Peace Agreements

 

There are 85 items related to Peace Agreements. Items are listed by date added.

 

Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade in Myanmar: A Conflict-Sensitivity Analysis

Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade in Myanmar: A Conflict-Sensitivity Analysis

Source: International Alert, 2017

Author(s): Jana Naujoks and Robert Barclay

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/01/2018

 

The aim of this report is to provide a conflict-sensitivity analysis of forest governance in Myanmar to inform all stakeholders involved in the negotiations of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT VPA) in Myanmar. Drawing on several case studies from across the country, this report seeks...

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict over Water Resources

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict over Water Resources

Source: Palestine-Israel Journal, 1998

Author(s): Arnon Sofer

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

If, after 49 years of bloody conflict between Israel and its neighbors, we are approaching the conclusion of hostilities, there will undoubtedly be renewed attempts to solve the problems of water in the region. Below we briefly review the geopolitical background that frames the discussions on water. We scrutinize the...

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South Sudan's Renewable Energy Potential: A Building Block for Peace

South Sudan's Renewable Energy Potential: A Building Block for Peace

Source: United States Institute of Peace, 2018

Author(s): David Mozersky and Daniel M. Kammen

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Economic Recovery , Humanitarian Assistance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/01/2018

 

The world’s newest country, South Sudan, is also the least electrified. A period of growth that began after a 2005 peace deal and continued after independence in 2011, saw billions of dollars in oil revenue and strong international support. This period was powered by diesel generators and little long-term electricity...

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‘Oil Will Set Us Free’: The Hydrocarbon Industry and the Algerian Decolonization Process (Chapter in "Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa: Future Imperfect?")

‘Oil Will Set Us Free’: The Hydrocarbon Industry and the Algerian Decolonization Process (Chapter in "Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa: Future Imperfect?")

Source: UCL Press, 2017

Author(s): Marta Musso

Countries: Algeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace Agreements

Added: 08/01/2018

 

This chapter aims to reconstruct the political and economic discourse around the Saharan reserves, from the moment of their discovery up to the Évian Agreements. The contingent visions of the future outlined during this period outline the importance of the oil industry in the Algerian decolonization process both on an...

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A Casualty of Peace? Lessons on De-Militarizing Conservation in the Cordillera Del Condor Corridor (Chapter in "Collateral Values of Natural Capital")

A Casualty of Peace? Lessons on De-Militarizing Conservation in the Cordillera Del Condor Corridor (Chapter in "Collateral Values of Natural Capital")

Source: Social Science Research Network, 2017

Author(s): Saleem Hassan Ali

Countries: Ecuador, Peru

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 30/11/2017

 

The resolution in 1998 of the armed conflict between Peru and Ecuador through environmental peace-building negotiations creating a transboundary conservation area have been heralded as an exemplar of how ecological factors can foster collaboration between adversaries. This was also a rare case of US mediation resolving a territorial conflict alongside...

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Gold Mining in Colombia, Post-War Crime and the Peace Agreement with the FARC

Gold Mining in Colombia, Post-War Crime and the Peace Agreement with the FARC

Source: Third World Thematics, 2017

Author(s): Frédéric Massé and Philippe Le Billon

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace Agreements

Added: 22/10/2017

 

Peace negotiations with left-wing insurgent groups have brought hope for a reduction in illegal economic activities in Colombia, including gold mining. We consider the impact of a transition to peace on possible trajectories of post-war crime in the gold sector, focusing on its major conflict-crime connections and responses by government...

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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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Natural Resources and Conflict in Sudan: Addressing Environmental Issues in a Post-conflict Situation: The Case of Afghanistan

Natural Resources and Conflict in Sudan: Addressing Environmental Issues in a Post-conflict Situation: The Case of Afghanistan

Source: University of Stellenbosch, 2007

Author(s): François Henri Caas

Countries: Afghanistan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/10/2017

 

Both Afghanistan and Sudan have experienced extended periods of war and violent conflict. Sudan has been engulfed in a nearly continuous and bitter civil war since independence in 1956. Afghanistan has been in a state of conflict since the Soviet invasion in 1979. Both nations are also among the poorest...

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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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Ambiguity in Transboundary Environmental Dispute Resolution: The Israeli-Jordanian Water Agreement

Ambiguity in Transboundary Environmental Dispute Resolution: The Israeli-Jordanian Water Agreement

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2008

Author(s): Itay Fischhendler

Countries: Israel, Jordan

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

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Cooperation over transboundary environmental resources, water in particular, has been analyzed from various perspectives. Each study identifies the problems of cooperation differently and suggests different mechanisms to enhance it. Yet, the role of ambiguity, particularly significant in treaty design to resolve environmental disputes, has thus far been overlooked. Such a...

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