Conflict Prevention

 

There are 373 items related to Conflict Prevention. Items are listed by date added.

 

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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The Water Security Concept--Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation in the Middle East

The Water Security Concept--Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation in the Middle East

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2017

Author(s): Gidon Bromberg and Giulia Giordano

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

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

Added: 12/07/2017

 

The concept of water security has attracted growing attention in the past few years. Multiple definitions can be found in both policy and academic literature, spurring a debate on the different approaches and framings of water security. Such definitions generally tend to highlight issues of access and quantity but have...

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Climate Change Implications for Security - What Options for Policy? [Video]

Climate Change Implications for Security - What Options for Policy? [Video]

Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 2016

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention

Added: 06/07/2017

 

Climate change is widely recognized as one of the major forces shaping the future. It is also an example of how human actions fundamentally affect the basic physical processes of the world with potentially disastrous consequences for human societies.Given the profound impact of climate change, it is increasingly being viewed...

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Oil Export, External Prewar Support for the Government, and Civil Conflict Onset

Oil Export, External Prewar Support for the Government, and Civil Conflict Onset

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2017

Author(s): Jungmoo Woo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 01/07/2017

 

The literature on civil war onset focuses on the effect of oil on domestic actors but relatively little suggests its effect on external actors who can intervene in an oil-producing state, although most revenues of oil-producing states are generated by their oil export to other states. This article advances a...

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Environment, Conflict and Cooperation Factbook

Environment, Conflict and Cooperation Factbook

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/07/2017

 

This website offers a platform for exchange on environment, conflict, and cooperation (ECC). It aims to foster sustainable peace and development by gathering knowledge on environmental conflict and cooperation as well as by creating networks among stakeholders from the development, environment, foreign and security communities worldwide. Environmental aspects are increasingly recognised...

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Climate Security at Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 [Video]

Climate Security at Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 [Video]

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 01/07/2017

 

With a focus on ‘Sustaining peace: what works?’, the 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development from 3-4 May gathered a wide range of interesting stakeholders active in peacebuilding, development, climate change, humanitarian work and foreign policy. The aim was to identify good practices in peacebuilding interventions and approaches that...

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