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Oil Export, External Prewar Support for the Government, and Civil Conflict Onset

Oil Export, External Prewar Support for the Government, and Civil Conflict Onset

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2017

Author(s): Jungmoo Woo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 01/07/2017

 

The literature on civil war onset focuses on the effect of oil on domestic actors but relatively little suggests its effect on external actors who can intervene in an oil-producing state, although most revenues of oil-producing states are generated by their oil export to other states. This article advances a...

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Timor-Leste: Water Governance Thwarts Peace-Building and Development

Timor-Leste: Water Governance Thwarts Peace-Building and Development

Source: Future Directions International, 2016

Author(s): Christopher Ryan

Countries: Timor-Leste

Topics: Basic Services, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Ineffective water governance in Timor-Leste has facilitated the increase of water-borne diseases while simultaneously promoting malnutrition. As a result, stunted growth affects over 50 per cent of the Timorese population, just behind the African countries of Niger and Burundi as the worst in the world. Water-borne diseases, furthermore, remain a...

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At the Root of Exodus: Food Security, Conflict and International Migration

At the Root of Exodus: Food Security, Conflict and International Migration

Source: World Food Programme, 2017

Author(s): Claudia Ah Poe, Luka Biong Deng Kuol, Rossella Bottone, Calogero Di Gloria, Katrina Frappier, Valerio Giuffrida, Nigussie Tefera, Aysha Twose, Susanna Sandström, and Cecilia Signorini

Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Syria, the Gambia, Turkey

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/07/2017

 

As an international actor in addressing food insecurity among refugees and other migrants, the World Food Programme (WFP) has undertaken a research study to determine the role that food security plays in crossborder migration. Given the dearth of data on this topic, the WFP study sought to answer some of...

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Climate-Related Security Risks: Towards an Integrated Approach

Climate-Related Security Risks: Towards an Integrated Approach

Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 2016

Author(s): Malin Mobjörk, Maria-Therese Gustafsson, Hannes Sonnsjö, Sebastian van Baalen, Lisa Maria Dellmuth, and Niklas Bremberg

Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Sweden

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 01/07/2017

 

This report provides an overview of climate-related security risks and policy responses for addressing those risks. It does this by, fi rst, analysing six thematic areas in which climate change can pose security risks, and then investigating how policy organizations integrate climate-related security risks into their policies and practical work....

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Environment, Conflict and Cooperation Factbook

Environment, Conflict and Cooperation Factbook

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/07/2017

 

This website offers a platform for exchange on environment, conflict, and cooperation (ECC). It aims to foster sustainable peace and development by gathering knowledge on environmental conflict and cooperation as well as by creating networks among stakeholders from the development, environment, foreign and security communities worldwide. Environmental aspects are increasingly recognised...

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How Climate Change Influences Geopolitics – Interview with Francesco Femia [Video]

How Climate Change Influences Geopolitics – Interview with Francesco Femia [Video]

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Climate change can have severe impacts on security. In this interview, Francesco Femia, Co-Founder and President at the Center for Climate and Security, explains how climate change can exacerbate already existing drivers of migration, such as food or water stress, creating major migration flows that can have a significant regional...

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Climate Security at Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 [Video]

Climate Security at Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 [Video]

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 01/07/2017

 

With a focus on ‘Sustaining peace: what works?’, the 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development from 3-4 May gathered a wide range of interesting stakeholders active in peacebuilding, development, climate change, humanitarian work and foreign policy. The aim was to identify good practices in peacebuilding interventions and approaches that...

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Should the UN Security Council Deal with Climate Change? Interview with Dan Smith [Video]

Should the UN Security Council Deal with Climate Change? Interview with Dan Smith [Video]

Source: aldelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Dan Smith, Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, talks about why climate change with its destabilizing effects will inevitably land on the agenda of the UN Security Council and further elaborates on what the UNSC’s main tasks will be in this regard.

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The Narrative of Conflict Minerals: An Exploration of Sexual Gender-Based Violence and Socioeconomic Impacts of the Dodd-Frank Act in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Narrative of Conflict Minerals: An Exploration of Sexual Gender-Based Violence and Socioeconomic Impacts of the Dodd-Frank Act in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: Uppsala University, 2017

Author(s): Sara Engström

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Governance

Added: 24/06/2017

 

This thesis elaborates on a complex, multilayered gender perspective of mineral exports in the conflict of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The focus lies on the Dodd-Frank Act and its implications for sexual gender-based violence, both conflict and non-conflict related, as well as socioeconomic dimensions. The in-depth analysis...

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Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Source: Ecologist, 2017

Author(s): Forest Ray

Countries: Colombia

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

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Colombia stands at a crossroads. The Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) recently signed a peace accord, signaling an end to the Western Hemisphere's longest running war. The deal was signed with extensive international assistance, particularly from the United States, whose continued financial and military aid...

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