Conflict Prevention

 

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Redevelopment of Inland Water Transport for Post-conflict  Reconstruction in Southern Sudan

Redevelopment of Inland Water Transport for Post-conflict Reconstruction in Southern Sudan

Source: Mikio Ishiwatari, 2011

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 24/04/2014

 

This chapter refutes the widespread perception that IWT is a minor mode of transportation because of its disadvantages relative to land transport in terms of time and network scales. It first examines the use of IWT in Europe, the United States, Japan, and Korea, followed by a review of the...

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Disarmament, Demobilization,  Reintegration, and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration, and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Source: Mami Sato, 2011

Countries: Afghanistan

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

Added: 24/04/2014

 

Nearly two and a half decades of conflict are estimated to have left Afghanistan with more than 1 million dead and up to 6 million refugees. On December 5, 2001, the Agreement on Provisional Arrangements in Afghanistan Pending the Re-establishment of Permanent Government Institutions (Bonn Agreement) was adopted. The Bonn...

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Linking Environment and Conflict Prevention

Linking Environment and Conflict Prevention

Source: Simon A. Mason, Adrian Muller, Albrecht Schnabel, Rina Alluri, Christian Schmid, 2008

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 23/04/2014

 

This report examines the links between environment and violent conflict and explores the role of the UN in preventing conflicts related to environmental factors. The authors argue that different types of environment-related conflicts must be acknowledged in order to achieve appropriate responses from the UN and other actors. The report...

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Abyei Natural Resources Conflict

Abyei Natural Resources Conflict

Source: Muna A Abdalla, 2010

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 23/04/2014

 

This report explores the major factors underlying the violent conflict in the Abyei region of Sudan. It aims to produce policy relevant knowledge on the link between resources and conflict and to propose a general framework for action.

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Pakistan's Relations  with  India: Beyond Kashmir?

Pakistan's Relations with India: Beyond Kashmir?

Source: International Crisis Group, 2012

Countries: India, Kashmir, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/04/2014

 

In March 2011, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led government resumed the composite dialogue with India, with the rapid pace of its economic liberalisation program demonstrating political will to normalise bilateral relations. The November 2011 decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India by the end of 2012 is...

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Congo on the Come Up: Omekongo with JD Stier Lindsay Samakow [Video]

Congo on the Come Up: Omekongo with JD Stier Lindsay Samakow [Video]

Source: Omekongo Dibinga, 2014

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention

Added: 22/04/2014

 

NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Andy Mulumba, andActress Emmanuelle Chriqui star alongside Omekongo, JD Stier and Lindsay Samakow.

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Arbitrary Confiscation of Farmer’s Land by the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) Military Regime in Burma

Arbitrary Confiscation of Farmer’s Land by the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) Military Regime in Burma

Source: Dr. Nancy Hudson-Rodd and Sein Htay, 2008

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/04/2014

 

This research was framed by a human rights approach to development as pursued by Amartya Sen. Freedoms are not only the primary ends of development but they are the principle means of development. The research was informed by international obligations to human rights and was placed within a context of...

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Environmental Governance of Mining in Burma

Environmental Governance of Mining in Burma

Source: Matthew Smith, 2011

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 14/04/2014

 

This chapter is an analysis of environmental governance of mining in Burma. I argue that it is a top-down system, devoid of environmental protection and dominated by the elemental purpose of securing revenue. While far short of an exhaustive analysis of the environmental governance of mining in Burma, this chapter...

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Ceasefire Capitalism: Military–private Partnerships, Resource Concessions and Military–state Building in the Burma–China Borderlands

Ceasefire Capitalism: Military–private Partnerships, Resource Concessions and Military–state Building in the Burma–China Borderlands

Source: Kevin Woods, 2011

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 14/04/2014

 

Since ceasefire agreements were signed between the Burmese military government and ethnic political groups in the Burma–China borderlands in the early 1990s, violent waves of counterinsurgency development have replaced warfare to target politically-suspect, resource-rich, ethnic populated borderlands. The Burmese regime allocates land concessions in ceasefire zones as an explicit postwar...

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Global River Basin Management Experience to Support Sustainable Wadi Management in Sudan

Global River Basin Management Experience to Support Sustainable Wadi Management in Sudan

Source: UNEP, 2014

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Economic Recovery , Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/04/2014

 

In Sudan supporting the development of holistic approaches to water management contributes to priorities in increasing agricultural production and in reducing risks of conflict over natural resources. The availability of reliable water resources is a limiting factor on agricultural production in dry land areas. Therefore, enhancing sustainable water management is...

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