Conflict Prevention

 

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Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Source: Wiley, 2017

Author(s): Lisa M. Dellmuth, Maria-Therese Gustafsson, Niklas Bremberg, and Malin Mobjörk

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Programming

Added: 13/11/2017

 

Climate-related security challenges are transnational in character, leading states to increasingly rely on intergovernmental organizations (IGOs)—such as the European Union and the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization—for policy solutions. While climate security issues do not typically fit comfortably within the mandates of existing IGOs, recent decades have seen increasing efforts by IGOs...

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Lessons from Four Decades of Infrastructure Project-Related Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean

Lessons from Four Decades of Infrastructure Project-Related Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean

Source: Inter-American Development Bank/Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, 2017

Author(s): Graham Watkins, Sven-Uwe Mueller, Maria Cecilia Ramirez, Hendrik Meller, Ioannis Blatsos, Julia Carvalho Fernandes de Oliveira, Cristina Contreras Casado, Andreas Georgoulias, Nikos Georgoulias, and Judith Rodriguez

Topics: Conflict Prevention

Added: 13/11/2017

 

This report investigates the nature and consequences of conflict in infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study on this scale at the infrastructure industry. A hybrid quantitative and qualitative research approach provided the data for the...

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Explaining the Uneven Distribution of Conflict Mineral Policy Implementation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Role of the Katanga Policy Network (2009-2011)

Explaining the Uneven Distribution of Conflict Mineral Policy Implementation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Role of the Katanga Policy Network (2009-2011)

Source: Ghent University, 2015

Author(s): Jose Diemel and Jeroen Cuvelier

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 31/10/2017

 

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Science Diplomacy and Dispute Management in the South China Sea (Chapter in "Enterprises, Localities, People, and Policy in the South China Sea: Beneath the Surface")

Science Diplomacy and Dispute Management in the South China Sea (Chapter in "Enterprises, Localities, People, and Policy in the South China Sea: Beneath the Surface")

Source: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

Author(s): James Borton

Countries: Brunei, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance

Added: 29/10/2017

 

This volume takes readers beneath the surface of the South China Sea by exploring critical but under-researched issues related to the maritime territorial disputes. It draws attention to the importance of private sector, civil society, and subnational actors’ roles in the disputes and sheds light on key policy issues that...

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The Indus Basin: The Potential for Basin-Wide Management between India and Pakistan

The Indus Basin: The Potential for Basin-Wide Management between India and Pakistan

Source: Springer International, 2016

Author(s): Douglas Hill

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2017

 

This chapter is concerned with how water can be sustainably managed across the Indus basin, focusing specifically on the challenges of surface water management in India and Pakistan. Governments in both countries have laid emphasis on the expansion of hydropower for storage, irrigation, and energy trading, and consequently the politics...

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Environmental Diplomacy in South Asia: Considering the Environmental Security, Conflict and Development Nexus

Environmental Diplomacy in South Asia: Considering the Environmental Security, Conflict and Development Nexus

Source: Geoforum, 2017

Author(s): Mabroor Hassan, Manzoor Khan Afridi, and Muhammad Irfan Khan

Countries: Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2017

 

Environmental security concerns have broadened the national security agenda and discourse of international relations. Yet environmental insecurity issues have endured impacts on livelihood, human security, social equity, human rights, internal security, political stability, economic growth and development of the state. Environmental challenges, such as climate change, water scarcity and energy...

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Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader

Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader

Source: University for Peace, 2011

Author(s): Erin McCandless and Tony Karbo

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/10/2017

 

The Africa Programme of the UN–affiliated University for Peace (UPEACE) is pleased to present Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader, another step in the effort to ameliorate Africa’s problem of access to practice- and policy-relevant scholarship and information that addresses the twin challenges of building sustainable peace and...

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Coltan, Congo & Conflict

Coltan, Congo & Conflict

Source: Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, 2013

Author(s): Artur Usanov, Marjolein de Ridder, Willem Auping, and Stephanie Lingemann

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 08/10/2017

 

The report concludes that the importance of coltan as a source of revenue for armed groups is often exaggerated. With the exception of a short-lived coltan boom in 2000-2001, it was never a substantial source of funding for armed groups. Although armed groups have profited from the DRC’s mineral wealth,...

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Conflict, Collusion and Corruption in Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana: Chinese Miners and the State

Conflict, Collusion and Corruption in Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana: Chinese Miners and the State

Source: International Institute of Social Studies, 2016

Author(s): Gordon Crawford and Gabriel Botchwey

Countries: China, Ghana

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 08/10/2017

 

The global rush to grab resources took an unexpected turn in Ghana recently. With the hike in gold prices from 2008 onwards, a large influx of foreign miners, especially from China, entered into the artisanal and small-scale mining sector (ASM), despite it being ‘reserved for Ghanaian citizens’ by law. Thus...

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Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

Source: Climate Diplomacy Series, 2014

Author(s): Urmilla Bob, Salomé Bronkhorst, Alexander Carius, and Dennis Tänzler

Countries: Kenya, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Programming

Added: 08/10/2017

 

This edited volume, entitled Conflict-sensitive climate change adaptation in Africa, focuses on conflict-sensitivity in climate change adaptation strategies and practices in Africa and brings together the voices of academics, practitioners and policymakers from across the globe and Africa. Key questions that frame the contributions are: how do climate change and/or climate...

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