Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 104 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

Ending ‘Resource Wars’: Revenue Sharing, Economic Sanction or Military Intervention?

Ending ‘Resource Wars’: Revenue Sharing, Economic Sanction or Military Intervention?

Source: International Peacekeeping, 2007

Author(s): Philippe Le Billon, Eric Nicholls

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

Added: 31/10/2014

 

“There is a growing consensus that insurgent access to natural resource revenues prolongs armed conflicts and presents significant hurdles to peacekeeping missions. This article examines the effectiveness of resource-related conflict termination instruments, focusing on revenue sharing, economic sanction and military intervention. Observing the outcomes of these three instruments for 26...

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Romper el círculo en el este de la RDC: conflicto armado, violencia y minerales

Romper el círculo en el este de la RDC: conflicto armado, violencia y minerales

Breaking the Circle in Eastern DRC: Armed Conflict, Violence and Minerals

Source: Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos, 2013

Author(s): Blanca Palacián de Inza

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 30/10/2014

 

“Este documento aborda el conflicto existente en el Este de la República Democrática del Congo, en donde a los distintos grupos armados les interesa mantener una situación de inestabilidad, que facilite el control de las zonas mineras de las que, por medio de la violencia, obtienen los preciados recursos por...

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Tierra y conflictos (Land and Conflict)

Tierra y conflictos (Land and Conflict)

Source: Alianza UE-ONU, 2012

Author(s): Alianza UE-ONU

Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Guatemala, Kenya, Kosovo, Mozambique, Rwanda, Timor-Leste

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

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“Administrar la tierra y los recursos naturales constituye uno de los desafíos más importantes a los que actualmente se enfrentan los países en desarrollo. La explotación de recursos naturales de gran valor, incluidos el petróleo, el gas, los minerales y la madera, suele señalarse como un factor clave de la...

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Migration Dimensions of the Crisis in the Central African Republic: Short, Medium and Long-term Considerations

Migration Dimensions of the Crisis in the Central African Republic: Short, Medium and Long-term Considerations

Source: International Organization for Migration, 2014

Countries: CAR, Chad

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

Added: 24/09/2014

 

CAR has a turbulent history replete with failed peace and reconciliation agreements, social and geographic marginalization, endemic poverty, recurring violence, banditry and rebellions. However the scale of the current displacement is unprecedented and has introduced new social and ethno-religious dimensions that had not, for the most part, characterized the country’s...

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Armed Conflict and Environmental Damage

Armed Conflict and Environmental Damage

Source: VIJ Books, 2014

Author(s): Umesh Chandra Jha

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

Added: 27/08/2014

 

This book examines the environmental destruction wrought during international and non-international armed conflicts and argues that the existing legal regime for the protection of the environment during armed conflict requires substantial modification. It further argues that although it is inconceivable to impose an absolute ban on environmental damage during military operations, strengthening and...

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Climate Change, Water Conflicts And Human Security: Regional Assessment And Policy Guidelines for the Mediterranean, Middle East And Sahel

Climate Change, Water Conflicts And Human Security: Regional Assessment And Policy Guidelines for the Mediterranean, Middle East And Sahel

Source: Clico, 2013

Author(s): Julia Kloos, Niklas Gebert, Therese Rosenfield & Fabrice Renauld

Countries: Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa

Topics: Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/08/2014

 

The Mediterranean, the Middle East and Sahel (MMES) are regions that are prone to extreme weather events, such as frequent droughts or floods, which are likely to be triggered by climate change and existing conflicts or tensions. TheCLICO project sought to discover whether the effects of climate change in terms...

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Implications of Climate Change for Armed Conflict

Implications of Climate Change for Armed Conflict

Source: The Social Development Department of The World Bank Group, 2008

Author(s): Halvard Buhaug, Nils Petter Gleditsch & Ole Magnus Theisen

Topics: Peace and Security Operations

Added: 08/08/2014

 

A number of high-profile individuals and policy reports have spurred alarmist claims that environmental change in general and climate change in particular will have enormous impacts on humanity. In a highly influential article The Coming Anarchy, Robert D. Kaplan (1994) envisioned the core foreign-policy challenge for the twenty-first century as...

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Capturing Conflict Mineral Trade in DRC [Video]

Capturing Conflict Mineral Trade in DRC [Video]

Source: TEDx Courtauld Institute, 2014

Author(s): Marcus Bleasdale

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 08/08/2014

 

Marcus Bleasdale is a documentary photographer who uses his work to influence policy makers around the world. His work appears in National Geographic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, TIME and his work on human rights and conflict has been shown at the US Senate, The US House of...

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Globalization, Social Movements, and Peacebuilding

Globalization, Social Movements, and Peacebuilding

Source: Syracuse University Press, 2013

Author(s): Jackie Smith & Ernesto Verdeja

Countries: Asia & Pacific, Middle East & North Africa

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 06/08/2014

 

Each year, governments spend billions of dollars on peacekeeping efforts around the world, and much more is spent on humanitarian aid to refugees and other victims of armed struggle. Yet research shows that nearly half of all countries experiencing civil war see renewed violent conflict within five years of a...

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Risks and Opportunities from Natural Resources and the Environment for Peacebuilding in the Central African Republic

Risks and Opportunities from Natural Resources and the Environment for Peacebuilding in the Central African Republic

Source: UNEP, 2009

Author(s): David Jensen, Mark Halle & Matti Lehtonen

Countries: CAR

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/08/2014

 

The Central African Republic (CAR) became the fourth agenda country of the United Nations.   Peacebuilding Commission in June 2008. The strategic framework for peace consolidation in CAR, in line with the priorities of the CAR Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2008–2010 (PRSP), focuses on the three pillars of security, governance, and regional...

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