Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 118 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

Impact of Military Activities on Bird Species Considered to Benefit from Disturbances: An Example from an Active Military Training Area in Latvia

Impact of Military Activities on Bird Species Considered to Benefit from Disturbances: An Example from an Active Military Training Area in Latvia

Source: Ornis Fennica, 2018

Author(s): Ainars Aunins and Andris Avotins

Countries: Latvia

Topics: Peace and Security Operations

Added: 19/02/2018

 

We surveyed the military training area Adazi to evaluate the effects of disturbance caused by military activities on the abundance of protected bird species considered to benefit from disturbances at the site (SCBD). We collected data on the abundance of the selected bird species in a set of representative sample...

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Facing an Unpredictable Threat: Is NATO Ideally Placed to Manage Climate Change as a Non-Traditional Threat Multiplier?

Facing an Unpredictable Threat: Is NATO Ideally Placed to Manage Climate Change as a Non-Traditional Threat Multiplier?

Source: Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes, 2017

Author(s): Amar Causevic

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 06/02/2018

 

This paper examines NATO’s perception of climate change as a non-traditional threat multiplier. For well over a decade, European as well as Pentagon and other U.S. government studies and policy documents have noted that as the planet continues to warm, arable land continues to disappear, cyclones become more powerful, droughts...

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Climate Change and the Politics of Military Bases

Climate Change and the Politics of Military Bases

Source: Global Environmental Politics, 2018

Author(s): Jeff D. Colgan

Countries: Greenland, United States

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 18/01/2018

 

How does climate change affect the politics of military bases? The United States alone has hundreds of overseas bases that require continuous coordination with host governments. I argue that climate change can create knock-on environmental problems associated with a base’s infrastructure or waste. Those knock-on problems create a mix of...

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The Counterinsurgency/Conservation Nexus: Guerrilla Livelihoods and the Dynamics of Conflict and Violence in the Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Counterinsurgency/Conservation Nexus: Guerrilla Livelihoods and the Dynamics of Conflict and Violence in the Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016

Author(s): Judith Verweijen and Esther Marijnen

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 30/11/2017

 

The growing militarisation of nature conservation has refocused attention on the relations between counterinsurgency and conservation. This contribution analyses how these two phenomena entwine in the Virunga National Park, located in the war-ridden east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It examines how this entwinement relates to dynamics of...

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Applying the Security-Development Nexus on the Ground: Land Restitution in Colombia

Applying the Security-Development Nexus on the Ground: Land Restitution in Colombia

Source: Conflict, Security, & Development Journal, 2016

Author(s): Manuela Nilsson and Laura K. Taylor

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 22/11/2017

 

The general consensus on the security-development nexus is that both are key to achieving sustainable peace in war-torn societies. However, this debate has largely taken place among international actors, with little empirical evidence about how security and development relate to each other or are even considered by local actors. The...

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Hampton Roads Infastructure: Potential Impact of Sea Level Rise on Military Sites [Infographic]

Hampton Roads Infastructure: Potential Impact of Sea Level Rise on Military Sites [Infographic]

Source: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, 2017

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 06/11/2017

 

Reference Sea Level rise may approach 1 meter by 2100. A 10-foot storm surge today would exceed the 3-meter rise shown. 

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Toward Sustainable Peace: A New Research Agenda for Post-Conflict Natural Resource Management

Toward Sustainable Peace: A New Research Agenda for Post-Conflict Natural Resource Management

Source: Global Environmental Politics Journal, 2017

Author(s): Florian Krampe

Topics: Assessment, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 22/10/2017

 

This forum reflects upon the current state of research on post-conflict natural resource management. It identifies two dominant perspectives on environmental peacebuilding in the literature: one focused on environmental cooperation, the other on resource risk. Both perspectives share a concern for the sustainable management of natural resources in post-conflict settings...

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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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