Peace Agreements

 

There are 71 items related to Peace Agreements. Items are listed by date added.

 

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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Enabling War and Peace: Drugs, Logs, Gems, and Wildlife in Thailand and Burma

Enabling War and Peace: Drugs, Logs, Gems, and Wildlife in Thailand and Burma

Source: Center for East Asian Policy Studies at Brookings, 2015

Author(s): Vanda Felbab-Brown

Countries: Ghana

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/04/2016

 

This policy paper explores the relation- ship between conflict, peace dynamics, and drugs and other illicit economies in   Thailand and Myanmar/Burma since the 1960s through the current period. In both cases, drugs and other illicit economies fueled insurgencies and ethnic separatism. Yet both Myanmar and Thailand are in different ways...

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Aiding the Peace: A Multi-Donor Evaluation of Support to Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities in Southern Sudan

Aiding the Peace: A Multi-Donor Evaluation of Support to Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities in Southern Sudan

Source: Netherland Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2010

Author(s): Bennett, J., S. Pantuliano, W. Fenton, A. Vaux, C. Barnett, and E. Brusset

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 09/04/2016

 

This report of the evaluation of donor support to conflict prevention and peacebuilding activities in Southern Sudan comes at a critical juncture in the history of Sudan. The 2011 referendum on the future of the region is the promise given to the citizens of Southern Sudan as part of the...

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How Do Natural Resources Influence Civil War? Evidence from Thirteen Cases

How Do Natural Resources Influence Civil War? Evidence from Thirteen Cases

Source: International Organization Foundation, 2004

Author(s): Michael L. Ross

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 28/03/2016

 

Recent studies have found that natural resources and civil war are highly correlated.Yet the causal mechanisms behind the correlationare not well under- stood, in part because data on civil wars is scarce and of poor quality. In this article I examine thirteen recent civil wars to explore the mechanisms behind the resource- conflict correlation. I describe seven...

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Wealth Sharing Beyond 2011: Economic Issues in Sudan’s North-South Peace Process

Wealth Sharing Beyond 2011: Economic Issues in Sudan’s North-South Peace Process

Source: Center on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, 2009

Author(s): Achim Wennmann

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 28/03/2016

 

Together with studies on Nepal and Indonesia (Aceh), this working paper is part of a project jointly developed with, and generously funded by, Political Affairs Division IV of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The paper provides a deeper insight into the economic dimension of peace processes. Despite an...

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El Medio Ambiente: La Víctima Olvidada

El Medio Ambiente: La Víctima Olvidada

Environment: The Forgotten Victim

Source: Semana Sostenible, 2015

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Peace Agreements

Added: 04/02/2016

 

Entre 1958 y 2013 el conflicto armado les arrancó la vida a 220.000 colombianos, 176.000 de ellos eran civiles. En las últimas tres décadas los paramilitares perpetraron 1.169 masacres; a las Farc se les atribuyen 337 y 158 a  los agentes del Estado. Y, entre 1970 y 2010, las Farc...

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Environmental Work and Peace Work: The Palestinian-Israeli Case

Environmental Work and Peace Work: The Palestinian-Israeli Case

Source: Peace and Conflict Studies , 2015

Author(s): Julia Chaitin, Fida Obeidi, Sami Adwan, and Dan Bar-On

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Peace Agreements

Added: 04/02/2016

 

This paper, based on a larger study that was carried out by a joint Palestinian – Israeli research team before and during the Al Aqsa Intifada, examines Israeli and Palestinian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that have worked on joint environmental projects. We focus here on three jointly run Palestinian – Israeli...

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How Do Peace Agreements Treat Natural Resources?

How Do Peace Agreements Treat Natural Resources?

Source: Forest Trade and Finance, 2016

Author(s): Arthur G. Blundell and Emily E. Harwell

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 19/01/2016

 

Although there has been rich debate on causality and definition, there is growing consensus about the role natural resources play in fueling violent conflict in parts of the world where governance is weak and valuable resources are plentiful. The United Nations Environment Programme (2009) reckonsthat at least 40% of all...

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Peace and Pollution: An Examination of Palestinian—Israeli Trans-Boundary Hazardous Waste Management 20 Years after the Oslo Peace Accords

Peace and Pollution: An Examination of Palestinian—Israeli Trans-Boundary Hazardous Waste Management 20 Years after the Oslo Peace Accords

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2013

Author(s): Ilan Alleson , Jamie Levin , Shmuel Brenner, and Mohammad Said Al Hmaidi

Countries: Israel, Palestine

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

Added: 21/12/2015

 

As part of the Oslo Accords, Israel and the Palestinian Authority agreed to jointly manage issues of environmental concern according to internationally recognised standards. The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively evaluate the outcomes of the Palestinian–Israeli Oslo environmental peace agreements regarding trans-boundary hazardous waste management. Although the environmental...

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Turning the Tide: Building a Clean Oil Sector through South Sudan’s Peace Agreement

Turning the Tide: Building a Clean Oil Sector through South Sudan’s Peace Agreement

Source: Global Witness, 2015

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace Agreements

Added: 14/12/2015

 

The corruption of the South Sudanese political and military elite lies at the heart of the country’s continued conflict. As the nation’s main source of prosperity, oil revenues had the potential to get the world’s newest economy moving, and to provide the development its citizens had been denied by 30...

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