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There are 80 items related to Peace Agreements. Items are listed by date added.

 

The Legacies of Armed Conflict on Lasting Peace and Development in Latin America

The Legacies of Armed Conflict on Lasting Peace and Development in Latin America

Source: UN Chronicle, 2016

Author(s): Angelina Rettberg

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements

Added: 06/09/2016

 

It has been widely documented that the relationship between armed conflict and development is circular. On the one hand, conflicts have been more frequent in less developed countries. On the other hand, in the course of conflict, conditions favorable to development tend to deteriorate, causing new conflicts to emerge and...

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State of the World 2005 Global Security Brief #6: Promoting Environmental Cooperation as a Peace-Building Tool

State of the World 2005 Global Security Brief #6: Promoting Environmental Cooperation as a Peace-Building Tool

Source: Worldwatch Institute, 2005

Author(s): Ken Conca, Alexander Carius, and Geoffrey Dabelko

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace Agreements

Added: 30/07/2016

 

Environmental degradation triggers intense social conflict that is sometimes accompanied by violence. Pollution, natural resource depletion, and the rapid conversion of coastlines, wetlands, watersheds, and forests can have dramatically negative consequences for communities that depend on them for livelihoods and healthy environments. For example, the World Commission on Dams estimated...

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Third Report on the Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts

Third Report on the Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts

Source: United Nations International Law Commission, 2016

Author(s): Marie G. Jacobsson

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 14/07/2016

 

At its sixty-fifth session, in 2013, the International Law Commission decided to include the topic “Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts” in its programme of work and appointed Marie G. Jacobsson as Special Rapporteur for the topic.

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Under-Mining Peace Tin: The Explosive Trader in Cassiterite in Eastern DRC

Under-Mining Peace Tin: The Explosive Trader in Cassiterite in Eastern DRC

Source: Global Witness, 2005

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/06/2016

 

The DRC is a country that contains an extraordinary adundance of natural wealth. However, this wealth has never been used for the benefit of the Congolese population. Instead, the DRC has been at the centre of what has been termed ‘Africa’s world war’. The conflict officially lasted for six years...

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The Land Question: Sudan’s Peace Nemesis

The Land Question: Sudan’s Peace Nemesis

Source: Overseas Development Institute, 2007

Author(s): Sara Pantuliano

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/06/2016

 

Competition over land and natural resources has long been a source of tension between different groups in Sudan. In colonial times, confrontation mainly took place over land access, especially among pastoralists and between pastoralists and farmers. The British administration accepted customary rules over land, though the title to land was...

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Environmental Peacebuilding and Political Legitimacy in Post-Conflict Nepal

Environmental Peacebuilding and Political Legitimacy in Post-Conflict Nepal

Source: Uppsala University, 2015

Author(s): Florian Krampe

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Peace Agreements, Programming

Added: 09/06/2016

 

Environmental issues in post-conflict societies have received increased interest as scholars recognize that ‘populations caught up in conflicts or living in post-conflict societies are often more vulnerable to climate change’. Some researchers and policymakers argue that ‘environmental peacebuilding’, i.e. the consideration of environmental issues in post-conflict policies, can contribute to...

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The Environment and Peace -- Environmental Policies in Peace Processes and Their Contribution to Building Peace

The Environment and Peace -- Environmental Policies in Peace Processes and Their Contribution to Building Peace

Source: Uppsala University, 2013

Author(s): Florian Krampe

Topics: Peace Agreements, Programming

Added: 09/06/2016

 

Does peacebuilding in the environmental sector influence perceptions of popular legitimacy of post-conflict authorities? Guided by this question this research plan addresses a gap in the literature on peacebuilding and environmental studies. Only limited research has been conducted on the link between the environment and peacebuilding. Generally, scholars and practitioners...

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Oil and Violence in Sudan

Oil and Violence in Sudan

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development and International Union for Conservation of Nature, 2002

Author(s): Jason Switzer

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/06/2016

 

What can be done to resolve the seemingly endless conflict in Sudan ? A nation of 36 million people, wracked by conflict for 34 of the last 45 years, it has generated some 4 million displaced people during the course of its war. It is estimated that over two million...

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The Scorched Earth: Oil and War in Sudan

The Scorched Earth: Oil and War in Sudan

Source: Christian Aid, 2001

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/06/2016

 

Three British firms are involved in Sudan’s oil industry: Weir Pumps of Glasgow, Rolls Royce and, indirectly, BP. The first two provide equipment and operational support. BP own shares in two subsidiaries of CNPC, one of the major operators in the oilfields and the areas where the government has most...

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Missing the Peace for the Trees

Missing the Peace for the Trees

Source: Foreign Policy, 2016

Author(s): Arthur Blundell and Emily Harwell

Countries: Liberia, Myanmar

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/05/2016

 

It has been more than a decade since warring parties signed a deal to end Liberia’s bloody conflict. Fueled by the pillaging of the country’s rich natural resources — diamonds, gold, iron, and timber — the two civil wars that raged across 14 years left more than 250,000 people dead and displaced...

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