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Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Source: Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Journal, 2015

Author(s): Leonardo Orlando

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

There is a general consensus among experts that water scarcity in the twenty-first century will seriously threaten world peace. As it is essential for virtually all domestic, agricultural and industrial uses, as well as for maintaining ecological balance, water is the fundamental pillar of socioeconomic, cultural, political, and environmental development....

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Climate Change in a Small Transboundary Tributary of the Syr Darya Calls for Effective Cooperation and Adaptation

Climate Change in a Small Transboundary Tributary of the Syr Darya Calls for Effective Cooperation and Adaptation

Source: Mountain Research and Development, 2012

Author(s): Dominic Stucker, Jusipbek Kazbekov, Murat Yakubov, and Kai Wegerich

Countries: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/06/2017

 

This article focuses on cooperative adaptation strategies at the community, water user association, district, and national levels along the Khojabakirgansai, a small transboundary tributary of the Syr Darya in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Data were collected in the basin through in-depth expert interviews, site visits, and household surveys, and were triangulated...

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Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Source: The Lancet, 2016

Author(s): Peter Stoett

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 05/06/2017

 

Global health catastrophes have complex origins, often rooted in social disruption, poverty, conflict, and environmental collapse. Avoiding them will require a new integrative analysis of the links between disease, armed conflict, and environmental degradation within a socioecological vulnerability and human security context. Exploring these connections was the aim of Avoiding Catastrophe:...

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Interconnections between Environment, Violence and Nonviolence

Interconnections between Environment, Violence and Nonviolence

Source: Visions for Sustainability, 2015

Author(s): Elena Camino, Lidia Larecchiuta, and Massimo Battaglia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation

Added: 05/06/2017

 

Johan Galtung is one of the fathers of Peace research (or Peace studies). In 1959 he founded the International Peace Research Institute (PRIO); in 1993 he was a founding member of TRANSCEND International, the global nonprofit network for Peace, Development and the Environment. Since 2000, he is Rector of TRANSCEND...

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Water Conflicts

Water Conflicts

Source: The International Encyclopedia of Geography, 2017

Author(s): Jacob D. Petersen-Perlman and Aaron T. Wolf

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/05/2017

 

The transboundary nature of water may lead to conflicts regarding its use. Yet, entities, both national and international, are more likely to cooperate over water than to engage in conflict. While the risk of water conflict may be exacerbated by several factors, institutional capacity, in the form of treaties or...

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Environmental Security and Its Implications for China's Foreign Relations

Environmental Security and Its Implications for China's Foreign Relations

Source: East West Center Working Paper , 2011

Author(s): Junko Mochizuki and Zhong Xiang Zhang

Countries: China

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/05/2017

 

China’s emerging standing in the world demands a major rethinking of its diplomatic strategies. Given its population size, geographical scale, economic power and military presence, China is praised to play a larger political role in the twenty-first century, and is thus perceived by the international community to have greater capacities,...

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Environmental Security?

Environmental Security?

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 1996

Author(s): Nina Græger

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 24/05/2017

 

The literature on 'environmental security' struggles with conceptual and methodological shortcomings, questioning the analytical value of the concept. Lodgaard and Westing claim that linking the environment to security - and thereby to 'high politics' - has created the political awareness and sense of urgency required to resolve environmental problems and...

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ASEAN's Environmental Challenges and Non-Traditional Security Cooperation: Towards a Regional Peacekeeping Force?

ASEAN's Environmental Challenges and Non-Traditional Security Cooperation: Towards a Regional Peacekeeping Force?

Source: Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies, 2014

Author(s): Borchers, Henning 

Topics: Cooperation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 24/05/2017

 

This article reflects on the prospect for an ASEAN peacekeeping force and regional security cooperation. I argue that progress on ‘soft’ security issues stands to facilitate a slow deepening of ‘hard’ security cooperation at the ASEAN level. Governments of ASEAN member states are still reluctant to develop a regional mechanism...

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The Indus II and Siachen Peace Park: Pushing the India–Pakistan Peace Process Forward

The Indus II and Siachen Peace Park: Pushing the India–Pakistan Peace Process Forward

Source: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs , 2009

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The peace process between India and Pakistan, which started in 2000, moved very slowly before coming to a standstill following the terror attack on Mumbai in November 2008. This article argues that both these two South Asian neighbours need to focus on new areas of bilateral cooperation, which might help...

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The Dilemma of Autonomy: Decentralization and Water Politics at the Subnational Level

The Dilemma of Autonomy: Decentralization and Water Politics at the Subnational Level

Source: Water International, 2017

Author(s): Scott M. Moore

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2017

 

This article develops a framework for understanding the role of subnational states in water politics in decentralized federal systems. First, that role has increased worldwide as a result of decentralization. Second, the quest for autonomy sometimes leads subnational officials to prefer weak forms of cooperation. Third, the interaction of subnational...

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