Conflict Prevention

 

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

 

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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Rising Tempers, Rising Temperatures: A Look at Climate Change, Migration  and Conflict and the Implications  for Youth in the Sahel Region

Rising Tempers, Rising Temperatures: A Look at Climate Change, Migration and Conflict and the Implications for Youth in the Sahel Region

Source: Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program and World Bank, 2014

Countries: Chad, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 07/04/2014

 

This paper investigates the causal chain between climate change, migration and conflict in the context of the Sahel region, with special focus on implications for the youth cohort living in the most vulnerable rural areas, and concludes with policy recommendations aimed at mitigation of the effects of climate variability and...

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Natural Resources and Peacebuilidng: Special Edition Newsletter

Natural Resources and Peacebuilidng: Special Edition Newsletter

Source: PBSO and UNEP, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 27/03/2014

 

In many post-conflict countries and fragile contexts, natural resources are a cornerstone for peacebuilding and development. The challenge lies in sustainably transforming a country’s natural assets into employment, livelihoods, revenues, infrastructure and state services without creating new sources of conflict or causing major environmental damage. This Special Issue Newsletter is...

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When Bonobos meet Guerillas: Preserving Biodiversity on the Battlefield

When Bonobos meet Guerillas: Preserving Biodiversity on the Battlefield

Source: Brendan Kearns, 2012

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Added: 20/03/2014

 

While the international community has undertaken serious efforts to curtail many of the activities that threaten the species,  the impact of armed hostilities remains largely unaddressed, despite evidence that the bonobo population density declined approximately 75 percent in certain regions after the recent civil wars. The conduct of military operations...

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Myanmar: Act Immediately to Protect Displaced People's Rights

Myanmar: Act Immediately to Protect Displaced People's Rights

Source: Michel Gabaudan and Melanie Teff, Refugees International, 2014

Countries: Myanmar, Sri Lanka

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Humanitarian Assistance, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 19/03/2014

 

As Myanmar continues its renewed engagement with the international community, it must begin to address the serious violations of the rights of ethnic minorities that plague the country. Nearly two years after violence erupted in June 2012, almost 140,000 Muslims (primarily Rohingyas) remain displaced in Rakhine State in conditions of...

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