Dispute Resolution/Mediation

 

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Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Source: Global Environmental Politics , 2017

Author(s): Ken Conca, Joe Thwaites, and Goueun Lee

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Although claims about climate/conflict links remain contested, concerns that climate change will affect peace and security have gained traction in academic, activist, and policy circles. One set of pressures for responsive action has centered on the UN Security Council, which has held several often-contentious debates on the topic. Whether the...

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Re-conceptualizing the Science of Sustainability: A Dynamical Systems Approach to Understanding the Nexus of Conflict, Development and the Environment

Re-conceptualizing the Science of Sustainability: A Dynamical Systems Approach to Understanding the Nexus of Conflict, Development and the Environment

Source: Sustainable Development, 2016

Author(s): Joshua Fisher and Kristen Rucki

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance

Added: 06/08/2017

 

The concept of sustainability has come to permeate many spheres of governance, decision-making and scientific inquiry. Although current academic conceptualizations of sustainability often acknowledge the conflicts inherent in the pursuit of sustainable development, the present discourse does not explicitly include the concepts of peace and conflict. This omission has been...

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Source: UN Security Council, 2017

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 06/08/2017

 

The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 32 of Security Council resolution 2352 (2017), in which the Council requested me to continue to inform it of progress in implementing the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), and to bring to its immediate attention any...

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Governing Environmental Conflicts in China: Under What Conditions do Local Governments Compromise?

Governing Environmental Conflicts in China: Under What Conditions do Local Governments Compromise?

Source: Public Administration, 2016

Author(s): Yanwei Li, Joop Koppenjian, and Stefan Verweij

Countries: China

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance

Added: 12/07/2017

 

In recent years, governing environmental conflicts concerning the planning, construction, and operation of urban facilities has increasingly become a challenge for Chinese local governments. Chinese governments seek adequate responses to deal with these conflicts, for instance by ignoring criticism and sticking to initial decisions, by suppressing protests, or by compromising....

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Water in the West Bank: A Case Study on Palestinian Water Security

Water in the West Bank: A Case Study on Palestinian Water Security

Source: Penn Sustainability Review, 2016

Author(s): Kelly A. Bridges

Countries: Palestine

Topics: Climate Change, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

In 1989, Malin Falkenmark developed the water stress index that defnes water scarcity by annual individual usage. In her index, which the United Nations later adopted, Falkenmark categorized absolute water scarcity as when annual individual usage is less than 500 m3. Based on these metrics, Palestine suffers from absolute scarcity,...

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Third Party Conflict Management of Transboundary River Disputes

Third Party Conflict Management of Transboundary River Disputes

Source: International Journal of Conflict Management, 2015

Author(s): Elvira Bobekova

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Purpose – This paper aims to fill the gaps by conducting the first large n study examining the role of third parties in the emergence of river agreements in Asia and Africa during the time period 1948-2007. There is a growing literature on what explains agreements in river disputes. However,...

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Weather and Resource Information as Tools for Dealing with Farmer-Pastoralist Conflicts in the Sahel

Weather and Resource Information as Tools for Dealing with Farmer-Pastoralist Conflicts in the Sahel

Source: Earth System Dynamics, 2016

Author(s): Ole Mertz, Kjeld Rasmussen, and Laura Vang Rasmussen

Topics: Conflict Causes, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/06/2017

 

Conflicts between pastoralists and farmers in the Sahel mainly arise from competition over land and water resources or because of livestock damage to crops. Rather than being linked to larger environmental change processes such as climate change, conflicts are often caused by inappropriate zoning of land, governance and unequal power...

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Environmental Dispute Resolution in Indonesia

Environmental Dispute Resolution in Indonesia

Source: Open Access, 2010

Author(s): David Nicholson

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/06/2017

 

In the last two decades, Indonesia has seen a dramatic proliferation of environmental disputes in a variety of sectors, triggered by intensified deforestation and large scale mining operations in the resource rich outer islands, together with rapid industrialisation in the densely populated inner island of Java. Whilst the emergence of...

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Interconnections between Environment, Violence and Nonviolence

Interconnections between Environment, Violence and Nonviolence

Source: Visions for Sustainability, 2015

Author(s): Elena Camino, Lidia Larecchiuta, and Massimo Battaglia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation

Added: 05/06/2017

 

Johan Galtung is one of the fathers of Peace research (or Peace studies). In 1959 he founded the International Peace Research Institute (PRIO); in 1993 he was a founding member of TRANSCEND International, the global nonprofit network for Peace, Development and the Environment. Since 2000, he is Rector of TRANSCEND...

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Conflict over Natural Resources among Pastoralists in Northern Kenya: A Look at Recent Initiatives in Conflict Resolution

Conflict over Natural Resources among Pastoralists in Northern Kenya: A Look at Recent Initiatives in Conflict Resolution

Source: Journal of International Development, 2003

Author(s): Rachel Berger

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/06/2017

 

The paper describes the traditional relationship between pastoralism and the environment, and the institutions that underpin livelihood security and natural resource management. It identifies the circumstances that have led to pastoralism coming under threat and the resulting increase in inter-tribal conflict over natural resources. The paper discusses how pastoralist institutions...

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