Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 113 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

Managing Natural Resource Wealth

Managing Natural Resource Wealth

Source: Jill Shankleman, 2006

Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Iraq, Liberia, Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 10/11/2013

 

This report analyzes the particular challenges of stabilization and reconstruction missions in countries rich in hydrocarbons and minerals and provides lessons learned from the recent experience of such countries as Iraq, Sudan, Angola, Liberia, and Afghanistan. It offers recommendations for the U.S. government and others involved in natural resource–rich countries...

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Post-conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resources

Post-conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resources

Source: Bruch, C., D. Jensen, M. Nakayama, J. Unruh, R. Gruby, and R. Wolfarth (Yearbook of International Environmental Law), 2008

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Natural resource management increasingly plays a pivotal role in the transition of post-confl ict societies towards a lasting peace. This role is not limited to societies where confl ict has been directly fueled by high-value natural resources such as timber or minerals. Unresolved issues surrounding land tenure administration can reignite...

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Haiti-Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone

Haiti-Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone

Source: UNEP, 2013

Countries: Haiti

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 09/11/2013

 

Haiti-Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of an 18 month long assessment of the border between the two countries that share the Caribbean island of Hispaniola – Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and the Dominican Republic, a middle-income...

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Women and Natural Resources:  Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

Source: Silja Halle, Adrienne Stork and Cassidy Travis (UNEP, UNDP, UN-Women and PBSO), 2013

Countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Liberia, Nepal, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Uganda

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

Added: 06/11/2013

 

This report focuses on the relationship between women and natural resources in conflict-affected settings, and discusses how the management of natural resources can be used to enhance women’s engagement and empowerment in peacebuilding processes. Part I of the report examines the relationship between women and natural resources in peacebuilding contexts,...

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Natural Resource Management and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

Natural Resource Management and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

Source: UNEP, 2013

Countries: Afghanistan

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

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“This report investigates the ways in which the management of land, water, minerals, forests and drugs are linked to instability and insecurity in Afghanistan. Its aims are two-fold: first, to suggest ways that the government and the international community can maximise the peacebuilding opportunities that come from better natural resource...

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Assessment of Energy, Water and Waste Reduction Options for the Proposed AMISOM HQ Camp in Mogadishu, Somalia and the Support Base in Mombasa, Kenya

Assessment of Energy, Water and Waste Reduction Options for the Proposed AMISOM HQ Camp in Mogadishu, Somalia and the Support Base in Mombasa, Kenya

Source: UNEP, DFS, UNOSA, 2010

Countries: Kenya, Somalia

Topics: Assessment, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The Environmental Policy for UN Field Missions, applying to both the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the Department of Field Support (DFS), came into effect on 1 June 2009. This policy, developed in cooperation with UNEP, provides a minimum set of environmental standards and objectives for UN Field Missions....

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Greening the Blue Helmets: Environment, Natural Resources and UN Peacekeeping Operations

Greening the Blue Helmets: Environment, Natural Resources and UN Peacekeeping Operations

Source: UNEP, 2012

Author(s): David Jensen, Silja Halle

Topics: Peace and Security Operations

Added: 04/11/2013

 

This report is a result of UNEP’s ongoing collaboration with the UN Department of Field Support (DFS) and the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) to increase the consideration given to natural resources and broader environmental issues in UN peacekeeping efforts. Financed by the Government of Finland, this two-year analysis is...

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Beyond Land Redistribution: Lessons Learned from El Salvador’s Unfulfilled Agrarian Revolution

Added: 29/07/2013

 

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Snow Leopards and Cadastres: Rare Sightings in Post-Conflict Afghanistan

Added: 29/07/2013

 

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Building or Spoiling Peace? Lessons from the Management of High-Value Natural Resources

Added: 29/07/2013

 

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