mines.    There is significant evidence from various locations that several types of landmines were available to parties to the conflict between Ukrainian government forces and...

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Removing Barriers to Peace and Reconciliation: Landmine and Ordnance Clearance in Cyprus

Removing Barriers to Peace and Reconciliation: Landmine and Ordnance Clearance in Cyprus

Source: UNDP, 2012

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Land, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 16/07/2015

 

27,000 mines removed, 81 minefields cleared,15,000 mines still remaining on the island - What do these numbers mean? "Removing barriers to peace and reconciliation" jointly produced by UNDP, the European Commission and the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus. Since 2004, UNDP has supported the removal of 27,000 landmines from the...

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Landmine and Ordnance Clearance

Landmine and Ordnance Clearance

Source: UNDP, 2011

Countries: Cyprus

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

Added: 16/07/2015

 

Since 2004 UNDP Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF), thanks to the support of the European Union, and in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the support of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has been working to reduce the number of landmines still...

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Armed Conflicts' Environmental Consequences and Their Derived Humanitarian Effects

Armed Conflicts' Environmental Consequences and Their Derived Humanitarian Effects

Source: International Law and Policy Institute, 2014

Author(s): Cecilie Hellestveit

Countries: Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georgia, Iraq, Kuwait, Russia

Topics: Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 04/07/2015

 

The report examines the 1991 Gulf War and ensuing insurgency, the Russian-Georgian war of 2008, the wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and finally the internal war in Colombia. It identifies certain commonalities between the environmental effects of the four conflicts.The report also reviews to what extent specific regulatory frameworks...

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