Conflict Prevention

 

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The Past, Present, and Future of Water Conflict and International Security

The Past, Present, and Future of Water Conflict and International Security

Source: Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education , 2012

Author(s): David K. Kreamer

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/02/2017

 

 Water stress and scarcity has affected, and will continue to affect, the stability of communities. An overview of global water security challenges indicates profound difficulties and potential flashpoints. There are many examples of struggles in supplying clean water throughout the world, and how water has been both a strategic tool...

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New "Backdraft" Podcast Series, on the Peace and Conflict Consequences of Climate Responses [Audio]

New "Backdraft" Podcast Series, on the Peace and Conflict Consequences of Climate Responses [Audio]

Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/02/2017

 

The science is clear: To prevent major disruption, the global community must take steps to address climate change. But it is also increasingly clear that efforts to address climate change can have major effects on societies that are not always anticipated. The “backdraft” initiative at the Wilson Center is an effort...

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Developing Transboundary Water Resources: What Perspectives for Cooperation between Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan

Developing Transboundary Water Resources: What Perspectives for Cooperation between Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan

Source: EU/AREU, 2016

Author(s): Vincent Thomas, Mujib Ahmad Azizi, and Khalid Behzad

Countries: Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Since the fall of the Taliban, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) has been actively trying to resume its hydraulic mission that was put on hold in the late 1970s. Improving water control through the construction of dams has been described by the GIRoA as a silver...

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The Current Situation in Afghanistan

The Current Situation in Afghanistan

Source: USIP, 2017

Author(s): USIP

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

USIP works with local and international partners, both in government and from civil society, to address the immediate political crisis and underlying drivers of conflict. The Institute supports Afghan government agencies to strengthen the rule of law, reduce violent extremism, and build peacemaking skills across the country. The Institute strengthens...

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The Role of Indigenous Communities in Environmental Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Jonglei Canal

The Role of Indigenous Communities in Environmental Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Jonglei Canal

Source: University of Nairobi , 2016

Author(s): Deng Garang Akech Daniel

Countries: South Sudan

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

Added: 01/02/2017

 

The study examines the role of indigenous community in environmental conflict management by taking Jonglei Canal in South Sudan as a case study. The study begins by providing a background to environmental conflicts in Jonglei Canal, then reviews the methods used by the indigenous community to resolve environmental conflicts in...

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Role of Early Warning Systems in Conflict Prevention in Africa: Case Study of the Ilemi Triangle

Role of Early Warning Systems in Conflict Prevention in Africa: Case Study of the Ilemi Triangle

Source: University of Nairobi , 2016

Author(s): Peterlinus Ouma Odote

Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Over two hundred years ago, Immanuel Kant anticipated that nature‘s long run secret plan for mankind was ―to bring forth a perfectly constituted (republican) state as the only condition in which capacities of mankind can be fully developed, and the external relation among states which is perfectly adequate to this...

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Community Based Conflict Reduction and Peacebuilding in Kebkabiya, North Darfur

Community Based Conflict Reduction and Peacebuilding in Kebkabiya, North Darfur

Source: Imperial College, 2015

Author(s): Helena Wright

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Climate change is expected to lead to increasing competition for and conflict over natural resources, particularly water and land. The ability of communities to resolve these conflicts is therefore an adaptive capacity.  Kebakabiya in North Darfur is one of the region’s most important agricultural areas, traversed by one of the longest...

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Environment and Security

Environment and Security

Source: Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 2008

Author(s): Sanjeev Khagram and Saleem Ali

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

A broadening research program focused on environment and security emerged over the past 30 years. But the meaning and operationalization of environment and security have been an implicit and increasingly explicit part of the scholarly debate. Approaches range from the more specific focus on the linkages between environmental change and...

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Beyond Water Security: Asecuritisation and Identity in Cyprus

Beyond Water Security: Asecuritisation and Identity in Cyprus

Source: International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law, and Economics, 2015

Author(s): Dimitrios Zikos, Alevgul H. Sorman, and Marisa Lau

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

Forty years after the division of Cyprus, the unstable political agenda still prevents a meaningful bi-communal discourse on the joint management of natural resources, especially water, a vital resource for all islanders. Until now, both communities have deployed unilateral, tactical methods to securitise the water discourse by linking it to high...

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Substitutability, Securisation, and Hydro-Hegemony: Ontological and Strategic Sequencing In Shared River Relations

Substitutability, Securisation, and Hydro-Hegemony: Ontological and Strategic Sequencing In Shared River Relations

Source: Conflict, Security & Development, 2015

Author(s): Gary Winslett

Countries: Syria, Turkey

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

When a river passes through multiple states, to what extent are those states able to co-operate over or come into conflict over that shared water source? To address this question, I build on previous literature that emphasised benefit sharing, securitisation narratives and basin-level hydro-hegemony to advance an ontologically and strategically...

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