Conflict Prevention

 

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UN Sanctions: Natural Resources

UN Sanctions: Natural Resources

Source: Security Council Report, 2015

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 18/01/2017

 

UN Sanctions: Natural Resources, is a follow-up to Security Council Report’s last research report on sanctions published in November 2013, UN Sanctions. This report provides a historical and institutional context for understanding UN natural resource sanctions, analyses ten current sanctions regimes that have or have had natural resource-related measures (or...

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Emerging Practice in Responsible Supply Chain Management: Closed-Pipe Supply Chain of Conflict-Free Minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Emerging Practice in Responsible Supply Chain Management: Closed-Pipe Supply Chain of Conflict-Free Minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Source: Business and Society Review, 2016

Author(s): Miho Taka

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 01/01/2017

 

Minerals originated from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are blamed for financing violent conflict in the area over the past decade and have been called conflict minerals. They vividly demonstrate a key human rights issue facing responsible supply chain management. The conflict minerals issue has led to a significant...

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Managing Resource-Related Conflict: A Framework of Lootable Resource Management and Postconflict Stabilization

Managing Resource-Related Conflict: A Framework of Lootable Resource Management and Postconflict Stabilization

Source: Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2016

Author(s): Vita Roy

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 10/11/2016

 

States endowed with valuable lootable natural resources tend to experience longer armed conflicts, more intense fighting in extractive regions and face a higher risk of recurring conflict than states without such resources. At the same time, many states defy resource-fueled conflict traps and set up institutional arrangements that seem to...

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High-Value Natural Resources and Transparency: Accounting for Revenues and Governance

High-Value Natural Resources and Transparency: Accounting for Revenues and Governance

Source: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, 2016

Author(s): Levon Epremian, Päivi Lujala, and Carl Bruch

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 03/11/2016

 

The increase in demand and prices of most high-value natural resources over the past five decades has resulted in massive income gains for resource-abundant countries. Paradoxically, many of these countries have suffered from slow economic growth, weak political institutions, and violent conflict. To combat corruption, increase accountability, and promote government...

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Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Source: The Lancet Global Health, 2016

Author(s): Peter Stoett, Peter Daszak, Cristina Romanelli, Catherine Machalaba, Ronald Behringer, Frank Chalk, Stephen Cornish, Simon Dalby, Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, Zaryab Iqbal, Tom Koch, Florian Krampe, Marieme Lo, Keith Martin, Kyle Matthews, and Jason W.

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 25/10/2016

 

Global health catastrophes have complex origins, often rooted in social disruption, poverty, conflict, and environmental collapse. Avoiding them will require a new integrative analysis of the links between disease, armed conflict, and environmental degradation within a socioecological vulnerability and human security context. Exploring these connections was the aim of Avoiding Catastrophe:...

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Mitigating Transboundary Wastewater Conflicts: Building Partnerships and Trust through Collaborative Dialogue

Mitigating Transboundary Wastewater Conflicts: Building Partnerships and Trust through Collaborative Dialogue

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2016

Author(s): Clive Lipchin, Jaclin Best, Jacob Cutler, and Shira Kronich

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/10/2016

 

The effects of the seemingly intractable conflict between Israel and Palestine extend well beyond the political sphere into daily life. Wrangling over the use and management of limited resources, particularly water, gives everyday activities a political weight of their own. Dealing with the political, economic and social complexity of transboundary...

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Practical Guide: Mining and Communities

Practical Guide: Mining and Communities

Source: Communities First, 2016

Author(s): Lien De Brouckere

Countries: Guinea

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources

Added: 23/10/2016

 

Working in partnership with Kabinet Cisse (Guinea-based consultant) and more than a dozen authors, especially those affiliated with Insuco, Lien De Brouckere was the lead researcher and editor-in-chief of the Practical Guide, Mining & Communities: Supporting human rights-based development in the context of industrial mining in Guinea, published in June 2015...

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Rivers and Borders:  Exploring Cooperative Narratives in Conflict Zones [Video]

Rivers and Borders: Exploring Cooperative Narratives in Conflict Zones [Video]

Source: The Univerisity of Queensland, 2016

Author(s): Saleem H. Ali

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/10/2016

 

Professor Saleem H. Ali discusses opportunities for regional cooperation and peacebuilding along riparian borders, particularly in India and Pakistan, in a presentation at the 2016 International Rivers Symposium in New Dehli.

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Governing Natural Resources for Peace: Lessons from Liberia and Sierra Leone

Governing Natural Resources for Peace: Lessons from Liberia and Sierra Leone

Source: Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, 2015

Author(s): Michael D. Beevers

Countries: Liberia, Sierra Leone

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 02/10/2016

 

Natural resources are central to peacebuilding. International actors authorize United Nations' sanctions to disrupt the trade in resources that fuel conflict. In the aftermath of conflict, international actors intervene to influence how natural resources are governed to ensure that resources contribute to postconflict recovery. This article examines international efforts to...

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Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Source: The Lancet Global Health, 2016

Author(s): Peter Stoett, Peter Daszak, Cristina Romanelli, Catherine Machalaba, Ronald Behringer, Frank Chalk, Stephen Cornish, Simon Dalby, Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, Zaryab Iqbal, Tom Koch, Florian Krampe, Marieme Lo, Keith Martin, Kyle Matthews, and Jason W.

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 29/09/2016

 

Global health catastrophes have complex origins, often rooted in social disruption, poverty, conflict, and environmental collapse. Avoiding them will require a new integrative analysis of the links between disease, armed conflict, and environmental degradation within a socioecological vulnerability and human security context. Exploring these connections was the aim of Avoiding Catastrophe:...

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