Cooperation

 

There are 269 items related to Cooperation. Items are listed by date added.

 

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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Land Policy in Africa: West Africa Regional Assessment

Land Policy in Africa: West Africa Regional Assessment

Source: The African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), 2011

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/02/2014

 

The African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), acting as a consortium, have launched a joint initiative to develop a land policy framework in Africa to strengthen land rights, enhance productivity and secure livelihoods. Working in close collaboration with...

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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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Conflict and Co-existence in the Extractive Industries

Conflict and Co-existence in the Extractive Industries

Source: Paul Stevens, Jaakko Kooroshy, Glada Lahn and Bernice Lee (Chatham House), 2013

Countries: Mozambique, Papua New Guinea

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 23/12/2013

 

The purpose of the report is to provide both host-country and company stakeholders in the extractives sector with a clearer understanding of the characteristics of the relationship between companies and host governments, and the factors that cause and influence disputes between them. The report re-examines the potential for and likelihood...

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Transboundary Protected Areas for Peace and Co-operation

Transboundary Protected Areas for Peace and Co-operation

Source: Trevor Sandwith, Claire Shrine, Lawrence Hamilton, and David Sheppard (IUCN), 2001

Topics: Cooperation, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/11/2013

 

Protected areas are vital for life on earth. They safeguard biological and cultural diversity, help to improve the livelihoods of local communities, provide the homelands for many indigenous peoples and bring countless benefits to society at large. It is now generally understood that conservation planning cannot just be site-specific; plants...

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Shared Waters: Conflict and Cooperation

Shared Waters: Conflict and Cooperation

Source: Aaron T. Wolf , 2007

Countries: Cambodia, India, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

This review examines the state of conflict and cooperation over transboundary water resources from an environmental, political, and human development perspective. Although the potential for outright war between countries over water is low, cooperation is also often missing in disputes over transboundary resources.

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The Mesopotamian Marshlands: Demise of an Ecosystem

The Mesopotamian Marshlands: Demise of an Ecosystem

Source: Hassan Partow (UNEP), 2000

Countries: Iraq, Kuwait, Syria, Turkey

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 10/11/2013

 

UNEP Study Sounds Alarm about the Disappearance of the Mesopotamian Marshlands Despite intermittent warnings against the imminent decline of the Mesopotamian marshlands, there has been little immediate action to avoid such a fate. Iraq's difficult situation in the past decade has limited access to and hindered monitoring of events in...

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Chapter 8: Building Peace Through Environmental Cooperation

Chapter 8: Building Peace Through Environmental Cooperation

Source: Ken Conca, Alexander Carius, and Geoffrey D. Dabelko (Worldwatch Institute), 2005

Topics: Assessment, Cooperation, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

A growing array of initiatives—including peace parks, shared river basin management plans, regional seas agreements, and joint environmental monitoring programs—blend ecology and politics in the service of peace. Environmental peacemaking uses cooperative efforts to manage environmental resources as a way to transform insecurities and create more peaceful relations between parties...

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Understanding Environment, Conflict and Cooperation

Understanding Environment, Conflict and Cooperation

Source: UNEP, 2004

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The present document represents UNEP’s response to the growing worldwide interest in further exploring the environment and security nexus and the contribution of timely and credible assessments to conflict prevention. In our consultations in January 2004, governments identified as a priority the need for scientific assessments of the link between...

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Water, Conflict and Cooperation

Water, Conflict and Cooperation

Source: Carius, A., J. Dabelko, and A.T. Wolf (ECSP Report), 2004

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Water poses both a threat and an opportunity for the UN system. Increasing scarcity of clean fresh water impedes development, undercuts human health, and plays critical roles along the conflict continuum between and within states. While rarely (if ever) starting a war between states, water allocation is often a key...

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