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Conflicted: The Fight over Congo's Minerals [Video]

Conflicted: The Fight over Congo's Minerals [Video]

Source: Al Jazeera, 2016

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 27/09/2016

 

AL Jazeera's newest Fault Lines episode travels to the region to hear from miners who have been struggling to make ends meet and questions advocacy groups that say Dodd-Frank 1502 has been a success. With evidence of fraud and smuggling, how can some of the biggest brands in the technology industry take credit for reducing...

 

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Forest Heroes of Cambodia [Video]

Forest Heroes of Cambodia [Video]

Source: Danmission and the University of Copenhagen, 2016

Author(s): Allan Michaud

Countries: Cambodia

Topics: Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 02/09/2016

 

The Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) have been fighting illegal logging and land clearance across Prey Lang forest for almost 2 decades. One of their biggest problems has been to provide evidence of the numerous illegal activities occurring on a daily basis across Prey Lang.

 

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The Conflict Minerals Effect Video Series Part II: Industry Challenges [Video]

The Conflict Minerals Effect Video Series Part II: Industry Challenges [Video]

Source: Creation Technologies, 2015

Author(s): David Smart

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, United States

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 21/08/2016

 

In the second installment of our video series on conflict minerals, I discuss industry challenges and the effectiveness of the Dodd Frank legislation. Regulating the origin of raw materials is easier said than done. While it has good intentions, the Dodd Frank Act is flawed and presents significant compliance barriers for electronics manufacturers. This is a complicated issue...

 

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Role of Women in Artisanal Mining & Peacebuilding [Video]

Role of Women in Artisanal Mining & Peacebuilding [Video]

Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar, 2016

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 15/08/2016

 

Southern Voices Network Scholar, Maame Esi Eshun says that focusing on the role of women and improving conditions for those involved in artisanal mining in Africa can provide a major boost to regional peacebuilding efforts. Her findings and call to action provide the focus for this edition of Wilson Center NOW.   Guest Maame Esi Eshun[https://www.wilsoncenter.org/person/maame-esi-eshun] is a Southern Voices...

 

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Rural Green Environment Organization, Afghanistan

Rural Green Environment Organization, Afghanistan

Source: RGEO, 2015

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Climate Change, Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2016

 

In one of the most remote and poorest provinces in Afghanistan, the Rural Green Environment Organization is working across an area of 1,500 square kilometers and 90 villages (over 40,000 people) to promote a model of community development that is based on peace building, environmental regeneration, sustainable livelihoods and wildlife protection. Following decades of conflict, insecurity and...

 

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Paris Was a Success, but the Climate-Security Response is Lagging, Says Nick Mabey [Audio]

Paris Was a Success, but the Climate-Security Response is Lagging, Says Nick Mabey [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Topics: Climate Change

Added: 04/07/2016

 

In the months leading up to the United Nations conference on climate change in Paris last fall, expectations were high. And the result actually exceeded those expectations in many respects, says Nick Mabey, director and chief executive at the environment consultancy E3G, in this week’s podcast.

 

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Should the UN Security Council Take Up Climate Security Issues? Ken Conca on Institutional Change [Audio]

Should the UN Security Council Take Up Climate Security Issues? Ken Conca on Institutional Change [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Topics: Climate Change, Programming

Added: 19/06/2016

 

As the dust settles on the newly minted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris climate agreement, countries have begun tackling operational questions aimed at limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius and ensuring peaceful, sustainable development.

 

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Merci Congo [Video]

Merci Congo [Video]

Source: Paul Freedman, 2016

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 08/06/2016

 

The ongoing conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has been called the “Deadliest War Since World War Two”.  More than five million Congolese have died since 1994 while millions more have been displaced by the violence and chaos plaguing the region.   Merci Congo is an independently produced documentary film that explores the impulse in...

 

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Sharon Burke on How the U.S. Military is Planning for Climate Change [Audio]

Sharon Burke on How the U.S. Military is Planning for Climate Change [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 08/05/2016

 

Climate change is impacting the U.S. military in two major ways, explains Sharon Burke in this week’s podcast. Burke, who served as the First Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy from 2010 to 2014 and is now with the New America Foundation, says the Department of Defense has done a lot to consider how changing climate...

 

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Jon Unruh on Darfur and the Importance of Flexible Institutions for Managing Migration Conflict [Audio]

Jon Unruh on Darfur and the Importance of Flexible Institutions for Managing Migration Conflict [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 08/05/2016

 

When it comes to environmental change, “policies and laws can have a very productive contribution toward positive adaptation, or they can subvert that and constrain options,” says Jon Unruh, Associate Professor of Human Geography and International Development at McGill University, in this week’s podcast.

 

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