Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 111 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

Challenges in Setting up a Potable Water Supply System in a United Nations Peacekeeping Mission: The South Sudan Experience

Challenges in Setting up a Potable Water Supply System in a United Nations Peacekeeping Mission: The South Sudan Experience

Source: International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 2013

Author(s): Anirudda Hazra

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/10/2017

 

Problem: A United Nations peacekeeping contingent was deployed in the conflict affected areas of South Sudan with inadequate environmental sanitation, lack of clean drinking water and a heightened risk of water-borne diseases. In the immediate post-deployment phase, the contingent-owned water purification system was pressed into service. However, laboratory analyses of processed...

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National Security and the Accelerating Risk of Climate Change

National Security and the Accelerating Risk of Climate Change

Source: Elementa, 2017

Author(s): Lee Gunn

Countries: United States of America

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Since 2006, retired U.S. admirals and generals have been examining our changing physical world and assessing the impact of those changes on the security of the nation. A Military Advisory Board (MAB, convened by the CNA Corporation, a non-profit research and analysis institution that operates the Center for Naval Analyses...

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The Gendered Construction of Reparations: An Exploration of Women's Exclusion from the Niger Delta Reintegration Processes

The Gendered Construction of Reparations: An Exploration of Women's Exclusion from the Niger Delta Reintegration Processes

Source: Palgrave Communications, 2016

Author(s): Olakunle Michael Folami

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The Niger Delta is located in the South-south region of Nigeria. Oil exploration and exploitation by the multinational oil companies led to environmental degradation. The agitations among the inhabitants for environmental protection led to a protracted conflict between the Nigerian security forces and the militant groups in the region. Amnesty,...

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Sustainability, Ethics and War

Sustainability, Ethics and War

Source: Canadian Military Journal, 2017

Author(s): Peter Denton

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/09/2017

 

As we mark the centenary of the Great War (1914–1918), it is hard not to think that every generation faces its own unique challenge, its own defining struggle. For our generation, it is to create the foundations for a sustainable future in the midst of a climate-changing world. Other generations...

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Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Source: Global Environmental Politics, 2017

Author(s): Ken Conca, Joe Thwaites, and Goueun Lee

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Although claims about climate/conflict links remain contested, concerns that climate change will affect peace and security have gained traction in academic, activist, and policy circles. One set of pressures for responsive action has centered on the UN Security Council, which has held several often-contentious debates on the topic. Whether the...

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Source: UN Security Council, 2017

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 06/08/2017

 

The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 32 of Security Council resolution 2352 (2017), in which the Council requested me to continue to inform it of progress in implementing the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), and to bring to its immediate attention any...

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Armed Conflict and Protection of the Environment: Possible or Not?

Armed Conflict and Protection of the Environment: Possible or Not?

Source: ELI, UN Environment, and American University, 2017

Author(s): Marie G. Jacobsson

Topics: Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 31/07/2017

 

Ambassador Marie G. Jacobsson was Special Rapporteur for the topic “Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts” (2013-16) and Member of the UN International Law Commission 2007-16. This article is an abridged version of the Fourth Al-Moumin Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding, delivered on November 3, 2016, which recognizes...

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Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Source: Ecologist, 2017

Author(s): Forest Ray

Countries: Colombia

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

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Colombia stands at a crossroads. The Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) recently signed a peace accord, signaling an end to the Western Hemisphere's longest running war. The deal was signed with extensive international assistance, particularly from the United States, whose continued financial and military aid...

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Conflicts and Security in Integrated Water Resources Management

Conflicts and Security in Integrated Water Resources Management

Source: Environmental Science and Policy, 2017

Author(s): Mohammad Al-Saidi

Topics: Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/06/2017

 

Water sector reforms based on the concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) are criticized for not considering context, local realities or legitimacy during the implementation of water sector reforms. Universal remedies of IWRM can thus lead to resistance, conflicts and ultimately failures of interventions. This paper examines how conflicts...

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Climate Change and Conflict for Water a Threat to Peace and Security in South Asia

Climate Change and Conflict for Water a Threat to Peace and Security in South Asia

Source: Mahima Research Foundation and Social Welfare, 2016

Author(s): Abhaya K. Singh

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/06/2017

 

There is a popular, tongue-in-cheek saying in America attributed to the writer Mark Twain, who lived through the early phase of the California Water Wars that “whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over.” It highlights the consequences, even if somewhat apocryphally, as ever-scarcer water resources create a...

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