Peace Agreements

 

There are 79 items related to Peace Agreements. Items are listed by date added.

 

Resource Scarcity and the Prevention of Violent Conflicts

Resource Scarcity and the Prevention of Violent Conflicts

Source: The Peace and Conflict Review, 2009

Author(s): Renée Gendron and Evan Hoffman

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace Agreements, Programming

Added: 30/05/2014

 

This article argues that resource scarcity creates multiple impacts on conflicts. It can increase the chances that a nonviolent conflict will become violent and it can re-trigger violence in a previously resolved conflict. Thus, the authors argue that resource scarcity plays an important role in both the monitoring of and...

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Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace

Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace

Source: Shinichi Takeuchi, 2014

Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Timor-Leste, Uganda

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 22/05/2014

 

This collection clarifies the background of land and property problems in conflict-affected settings, and explores appropriate policy measures for peace-building. While land and property problems exist in any society, they can be particularly exacerbated in conflict-affected settings – characterized by unstable security, weak governance, loss of proper documentation as well...

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Conflict Analysis of Liberia

Conflict Analysis of Liberia

Source: Siân Herbert, 2014

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace Agreements

Added: 19/05/2014

 

It is over ten years since Liberia’s final peace agreement was signed in 2003, putting an end to 14 years of violent civil wars. This research finds that current levels of overt conflict in Liberia are relatively low, and there has been no large-scale violence since the end of the...

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Truce or Transition? Trends in Human Rights Abuse and Local Response in Southeast Myanmar Since the 2012 Ceasefire

Truce or Transition? Trends in Human Rights Abuse and Local Response in Southeast Myanmar Since the 2012 Ceasefire

Source: Karen Human Rights Group, 2014

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Humanitarian Assistance, Peace Agreements, Programming

Added: 14/05/2014

 

Human rights conditions have been transformed on the ground in rural Southeast Myanmar since the signing of a preliminary ceasefire agreement between the Myanmar government and the Karen National Union in January 2012. While some forms of human rights abuse documented by KHRG since 1992 remain of serious concern, others...

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U.S. Bilateral Assistance to Liberia:  Forestry as the Cornerstone to  Peacebuilding

U.S. Bilateral Assistance to Liberia: Forestry as the Cornerstone to Peacebuilding

Source: Sandra S. Nichols and Lisa Goldman, 2011

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 28/04/2014

 

In international peacebuilding circles, the post-conflict natural resource reforms that have taken place since Liberia’s fourteen-year civil war ended in 2003 are commonly heralded as a new watershed. Natural resources—timber in particular —were central to the war. The warring factions used billions of dollars of timber revenues to purchase arms...

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Post-conflict Assistance to  Timor-Leste for Reforestation  and Community Recovery

Post-conflict Assistance to Timor-Leste for Reforestation and Community Recovery

Source: Naori Miyazawa, 2011

Countries: Timor-Leste

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 28/04/2014

 

The chapter examines the United Nations–supported Ainaro and Manatuto Community Activation Project (AMCAP), a two-phase reforestation and community recovery project in post conflict Timor-Leste. AMCAP is unique both because it was one of only four projects launched within the framework of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and it...

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Disarmament, Demobilization,  Reintegration, and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration, and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Source: Mami Sato, 2011

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/04/2014

 

Nearly two and a half decades of conflict are estimated to have left Afghanistan with more than 1 million dead and up to 6 million refugees. On December 5, 2001, the Agreement on Provisional Arrangements in Afghanistan Pending the Re-establishment of Permanent Government Institutions (Bonn Agreement) was adopted. The Bonn...

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Abyei Natural Resources Conflict

Abyei Natural Resources Conflict

Source: Muna A Abdalla, 2010

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 23/04/2014

 

This report explores the major factors underlying the violent conflict in the Abyei region of Sudan. It aims to produce policy relevant knowledge on the link between resources and conflict and to propose a general framework for action.

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Pakistan's Relations  with  India: Beyond Kashmir?

Pakistan's Relations with India: Beyond Kashmir?

Source: International Crisis Group, 2012

Countries: India, Kashmir, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/04/2014

 

In March 2011, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led government resumed the composite dialogue with India, with the rapid pace of its economic liberalisation program demonstrating political will to normalise bilateral relations. The November 2011 decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India by the end of 2012 is...

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Local-Level Agreements in Darfur

Local-Level Agreements in Darfur

Source: UNEP, 2014

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 12/02/2014

 

This report looks beyond international driven peacebuilding initiatives to the locally owned bottom-up efforts and building peace in Darfur.  The report was researched in Darfur by Darfuri natural resource and peacebuilding and drafted by a livelihood and conflict expert with considerable experience in Darfur.  The agreements the report discusses address...

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