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The Nuclear Ban Treaty Needs Work if It’s to Deliver on the Environment

25 May 2017 | Doug Weir

In March this year, 132 states began negotiations on a treaty banning nuclear weapons, seeking to resolve an anomaly that had seen other forms of weapons of mass destruction or indiscriminate effect b...

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Myanmar: Myanmar Peace Talks Must Address Natural Resource Management

24 May 2017 | Global Witness

On the eve of national peace talks in Myanmar, civil society groups  from across the country today released a statement calling for a new approach to address management of the country’s precious na...

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People and Wildlife are Both Casualties of Illicit Mining

24 May 2017 | Richard Ruggiero

Despite its vast size and relative intactness, Congo’s forest area and wildlife are under severe threat. Between 2002 and 2011, forest elephants experienced a devastating 62 percent population decl...

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Climate Change: NATO Countries Worry Trump Will undo Climate Progress, Drafts Show

23 May 2017 | Nicholas Kusnetz, Inside Climate News

NATO's member countries published a series of draft reports this week highlighting the economic and security risks posed by climate change, and encouraging nations to stand by their international clim...

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Cambodia/Myanmar/Vietnam: Land Disputes Cloud Fast-Developing Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar

22 May 2017 | Straits Times

In countries like Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar, where weak legal systems are often accompanied by land tenures that are insecure, or difficult to obtain, tens of thousands stand to be evicted from th...

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Malawi/Mozambique: Water Wars Worry Lake Chiuta Fishers

22 May 2017 | James Chavula, The Nation

Malawian fishers on Lake Chiuta have lamented frequent armed attacks from their Mozambican neighbours despite efforts to end the conflict. The communities surrounding the 200-square-kilometre lake, lo...

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Iraq/Kurdistan: Boundary between Iraq, Kurdish Territory Divides Communities

22 May 2017 | Balint Szlanko, Associated Press

Since 2014, Iraq’s Kurds have expanded the territory they control by about half at the expense of Iraq. The status of some of these areas, such as the city of Kirkuk, is supposed to be decided by pl...

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Sierra Leone: Value Chain Specialist

21 May 2017 | Catholic Relief Services

CRS and its consortium partners are implementing a 5 year Feed the Future activity through USAID. This activity is in alignment with the Government of Sierra Leone priorities and will be implemented i...

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Afghanistan: Kabul Green Home Projects - Technical Expert on Research and Development

21 May 2017 | GERES

The Kabul Green Homes project (KGHP) is in a way a continuation of the AFG-TAJ project, GERES’ first urban project, implemented from 2012 to 2015. The research and development (R&D) team of GERE...

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DRC: Responsable de Projet WASH

21 May 2017 | ACTED

Depuis 1993, l’association de solidarité internationale ACTED répond aux besoins humanitaires des populations dans les situations de crise et au respect de leur dignité, tout en favorisant et me...

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