Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 114 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, North Korea, South Korea, United States

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

Added: 01/02/2016

 

The Center for Strategic and International Studies was tasked by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 with conducting an independent assessment of the Asia-Pacific rebalance first announced by President Obama in 2011. Four years into the rebalance the the Department of Defense should receive high marks for...

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence, and Partnerships

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence, and Partnerships

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, Japan, North Korea, United States

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

Added: 01/02/2016

 

In November 2011, President Obama declared, “the United States is turning [its] attention to the vast potential of the Asia Pacific region.” This announcement of a deliberate  “rebalance” to Asia and the Pacific reflected the American people’s growing recognition of the importance of the region to U.S. interests and the...

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Warriors and Weather: Climate Change and National Security in America [Video]

Warriors and Weather: Climate Change and National Security in America [Video]

Source: Economist, 2015

Countries: Syria, United States of America , USA

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 30/12/2015

 

The Economist recently produced a short video, Warriors and weather: Climate change and national security in America. It’s a good overview of some of the issues the U.S. Department of Defense is grappling with in regards to climate change. To view the video, click the link below. For those looking for more than...

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War, by Conservation

War, by Conservation

Source: Geoforum, 2015

Author(s): Rosaleen Duffy

Countries: Africa, Chad, Somalia, South Sudan

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/11/2015

 

In this paper I argue that there has been a critical shift towards war by conservation in which conservation, security and counter insurgency (COIN) are becoming more closely integrated. In this new phase concerns about global security constitute important underlying drivers, while biodiversity conservation is of secondary importance. This is...

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UN General Assembly Resolution 37/253 (1983)

UN General Assembly Resolution 37/253 (1983)

Source: United Nations, 1983

Countries: Cyprus

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

Added: 16/07/2015

 

The General Assembly, Having considered the question of Cyprus, Recalling its resolution 3212 (XXIX) of 1 November 1974 and its subsequent resolutions on the question of Cyprus, Recalling the high-level agreements of 12 February 1977 and 19 May 1979, ...

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Removing Barriers to Peace and Reconciliation: Landmine and Ordnance Clearance in Cyprus

Removing Barriers to Peace and Reconciliation: Landmine and Ordnance Clearance in Cyprus

Source: UNDP, 2012

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Land, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 16/07/2015

 

27,000 mines removed, 81 minefields cleared,15,000 mines still remaining on the island - What do these numbers mean? "Removing barriers to peace and reconciliation" jointly produced by UNDP, the European Commission and the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus. Since 2004, UNDP has supported the removal of 27,000 landmines from the...

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Landmine and Ordnance Clearance

Landmine and Ordnance Clearance

Source: UNDP, 2011

Countries: Cyprus

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

Added: 16/07/2015

 

Since 2004 UNDP Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF), thanks to the support of the European Union, and in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the support of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has been working to reduce the number of landmines still...

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Protected Natural Areas and the Military

Protected Natural Areas and the Military

Source: Environmental Conservation, 1992

Author(s): Arthur H. Westing

Topics: Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 23/02/2015

 

Examined here is the impact exerted by the military sector of human society on national parks and other protected natural areas. Disruption during wartime, both by regular and by insurgent armed forces, results largely from the collateral effects of their operations and weapons as well as from illegal logging, hunting,...

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Dialogue for Peace: From Plunder to Prosperity—Resolving Resource-Based Conflict in Somaliland

Dialogue for Peace: From Plunder to Prosperity—Resolving Resource-Based Conflict in Somaliland

Source: interpeace, 2006

Author(s): John Scully

Countries: Somalia

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

Added: 23/02/2015

 

This document focuses on resolving resource-based conflict in Somaliland. The report acts both as a record for those involved, and as a formal presentation of findings and recommendations to the national and regional authorities and their supporters. It is also hoped that this publication will provide a practical platform for...

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Fishing for Peace: Former Combatants Trade Arms for Fish Farms

Fishing for Peace: Former Combatants Trade Arms for Fish Farms

Source: United States Agency for International Development

Author(s): USAID

Countries: Philippines

Topics: Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/02/2015

 

A problem that can arise when a sizable insurgent group lays down its arms is that thousands of former fighters are suddenly unemployed. USAID responded to this problem by creating its “Arms to Farms” program, under which some 28,000 former combatants were provided with all the inputs and training they...

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