Conflict Prevention

 

There are 379 items related to Conflict Prevention. Items are listed by date added.

 

Kitchen as the New Venue of Foreign Policy

Kitchen as the New Venue of Foreign Policy

Source: Conflict Cuisine Project, 2016

Author(s): Johanna Mendelson-Forman

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Conflict Cuisine examines the nexus of food and war. Included in this study is the practice of culinary diplomacy and gastrodiplomacy by governments and citizens of countries that have experienced war or conflict. In diplomatic terms, Conflict Cuisine and the use of food to persuade and educate is a form...

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International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use across Political Boundaries

International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use across Political Boundaries

Source: University of California Press , 2016

Author(s): Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

International Water Scarcity and Variability considers international water management challenges created by water scarcity and environmental change. Although media coverage and some scholars tend to cast natural resource shortages as leading inexorably toward armed conflict and war, Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar demonstrate that there are many examples of and mechanisms...

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Shell–NGO Partnership and Peace in Nigeria: Critical Insights and Implications

Shell–NGO Partnership and Peace in Nigeria: Critical Insights and Implications

Source: Sage Journals, 2017

Author(s): Uwafiokun Idemudia

Countries: Nigeria

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

Added: 26/09/2017

 

The recent efforts to better understand how businesses can contribute to peace in conflict zones suggest that partnerships can be an effective vehicle for corporate peacebuilding. However, empirical analyses of how partnerships contribute to peace remain limited. Drawing on the differences among cultural, structural, and direct violence, this article examines...

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Lake Chad – Tackling Climate-Fragility Risks [Video]

Lake Chad – Tackling Climate-Fragility Risks [Video]

Source: aDelphi, 2017

Author(s): Stella Schaller, Janani Vivekananda, Stephan Wolters, Christopher Stolzenberg, and Paul-Müller Hahl

Countries: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria

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

Added: 26/09/2017

 

The world’s most extensive humanitarian crisis since 1945 is currently playing out in the four countries that surround Lake Chad: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. Multiple stressors converge in the region. Unemployment, violent insurgencies, poverty and depleting resources interact with climate change and create a perfect storm of climate-fragility risks....

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Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Source: UN General Assembly, 2017

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/09/2017

 

The world is not on track to eradicate hunger and malnutrition by 2030. Scarce and unsustainably managed natural resources, combined with insecure and uneven tenure rights for smallholders, are severely affecting vulnerable populations in rural areas. Climate change, drought, political instability and conflict are threats to food security in many...

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The Fifth Column:  Understanding the Relationship between Corruption and Conflict

The Fifth Column: Understanding the Relationship between Corruption and Conflict

Source: Transparancy International, 2017

Author(s): Karolina MacLachlan, Dave Allen, Tobias Bock, Katherine Dixon, Rebecca Graves, Hilary Hurd, and Leah Wawro

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Programming

Added: 13/09/2017

 

At the end of the last century, the Western foreign policy consensus was that increases in global wealth, a more interconnected world, and ever greater levels of citizen participation in democratic economies would drive international politics towards a more just, open, and prosperous global order. But the assumed progress towards...

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National Security and the Accelerating Risk of Climate Change

National Security and the Accelerating Risk of Climate Change

Source: Elementa, 2017

Author(s): Lee Gunn

Countries: United States of America

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Since 2006, retired U.S. admirals and generals have been examining our changing physical world and assessing the impact of those changes on the security of the nation. A Military Advisory Board (MAB, convened by the CNA Corporation, a non-profit research and analysis institution that operates the Center for Naval Analyses...

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Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities: Building Resiliency and Mitigating Vulnerability in the Balkan Region

Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities: Building Resiliency and Mitigating Vulnerability in the Balkan Region

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Orlin Nikolov and Swathi Veeravalli

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance

Added: 07/09/2017

 

This volume provides preliminary recommendations on ways to educate and develop experience-based expertise among disaster response, security and other professionals from diverse backgrounds, whose current and future interests relate to crisis management. The book takes a multidisciplinary approach to improving regional security cooperation and to addressing the complex issues of climate change...

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Sustainability, Ethics and War

Sustainability, Ethics and War

Source: Canadian Military Journal, 2017

Author(s): Peter Denton

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/09/2017

 

As we mark the centenary of the Great War (1914–1918), it is hard not to think that every generation faces its own unique challenge, its own defining struggle. For our generation, it is to create the foundations for a sustainable future in the midst of a climate-changing world. Other generations...

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Resources, Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Resources, Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Source: Lund University, 2014

Author(s): Ulf Johansson Dahre

Countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan

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

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The 12th SIRC conference on the Horn of Africa was held in Lund, August 23-25, 2013. The conference focused on the issue of natural resources, peace and conflict. The main objective of the conference was to provide a forum for those engaged in this issue and bring the agonizing and...

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