Assessment

 

There are 98 items related to Assessment. Items are listed by date added.

 

Reforming Ukrainian Laws to Protect Environment in the Wake of Conflict

Reforming Ukrainian Laws to Protect Environment in the Wake of Conflict

Source: American Bar Association, 2016

Author(s): Viktoriia De Las Casas

Countries: Ukraine

Topics: Assessment, Governance

Added: 17/07/2016

 

For the last two years, Ukraine has been embroiled in a destructive conflict. While the fire has ceased officially, sporadic shootings continue to plague Ukraine. Reports describing this conflict primarily focus on social and economic losses, including human mortalities, increases in unemployment, damage to the country’s infrastructure, and the national...

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Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA): Madagascar

Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA): Madagascar

Source: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 2010

Author(s): Oliver Jütersonke and Moncef Kartas

Countries: Madagascar

Topics: Assessment, Programming

Added: 04/07/2016

 

This Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA) for Madagascar seeks to map the effect of foreign aid and development policies onto the factors driving conflict or supporting peace in Madagascar. Avoiding normative statements about the current political crisis, the study offers guidance on the main challenges facing development programmes as...

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Entre sécurisation de l’environnement et environnementalisation de la sécurité: Le défi de la sécurité environnementale à l’ONU

Entre sécurisation de l’environnement et environnementalisation de la sécurité: Le défi de la sécurité environnementale à l’ONU

Between Securitization of the Environment and Environmentalization of Security: The Challenge of Environmental Security for the United Nations

Source: SciencesPo, 2016

Author(s): Lucile Maertens

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 02/06/2016

 

Le deuxième volume du cinquième rapport du Groupe intergouvernemental d’experts sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) consacre, pour la première fois en 2014, un chapitre intégral à la sécurité humaine. Alors que l’abondance des études recensées dans ce rapport montre l’intérêt considérable que suscite la question des impacts sécuritaires du changement climatique, le rapprochement...

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Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Source: Natural Resources, 2016

Author(s): Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad, and Sarah Kettenmann

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 23/05/2016

 

Extractive industries can provide great opportunities for post-conflict peacebuilding in resourcerich countries by providing revenue to finance reconstruction and set the economy back on track. However, the process of resource extraction often poses challenges for peacebuilding. This article first explains the various challenges that valuable natural resources can pose in...

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The Impact of UNEP on Afghan Environment Conservation

The Impact of UNEP on Afghan Environment Conservation

Source: The Bayat Foundation, 2015

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/04/2016

 

Decades of conflict have taken an enormous toll on Afghanistan’s environment. The path to continued, sustainable development must include efforts to assess and repair ecological damage, which has an effect on everything from drinking water to clean air. One of the leaders of environmental philanthropy in Afghanistan is the United...

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Lebanon Environmental Assessment of the Syrian Conflict & Priority Interventions

Lebanon Environmental Assessment of the Syrian Conflict & Priority Interventions

Source: United Nations Development Program, 2014

Countries: Lebanon, Syria

Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 09/04/2016

 

Since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011, Lebanon has witnessed a massive influx of refugees. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), on 31 May 2014, the total number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon was equivalent to 1,087,814 (including those which are registered and those...

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Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment of the Palestinian–Israeli Water Situation

Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment of the Palestinian–Israeli Water Situation

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2014

Author(s): Marwan Haddad

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/01/2016

 

This paper examines and discusses the prolonged Palestinian–Israeli water conflict, taking into consideration recent formal and informal water negotiations and emphasising the future of water-based peacebuilding between the two sides. Sharing experience from the author's own water-related people-to-people work and in formal peace processes, it concludes by arguing that such...

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The Liberia Forest Concession Review: Lessons for Resource Management and Restoration of the Rule of Law

The Liberia Forest Concession Review: Lessons for Resource Management and Restoration of the Rule of Law

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2006

Author(s): K. W. James Rochow, Robert D. Simpson, Alfred L. Brownell, and Oliver Pierson

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/01/2016

 

Illegal trade in 'conflict timber' as well as 'blood diamonds' played a primary role in perpetuating lawlessness in Liberia and fueling conflict in West Africa. A recently compiled review of all timber harvesting concessions - unprecedented in its comprehensiveness and in its explicit links to reform - represents a critical...

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Evaluation of Environmental Peacemaking Intervention Strategies in Jordan-Palestine-Israel

Evaluation of Environmental Peacemaking Intervention Strategies in Jordan-Palestine-Israel

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2015

Author(s): Marina Djernaes, Teis Jorgensen, and Elizabeth Koch-Ya'ari

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Assessment, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Programming

Added: 05/01/2016

 

Working in an ever-changing political context presents a set of unique challenges to sustainable peacemaking, and requires the continuous adaptation of approaches. This briefing shares key insights from the latest external evaluation of EcoPeace's (formerly Friends of the Earth Middle East) programme, building on sustainable environmental solutions paired with enhanced trust and...

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Farming or Fighting? Agricultural Price Shocks and Civil War in Africa

Farming or Fighting? Agricultural Price Shocks and Civil War in Africa

Source: Uppsala University and Peace Research Institute Oslo, 2015

Author(s): Hanne Fjelde

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/11/2015

 

This article links lower economic returns in the labor-intensive agricultural sector to a higher risk of armed conflict at the local level. It argues that income shocks, followed by rising unemployment and lower wages in the rural economy, facilitate rebel recruitment and strengthen civilian support for rebel movements. Focusing on...

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