Dispute Resolution/Mediation

 

There are 233 items related to Dispute Resolution/Mediation. Items are listed by date added.

 

Oil and Borders: How to Fix Iraq’s Kurdish Crisis

Oil and Borders: How to Fix Iraq’s Kurdish Crisis

Source: International Crisis Group, 2017

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 22/10/2017

 

What happened? On 16 October 2017, the Iraqi federal government launched an operation to restore Iraqi sovereignty over the disputed territories, including Kirkuk and its oil fields. This reversed the situation in place since the Iraqi army collapsed in the face of an onslaught by the Islamic State in June...

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Toward Sustainable Peace: A New Research Agenda for Post-Conflict Natural Resource Management

Toward Sustainable Peace: A New Research Agenda for Post-Conflict Natural Resource Management

Source: Global Environmental Politics Journal, 2017

Author(s): Florian Krampe

Topics: Assessment, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 22/10/2017

 

This forum reflects upon the current state of research on post-conflict natural resource management. It identifies two dominant perspectives on environmental peacebuilding in the literature: one focused on environmental cooperation, the other on resource risk. Both perspectives share a concern for the sustainable management of natural resources in post-conflict settings...

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It's Not All about the Land': Land Disputes and Conflict in the Eastern Congo

It's Not All about the Land': Land Disputes and Conflict in the Eastern Congo

Source: Rift Valley Institute, 2016

Author(s): Gillian Mathys and Koen Vlassenroot

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Added: 22/10/2017

 

Land disputes are considered both key sources and perpetuating factors of conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Over the years, scholars and practitioners have identified a number of critical land-related factors contributing to violence and conflict. These include a considerable diversity of forms of land governance...

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Natural Resource Conflicts and Conflict Mitigation and Transformation

Natural Resource Conflicts and Conflict Mitigation and Transformation

Source: Peacebuild - The Canadian Peacebuilding Network, 2011

Author(s): Rena Ramkay

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/10/2017

 

Peacebuild, in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) convened the fifth in a series of six workshops on peacebuilding and conflict prevention policy issues on 30 June 2011 in the CANADEM conference room in Ottawa. The purpose of the workshop series is to exchange...

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Negotiation and Mediation Techniques for Natural Resource Management: Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Negotiation and Mediation Techniques for Natural Resource Management: Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2007

Author(s): Alfonso Peter Castro and Antonia Engel

Countries: Gambia, Namibia

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

Added: 08/10/2017

 

Many parts of Africa are experiencing increased conflicts over natural resources (see Blench, 1996; Collier and Hoeffler, 2002; Addison, LeBillon and Murshed, 2003; Peters, 2004; Gauset, Whyte and Birch-Thomsen, 2005; and related items in the reference list at the end of this chapter). These tensions involve all social levels, from...

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Coltan, Congo & Conflict

Coltan, Congo & Conflict

Source: Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, 2013

Author(s): Artur Usanov, Marjolein de Ridder, Willem Auping, and Stephanie Lingemann

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 08/10/2017

 

The report concludes that the importance of coltan as a source of revenue for armed groups is often exaggerated. With the exception of a short-lived coltan boom in 2000-2001, it was never a substantial source of funding for armed groups. Although armed groups have profited from the DRC’s mineral wealth,...

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Conflict Management Processes for Land-Related Conflict

Conflict Management Processes for Land-Related Conflict

Source: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, 2009

Author(s): Serge Loode, Anna Nolan, Anne Brown, and Kevin Clements

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land

Added: 08/10/2017

 

This project is a critical review of published and unpublished literature on formal and informal, indigenous and non-indigenous, conflict prevention, management and dispute resolution processes in the Pacific, with a particular focus on the prevention and resolution of conflicts and disputes over land. Particular focus was given to customary dispute...

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Conflict, Collusion and Corruption in Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana: Chinese Miners and the State

Conflict, Collusion and Corruption in Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana: Chinese Miners and the State

Source: International Institute of Social Studies, 2016

Author(s): Gordon Crawford and Gabriel Botchwey

Countries: China, Ghana

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 08/10/2017

 

The global rush to grab resources took an unexpected turn in Ghana recently. With the hike in gold prices from 2008 onwards, a large influx of foreign miners, especially from China, entered into the artisanal and small-scale mining sector (ASM), despite it being ‘reserved for Ghanaian citizens’ by law. Thus...

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Situating Water in Peacebuilding: Revisiting the Middle East Peace Process

Situating Water in Peacebuilding: Revisiting the Middle East Peace Process

Source: Water International, 2013

Author(s): Karin Aggestam and Anna Sundell-Eklund

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/09/2017

 

Few studies have conceptually discussed the linkage between hydropolitics and peacebuilding. This article critically assesses the problematique of conflict and cooperation in the Jordan River basin and explores the underlying and shared assumptions between functionalist negotiation principles and liberal peacebuilding practices. It analyzes the competing positions among Israelis and Palestinians and revisits...

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Water Conflict and Cooperation in Southern Africa

Water Conflict and Cooperation in Southern Africa

Source: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 2015

Author(s): Larry Swatuk

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/09/2017

 

The water resources of southern Africa have featured centrally in the global literature on water conflict and cooperation. This scholarship has appeared in two waves: (1) the post-Cold War focus on resource scarcities and the possibility of ‘water wars’ and (2) the mid-2000s rise of fears surrounding the impact of...

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