Assessment

 

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

 

Sierra Leone: Environment, Conflict and Peacebuilding Assessment

Sierra Leone: Environment, Conflict and Peacebuilding Assessment

Source: UNEP, 2010

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“In Sierra Leone, the environmental causes and consequences of war have been prominent for the past 20 years. Inequitable benefits-sharing of natural resource wealth was one of the drivers in the civil war that ravaged the country from 1991 to 2002. Diamonds and other minerals were used to fund combatants,...

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Rwanda: From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development

Rwanda: From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development

Source: UNEP, 2011

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“More than a decade after the war and genocide of 1990-1994, Rwanda today is a resurgent nation that is stable, engaged in pursuing innovative reconciliation activities and radiating with ambitious determination. This remarkable turnaround from a devastated war-torn country into a promising showcase of African development is an exceptional...

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Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment – FYR of Macedonia

Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment – FYR of Macedonia

Source: UNEP, 2000

Countries: Macedonia

Topics: Assessment, Governance

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“During the past ten years, Southeastern Europe has experienced upheaval and instability. Conflicts were fought, and communities divided. Many fled their homes and their countries to escape danger. As attention focused on other issues, the region’s rich natural environment, already under pressure from decades of urban and industrial pollution, became...

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Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment – Albania

Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment – Albania

Source: UNEP, 2000

Countries: Albania

Topics: Assessment, Governance

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“In the aftermath of conflict lie opportunities for regeneration. During the past ten years, South Eastern Europe has experiences upheaval and instability. Conflicts were fought, and communities divided. Many fled their homes and their countries to escape danger. As attention focused on other issues, the region’s rich natural environment became...

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Lebanon: Post-conflict Environmental Assessment

Lebanon: Post-conflict Environmental Assessment

Source: UNEP, 2007

Countries: Israel, Lebanon

Topics: Assessment, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The conflict in Lebanon and in Israel, which began on 12 July 2006 and ended on 14 August with a ceasefire under UN Security Council Resolution 1701, was relatively short – lasting 34 days. However, the impact on Lebanon’s civilian population was significant, with 1,191 people reportedly killed and 4,405...

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The Kosovo Conflict: Consequences for the Environment and Human Settlements

The Kosovo Conflict: Consequences for the Environment and Human Settlements

Source: UNEP, UNCHS (Habitat), 1999

Countries: Kosovo

Topics: Assessment, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Perhaps the most endangered natural resource in times of war is truth. This became very evident during the Kosovo Conflict When the Rambouillet accord failed and NATO air strikes started on 24 March 1999, alarming reports began to appear about the environmental damage caused by the bombing. Images of Pancevo...

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Livelihoods, Power and Choice: The Vulnerability of the Northern Rizaygat, Darfur, Sudan

Livelihoods, Power and Choice: The Vulnerability of the Northern Rizaygat, Darfur, Sudan

Source: Helen Young, Abdal Monium Osman, Ahmed Malik Abusin, Michael Asher, and Omer Egemi (UNEP and Tufts University), 2009

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Livelihoods

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Livelihoods in Darfur are intimately linked to the conflict, none more so than the livelihoods of the Northern Rizaygat—a group of Arabic- speaking, camel-herding nomads living in the Sudanese states of North, South, and West Darfur. They have achieved notoriety for their role in the Janjaweed—the pejorative name given to...

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History of Environmental Change in the Sistan Basin – Based on Satellite Image Analysis: 1976 - 2005

History of Environmental Change in the Sistan Basin – Based on Satellite Image Analysis: 1976 - 2005

Source: UNEP, 2006

Countries: Afghanistan, Iran

Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The Sistan area is located at the tail end of a large closed inland (endorheic) basin, in one of the driest regions of the world. It is comprised of three geographical sub-units: (i) the upper plain of the inland delta of the Helmand (Hirmand) river, which is mostly drained and...

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Environmental Assessment of the Gaza Strip Following the Escalation of Hostilities in December 2008 – January 2009

Environmental Assessment of the Gaza Strip Following the Escalation of Hostilities in December 2008 – January 2009

Source: UNEP, 2009

Countries: Palestine

Topics: Assessment

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The Gaza Strip has been a theatre of conflict for decades. Each of these conflicts has left its mark, and over time, a significant environmental footprint has developed in the Gaza Strip. During the most recent fighting – between 27 December 2008 and 18 January 2009 – Israel Defence Forces...

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Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland

Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland

Source: UNEP, 2011

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Assessment, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Covering around 1,000 km2 in Rivers State, southern Nigeria, Ogoniland has been the site of oil industry operations since the late 1950s. Ogoniland has a tragic history of pollution from oil spills and oil well fires, although no systematic scientific information has been available about the ensuing contamination.”

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