Conflict Prevention

 

There are 317 items related to Conflict Prevention. Items are listed by date added.

 

The Climate Security Consensus Project Statement

The Climate Security Consensus Project Statement

Source: The Center for Climate and Security, 2016

Author(s): The Climate Security Consensus Project

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 20/09/2016

 

The Climate Security Consensus Project, a bipartisan group of 26 national security and military leaders, released a statement in September 2016 declaring that: “the effects of climate change present a strategically-significant risk to U.S. national security” and urging a “comprehensive policy” in response.

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Oil and Conflict in Nigeria's Niger Delta Region: Between the Barrel and the Trigger

Oil and Conflict in Nigeria's Niger Delta Region: Between the Barrel and the Trigger

Source: The Extractive Industries and Society, 2014

Author(s): Cyril Obi

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 12/09/2016

 

Abundant oil endowment in Africa has largely been associated with high levels of violence and corruption based on the political economy of an oil curse. This article intervenes in the renewed debate sparked by recent oil finds across Africa between those who see oil as a resource for development and...

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Environmental Conflict Analysis Using an Integrated Grey Clustering and Entropy-Weight Method: A Case Study of a Mining Project in Peru

Environmental Conflict Analysis Using an Integrated Grey Clustering and Entropy-Weight Method: A Case Study of a Mining Project in Peru

Source: Environmental Modelling & Software, 2016

Author(s): Alexi Delgado and I. Romero

Countries: Peru

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Programming

Added: 12/09/2016

 

Environmental conflict analysis (henceforth ECA) has become a key factor for the viability of projects and welfare of affected populations. In this study, we propose an approach for ECA using an integrated grey clustering and entropy-weight method (The IGCEW method). The case study considered a mining project in northern Peru....

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Enhancing Environmental Quality and Sustainability through Negotiation and Conflict Management: Research into Systems, Dynamics, and Practices

Enhancing Environmental Quality and Sustainability through Negotiation and Conflict Management: Research into Systems, Dynamics, and Practices

Source: Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 2016

Author(s): Michael Elliott and Sanda Kaufman

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation

Added: 12/09/2016

 

In a world of rapid population growth, urbanization, and climate change, sustainability and environmental integrity are increasingly central concerns. The frequent recurrence of conflict within these arenas, coupled to the difficulty in determining their impact on social–ecological systems, challenges governance at all levels of society. Negotiation-based conflict management provides a...

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Responding to the Challenge of Fragility and Security in West Africa: Natural Resources, Extractive Industry Investment, and Social Conflict

Responding to the Challenge of Fragility and Security in West Africa: Natural Resources, Extractive Industry Investment, and Social Conflict

Source: Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group and World Bank, 2015

Author(s): Roy Maconachi, Radhika Srinivasan, and Nicholas Menzies

Countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea , Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Livelihoods

Added: 12/09/2016

 

The inability to unlock natural resource wealth for the benefit of developing countries’ local populations—a phenomenon popularly known as the “resource curse” or the “paradox of plenty”—has spawned extensive debate among researchers and policy makers in recent years.1  There is now a well-established body of literature exploring the links between...

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Russian-Ukrainian Gas Conflict Study

Russian-Ukrainian Gas Conflict Study

Source: Tecnun - University of Navarra, 2009

Author(s): Dr. Jose M. Torres; Ms. Ainara Alvarez; Ms. Ana Laugé; & Dr. Jose M. Sarriegi

Countries: EU, European Union, Russia, Ukraine

Topics: Conflict Prevention

Added: 24/08/2016

 

The following paper examines the ongoing gas conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Europe have become collateral damage, as large part of the natural gas destined for the EU pass through Ukraine. Numerous precursors preceded the crisis; nevertheless, some countries have not taken steps in advance to mitigate consequences. Failing to...

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Environmental Cooperation as Instrument of Conflict Transformation in Conflict-Prone Areas: Where Does It Start, How Deep Can It Be and What Effects It Can Have?

Environmental Cooperation as Instrument of Conflict Transformation in Conflict-Prone Areas: Where Does It Start, How Deep Can It Be and What Effects It Can Have?

Source: Political Sciences, 2015

Author(s): Sárka Waisová

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 23/08/2016

 

The idea of environmental cooperation as a conflict transformation instrument emerged since the 1990s among scholars as well as among international institutions and nongovernmental organizations. The idea presume that conflict and cooperation can coexist and that a cooperative approach to planning, management and use of environmental resources is able to...

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State Making and Environmental Cooperation: Linking Domestic and International Politics in Central Asia

State Making and Environmental Cooperation: Linking Domestic and International Politics in Central Asia

Source: Global Environmental Accord, 2002

Author(s): Erika Weinthal

Countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2016

 

The Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers of Central Asia flow across deserts to empty into the Aral Sea. Under Soviet rule, so much water was diverted from the rivers for agricultural purposes that salinity levels rapidly rose and the sea shrank. There was an upsurge in dust storms containing...

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Water, Crisis and Climate Change Assessment Framework (WACCAF)

Water, Crisis and Climate Change Assessment Framework (WACCAF)

Source: Initiative for Peacebuilding Early Warning, 2011

Author(s): Lukas Ruettinger, Antoine Morin, Annabelle Houdret, Dennis Taenzler, and Clementine Burnley

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2016

 

Climate change will negatively affect livelihoods in many developing countries and will increase competition over natural resources in many places. Water resources – a key source of livelihoods and indispensable for human health and sanitation – are already scarce in many regions and will be further affected by climatic changes....

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Climate Change Impacts on Socio-environmental Conflicts: Vulnerability in Facing Climate Change and Social Conflicts in Mexico

Climate Change Impacts on Socio-environmental Conflicts: Vulnerability in Facing Climate Change and Social Conflicts in Mexico

Source: Initiative for Peacebuilding Early Warning, 2011

Author(s): Fabricio Brodziak, Ana Lucía García, and Luis Gómez Chow

Countries: Mexico

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods

Added: 09/08/2016

 

Due to its social, economic, institutional and geographical situation, Mexico is highly sensitive to the effects of climate change and other extreme meteorological phenomena. Although some experts interviewed see the changes in climate as a result of natural climate variability, many others argue that Mexico’s environmental situation already presents characteristics...

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