Conflict Prevention

 

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Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Source: Ecologist, 2017

Author(s): Forest Ray

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Colombia stands at a crossroads. The Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) recently signed a peace accord, signaling an end to the Western Hemisphere's longest running war. The deal was signed with extensive international assistance, particularly from the United States, whose continued financial and military aid...

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Europe’s Twenty‑first Century Challenge: Climate Change, Migration and Security

Europe’s Twenty‑first Century Challenge: Climate Change, Migration and Security

Source: European View, 2016

Author(s): Michael Werz and Max Hoffman 

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Most of the refugees arriving in Europe are fleeing civil war and unrest. However, it is important to recognise how the second-order effects of climate change—which can undermine agriculture and increase competition for water and food resources—are contributing to instability and decisions to migrate. While migratory decisions are complex, climate...

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Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Source: Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Journal, 2015

Author(s): Leonardo Orlando

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

There is a general consensus among experts that water scarcity in the twenty-first century will seriously threaten world peace. As it is essential for virtually all domestic, agricultural and industrial uses, as well as for maintaining ecological balance, water is the fundamental pillar of socioeconomic, cultural, political, and environmental development....

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The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

Source: Global Policy, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 19/06/2017

 

For the past decade, western public discourse and the policy world have become increasingly concerned about ‘irregular’ migration and, to a slightly lesser extent perhaps, what driving role conflict and climate change play in triggering it. Addressing the causes and effects requires having a better understanding of the impacts that...

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Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene

Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene

Source: Center for Climate and Security, 2017

Author(s): Caitlin E. Werrell and Francesco Femia

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/06/2017

 

Multilateral political treaties. Just-in-time supply chains. Internet server infrastructure. Each of these illustrates the complex web of interdependence and reciprocity in our globalized society. The threats and challenges that confront it are often just as complex, with climate change being a particularly wicked problem, as uncertainties are many, impacts are...

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Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Source: The Lancet, 2016

Author(s): Peter Stoett

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 05/06/2017

 

Global health catastrophes have complex origins, often rooted in social disruption, poverty, conflict, and environmental collapse. Avoiding them will require a new integrative analysis of the links between disease, armed conflict, and environmental degradation within a socioecological vulnerability and human security context. Exploring these connections was the aim of Avoiding Catastrophe:...

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Climate Change and Conflict for Water a Threat to Peace and Security in South Asia

Climate Change and Conflict for Water a Threat to Peace and Security in South Asia

Source: Mahima Research Foundation and Social Welfare, 2016

Author(s): Abhaya K. Singh

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/06/2017

 

There is a popular, tongue-in-cheek saying in America attributed to the writer Mark Twain, who lived through the early phase of the California Water Wars that “whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over.” It highlights the consequences, even if somewhat apocryphally, as ever-scarcer water resources create a...

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Integrating Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development Policies in Least Developed Countries

Integrating Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development Policies in Least Developed Countries

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2017

Author(s): Jacob Assa

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Economic Recovery , Programming

Added: 05/06/2017

 

The least developed countries (LDCs) have recently been referred to as the battleground on which the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be won or lost. Figuratively this suggests that the LDCs will serve as a litmus test for meeting the SDGs, but a more literal interpretation might imply that conflicts...

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Interconnections between Environment, Violence and Nonviolence

Interconnections between Environment, Violence and Nonviolence

Source: Visions for Sustainability, 2015

Author(s): Elena Camino, Lidia Larecchiuta, and Massimo Battaglia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation

Added: 05/06/2017

 

Johan Galtung is one of the fathers of Peace research (or Peace studies). In 1959 he founded the International Peace Research Institute (PRIO); in 1993 he was a founding member of TRANSCEND International, the global nonprofit network for Peace, Development and the Environment. Since 2000, he is Rector of TRANSCEND...

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Land, Political Subjectivity and Conflict in Post-CPA Southern Sudan

Land, Political Subjectivity and Conflict in Post-CPA Southern Sudan

Source: Journal of Eastern African Studies, 2015

Author(s): Andreas T. Hirblinger

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land

Added: 01/06/2017

 

While South Sudan's independence formally marks the beginning of a new era, the recent relapse into violence raises important questions about the continuous impact of the post-colonial trajectories through which the country has become defined. This article discusses such impact by asking about the kind of political subjectivity which has...

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