Conflict Prevention

 

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Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Source: Global Environmental Politics , 2017

Author(s): Ken Conca, Joe Thwaites, and Goueun Lee

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Although claims about climate/conflict links remain contested, concerns that climate change will affect peace and security have gained traction in academic, activist, and policy circles. One set of pressures for responsive action has centered on the UN Security Council, which has held several often-contentious debates on the topic. Whether the...

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The Determinants of Environmental Migrants' Conflict Perception

The Determinants of Environmental Migrants' Conflict Perception

Source: University of Essex , 2017

Author(s): Vally Koubi, Tobias Bohmelt, Gabriele Spilker, and Lena Schaffer

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Migration is likely to be a key factor linking climate change and conflict. However, our understanding of the factors behind and consequences of migration is surprisingly limited. We take this shortcoming as a motivation for our research and study the relationship between environmental migration and conflict at the micro level....

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Black Sands, Green Plans and Vernacular (In)securities in the Contested Margins of South-western Madagascar

Black Sands, Green Plans and Vernacular (In)securities in the Contested Margins of South-western Madagascar

Source: Peacebuilding, 2017

Author(s): Amber Huff

Countries: Madagascar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2017

 

This article explores a contradiction at the heart of the environmental security–development nexus by bringing conceptual and political logics of environmental security into critical dialogue with vernaculars of security and insecurity in the ‘margins’ of rural southwestern Madagascar. The analysis presented here highlights important ways in which state–society relations are...

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A Future for Israeli-Palestinian Peacebuilding

A Future for Israeli-Palestinian Peacebuilding

Source: Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre, 2017

Author(s): Ned Lazarus

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Peace Agreements

Added: 07/08/2017

 

In today’s polarised Israel-Palestine debate, there are two propositions to which all sides might agree: June 2017 marked 50 years of Israeli military rule over the West Bank and the Palestinian population, and nothing in Israeli, Palestinian, regional or international politics indicates any imminent change in the situation. The collapse...

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Current and Future Challenges Facing Transboundary River Basin Management

Current and Future Challenges Facing Transboundary River Basin Management

Source: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2013

Author(s): Mark Zeitoun, Marisa Goulden, and David Tickner

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

Added: 31/07/2017

 

This review employs academic and policy literature to gage the relative importance and concerns associated with the main challenges facing the management of transboundary river basins: increasing pressures; management and policy that has not kept pace with a broadened set of actors; the influence of climate change; and the politics...

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A Main Driver or an Intermediate Variable? Climate Change, Water and Security in the Middle East

A Main Driver or an Intermediate Variable? Climate Change, Water and Security in the Middle East

Source: Global Environmental Change, 2017

Author(s): Eran Feitelsona and Amit Tubi

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

Added: 31/07/2017

 

The nexus between climate change and violent conflict is at the center of intensifying political and academic debate. Yet research on the extent and strength of this relationship remains inconclusive and much of the literature is largely empirical, lacking a sufficient theoretical underpinning. This study advances a conceptual framework linking...

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The Sendai Framework for Risk Reduction as a Tool for Conflict Prevention

The Sendai Framework for Risk Reduction as a Tool for Conflict Prevention

Source: Social Science Research Council, 2017

Author(s): Sabrina Stein and Colin Walch

Topics: Conflict Prevention

Added: 22/07/2017

 

CPPF’s Sabrina Stein and consultant Colin Walch (Uppsala University) produced a paper titled ““The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction as a tool for conflict prevention.” The paper examines the conflict-disaster risk nexus and tries to identify parallels between the two agendas, arguing that DRR can be an important tool...

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Climate Change, Migration, and Human Rights: Law and Policy Perspectives (Chapter in "Climate Migration and Conflicts: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?")

Climate Change, Migration, and Human Rights: Law and Policy Perspectives (Chapter in "Climate Migration and Conflicts: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?")

Source: Routledge, 2017

Author(s): Lennart Olsson

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Climate Change already having serious impacts on the lives of millions of people across the world. These impacts are not only ecological, but also social, economic and legal. Among the most significant of such impacts is climate change-induced migration. The implications of this on human rights raise pressing questions, which...

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Urban Land Conflict in the Global South: Towards an Analytical Framework

Urban Land Conflict in the Global South: Towards an Analytical Framework

Source: Urban Studies, 2016

Author(s): Melanie Lombard and Carole Rakodi

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Land

Added: 12/07/2017

 

In cities of the Global South, access to land is a pressing concern. Typically neither states nor markets provide suitable land for all users, especially low-income households. In the context of urban growth and inequality, acute competition for land and the regulatory failures of states often result in conflict, which...

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Perceptions of Environmental Justice and the Conflict Surrounding Large Carnivore Management in Norway — Implications for Conflict Management

Perceptions of Environmental Justice and the Conflict Surrounding Large Carnivore Management in Norway — Implications for Conflict Management

Source: Biological Conservation, 2016

Author(s): Kim S. Jacobsen and John D.C. Linnell

Countries: Norway

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Human-wildlife conflict is increasingly being recognised as containing strong elements of social conflict. The extent to which stakeholders regard a management system as being just and fair is a key social dimension of conflict. This paper investigates the perceptions of justice regarding the carnivore conflict in Norway among sheep farmers,...

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