Conflict Prevention

 

There are 352 items related to Conflict Prevention. Items are listed by date added.

 

Conflict-Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Pecebuilding: Resource Pack

Conflict-Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Pecebuilding: Resource Pack

Source: Conflict Sensitivity Consortium, 2004

Countries: Kenya, Sri Lanka, Uganda

Topics: Conflict Prevention

Added: 13/03/2014

 

Over the last decade there has been a growing realisation that humanitarian assistance sometimes feeds conflict rather than alleviates it, and that development aid sometimes exacerbates tensions. This has led to the development of tools to understand the relationship between programming and conflict.   This Resource Pack seeks to document current practice,available frameworks and lessons learned. At...

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Illicit Drugs and Peace Negotiations in Colombia: Challenges for the Government and the FARC

Illicit Drugs and Peace Negotiations in Colombia: Challenges for the Government and the FARC

Source: Mónica Serrano, Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, 2014

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/03/2014

 

This expert analysis critically assesses the political implications of the inclusion of the issue of illicit drugs in Colombia’s peace negotiations. It considers the ways in which the parties have approached the drug problem and lays out some of the critical questions regarding drug policy options. It also discusses what...

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Conflict Trade: Regulating Illicit Flows to and from War

Conflict Trade: Regulating Illicit Flows to and from War

Source: Mark B. Taylor (NOREF), 2013

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/03/2014

 

This expert analysis note describes an emerging approach to regulating illicit flows of goods to and from conflict zones. The approach, based on norms of national and international law defining business due diligence, is well suited for dilemmas posed by war economies. Due diligence offers the possibility of excluding goods...

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Conflict Financing: What’s Wrong with War Economies?

Conflict Financing: What’s Wrong with War Economies?

Source: Mark B. Taylor (NOREF), 2013

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Economic Recovery

Added: 05/03/2014

 

This report describes an approach to engaging in war economies in which informal economies meet irregular armed violence. International responses to the economic dimensions of conflict and peacebuilding have been hampered by a confusion of approaches and the complexity of the realities of armed conflict or widespread violence. The conflict-financing...

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Climate Change and Conflict in Africa and Latin America: Findings and Preliminary Lessons from Uganda, Ethiopia, and Peru

Climate Change and Conflict in Africa and Latin America: Findings and Preliminary Lessons from Uganda, Ethiopia, and Peru

Source: USAID, African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change Project, 2013

Countries: Peru, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Land, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/02/2014

 

Three preliminary country case studies were conducted with two main purposes: 1) to help fill the gap in knowledge regarding how climate-related vulnerabilities interact with the dynamics of fragility, instability, and conflict in specific selected locations around the world; and 2) to identify target areas and opportunities for USAID to...

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Local-Level Agreements in Darfur

Local-Level Agreements in Darfur

Source: UNEP, 2014

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 12/02/2014

 

This report looks beyond international driven peacebuilding initiatives to the locally owned bottom-up efforts and building peace in Darfur.  The report was researched in Darfur by Darfuri natural resource and peacebuilding and drafted by a livelihood and conflict expert with considerable experience in Darfur.  The agreements the report discusses address...

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Bougainville Stability Desk Study

Bougainville Stability Desk Study

Source: United States Agency for International Development, 2013

Countries: Papua New Guinea

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

Added: 11/02/2014

 

The peace process in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, is widely recognized as a successful peacebuilding effort; yet the post-conflict order remains fragile. The legacy of the war is still apparent: armed groups remain outside the peace process; reconciliation of local conflicts is unfinished; political development and economic recovery has been...

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Sudan’s Spreading Conflict: The Limits of Darfur’s Peace Process

Sudan’s Spreading Conflict: The Limits of Darfur’s Peace Process

Source: International Crisis Group, 2014

Countries: Sudan

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

Added: 10/02/2014

 

This report from the International Crisis Group contains summary and analysis of recent developments in the Darfur peace process, and includes recommendations for the government of Sudan and for international actors. The violence in Darfur’s decade-old war spiked in 2013, as the mostly Arab militias initially armed by the government to...

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Ending Conflict & Building Peace in Africa: A Call to Action

Ending Conflict & Building Peace in Africa: A Call to Action

Source: African Development Bank, 2014

Countries: Burundi, CAR, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan

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

Added: 06/02/2014

 

The High-Level Panel on Fragile States in Africa was established on the initiative of President Kaberuka of the African Development Bank (AfDB or ‘the Bank’). Under the leadership of Her Excellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia, the Panel was asked to review the likely sources of fragility in Africa in...

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Encouraging Peace-building Through Better Natural Resource Management

Encouraging Peace-building Through Better Natural Resource Management

Source: Oli Brown (Chatham House), 2013

Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Syria

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 23/12/2013

 

Natural resources such as conflict diamonds and illegal timber are known to trigger and prolong armed violence. What is less discussed is the contribution that effective and accountable environmental and natural resource management (NRM) can make to peace-building. Countries emerging from conflict face a range of complex environmental and natural...

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