Conflict Prevention

 

There are 342 items related to Conflict Prevention. Items are listed by date added.

 

Post-conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resources

Post-conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resources

Source: Bruch, C., D. Jensen, M. Nakayama, J. Unruh, R. Gruby, and R. Wolfarth (Yearbook of International Environmental Law), 2008

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Natural resource management increasingly plays a pivotal role in the transition of post-confl ict societies towards a lasting peace. This role is not limited to societies where confl ict has been directly fueled by high-value natural resources such as timber or minerals. Unresolved issues surrounding land tenure administration can reignite...

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Conflict-Sensitive Conservation: Practitioners' Manual

Conflict-Sensitive Conservation: Practitioners' Manual

Source: Anne Hammill, Alec Crawford, Robert Craig, Robert Malpas, Richard Matthew (IISD), 2009

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The Albertine Rift is one of the most biodiverse and ecologically unique regions of Africa. Sadly it has also been the site of some of the world's most violent conflicts in recent history. This turbulent context can pose a range of risks and opportunities to conservationists who are managing resources...

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The Political Ecology of War: Natural Resources and Armed Conflicts

The Political Ecology of War: Natural Resources and Armed Conflicts

Source: Philippe Le Billion, 2001

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Throughout the 1990s, many armed groups have relied on revenues from natural resources such as oil, timber, or gems to substitute for dwindling Cold War sponsorship. Resources not only financed, but in some cases motivated conflicts, and shaped strategies of power based on the commercialisation of armed conflict and the...

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Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy

Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy

Source: Paul Collier (World Bank), 2003

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Most wars are now civil wars. Even though international wars attract enormous global attention, they have become infrequent and brief. Civil wars usually attract less attention, but they have become increasingly common and typically go on for years. This report argues that civil war is now an important issue for...

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Trade, Aid and Security: An Agenda for Peace and Development

Trade, Aid and Security: An Agenda for Peace and Development

Source: Editors: Oli Brown, Mark Halle, Sonia Peña Moreno and Sebastian Winkler (IISD and IUCN), 2007

Countries: Afghanistan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Iraq, Afghanistan, Darfur. All resonate loudly on the international stage, exposing and illustrating the intractable links among global security, war and conflict, the control over natural resources—be they oil, water, timber or "conflict diamonds"—and the deployment of aid money and the manipulation of international trade policies. This volume, written by...

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Haiti-Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone

Haiti-Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone

Source: UNEP, 2013

Countries: Haiti

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 09/11/2013

 

Haiti-Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of an 18 month long assessment of the border between the two countries that share the Caribbean island of Hispaniola – Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and the Dominican Republic, a middle-income...

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Conserving the Peace: Resources, Livelihoods and Security

Conserving the Peace: Resources, Livelihoods and Security

Source: Editors: Mark Halle, Richard Matthew, Jason Switzer (IISD and IUCN), 2003

Countries: Haiti, Indonesia, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Rwanda, Zimbabwe

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods

Added: 09/11/2013

 

In the space of a very few months, conflict prevention and resolution have become the central questions on the desks of ministers and civil servants. Yet the nature of the conflicts we face today differs fundamentally from the competition between nations that shook the world six decades ago. Today’s conflicts...

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Natural Resources and Violent Conflict: Options and Actions

Natural Resources and Violent Conflict: Options and Actions

Source: Ian Bannon and Paul Collier (World Bank), 2003

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 09/11/2013

 

Violent conflict can spell catastrophe for developing countries and their neighbors, stunting and even reversing the course of economic growth. Recent World Bank research on the causes of conflict and civil war finds that the countries most likely to be blighted by conflict are those whose economies depend heavily on...

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Land and Conflict Prevention

Land and Conflict Prevention

Source: John W. Bruce with Sally Holt (Initiative for Quiet Diplomacy), 2011

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land

Added: 09/11/2013

 

Conflicts over land are not always the precursor to violence. Indeed they can be a positive force for catalytic change—when access is provided for the previously landless poor, for example. But, it is essential that they are actively and effectively managed to ensure peace is reinforced rather than threatened.Conflicts tend...

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Conflict-Sensitive Business Practice: Towards the Integration of Conflict Assessment and Prevention in Extractive Industry Practice

Source: R. Goldwyn and J. Switzer, 2004

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 09/11/2013

 

For oil, gas and mining companies operating in areas of potential or open conflict, there are clear bottom-line and ethical drivers compelling them to manage their operations in such a way to avoid aggravating or triggering violence at the local and national levels. As the easy sources of valuable natural...

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