Conflict Prevention

 

There are 332 items related to Conflict Prevention. Items are listed by date added.

 

Implications of Climate Change for the UN Security Council: Mapping the Range of Potential Policy Responses

Implications of Climate Change for the UN Security Council: Mapping the Range of Potential Policy Responses

Source: International Affairs, 2015

Author(s): Shirley V. Scott

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 20/01/2017

 

Over the last decade there has been an evolving debate both within the United Nations and within the scholarly literature as to whether it would be feasible, appropriate and/or advantageous for the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to consider climate change to be within its remit. Given that irreversible global...

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IPCC Reasons for Concern Regarding Climate Change Risks

IPCC Reasons for Concern Regarding Climate Change Risks

Source: Nature Climate Change, 2017

Author(s): Brian C. O'Neill, Michael Oppenheimer, Rachel Warren, Stephane Hallegatte, Robert E. Kopp, Hans O. Pörtner, Robert Scholes, Joern Birkmann, Wendy Foden, Rachel Licker, Katharine J. Mach, Phillippe Marbaix, Michael D. Mastrandrea, Jeff Price, Kiyoshi Takah

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention

Added: 20/01/2017

 

The reasons for concern framework communicates scientific understanding about risks in relation to varying levels of climate change. The framework, now a cornerstone of the IPCC assessments, aggregates global risks into five categories as a function of global mean temperature change. We review the framework's conceptual basis and the risk...

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An Alternative Framework for Analysing and Managing Conflicts in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM): Linking Theory and Practice

An Alternative Framework for Analysing and Managing Conflicts in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM): Linking Theory and Practice

Source: International Journal of Water Resources Development, 2015

Author(s): Jacob Hileman, Paul Hicks, and Richard Jones

Countries: Central America

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/01/2017

 

Research on water resource conflicts needs to be better aligned with practitioner approaches to water resources development, chiefly integrated water resources management (IWRM). This paper bridges the gap between research and practice through a novel application of the social–ecological systems framework to a set of 10 conflict cases from an...

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International Water Rights on the White Nile of the New State of South Sudan

International Water Rights on the White Nile of the New State of South Sudan

Source: Boston College International & Comparative Law Review, 2016

Author(s): Andreas K. Wendl

Countries: Egypt, South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/01/2017

 

The birth of South Sudan falls directly in the demarcation zone of the rivalry between downstream and upstream riparian states on the waters of the Nile River. The downstream states—Egypt and Sudan—stress their “natural and historic” rights to the entire flow of the Nile based on the 1959 Nile Agreement...

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Securing Forests for Peace and Development in Postconflict Liberia

Securing Forests for Peace and Development in Postconflict Liberia

Source: African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, 2016

Author(s): Michael D. Beevers

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/01/2017

 

Peacebuilding assumes that security and development foster the necessary conditions for a sustainable peace. No place is the coupling of security and development more evident than in postconflict natural resource governance. Natural resources are considered a security threat because revenues from them can fuel instability and finance war. Natural resources...

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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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