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Welcome to Environmental Peacebuilding

 

Environmental peacebuilding integrates natural resource management in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and recovery to build resilience in communities affected by conflict.  Join our growing global community of researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in sharing experiences and lessons from managing natural resources in conflict-affected settings, accessing new research on the topic, and participating in events to support the growing network of professionals active in environmental peacebuilding.

 

 

Books

 

The initiative is producing six edited books (published by Earthscan) that include 150 case studies and other analyses from 60 conflict-affected countries and territories, written by 225 researchers, practitioners, and decision makers from around the world.  The books can be purchased online by clicking the... Read More

 

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High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad

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Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: David Jensen, Steve Lonergan

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Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Jon Unruh, Rhodri C. Williams

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Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Erika Weinthal, Jessica Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

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Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra S. Nichols

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Navigating Complexity: Climate, Migration, and Conflict in a Changing World

Wilson Center and USAID, 2016

Record levels of displacement and accelerating climate change have prompted many to wonder if the world is headed toward a more violent future. Whether a policymaker, practitioner, diplomat,...

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Environmental Emergency Response to the Lebanon Crisis

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and UNEP, 2006

In July 2006, open hostilities broke out between Israel and Hezbollah, with heavy aerial bombardment of Lebanon, especially south Lebanon and south Beirut. The conflict resulted in loss...

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North Korea and Green Diplomacy -- An Opportunity for Peace Building?

Environmental Law and Policy, 2016

International environmental agreements have historically been considered to be in the realm of “low politics”, disconnected from the “high politics” of war and peace. There is growing evidence,...

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Events

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Water Issues, from Source of Conflict to Vehicle for Regional Cooperation a...

8 December 2016

Tel Aviv, Israel

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Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong: Prioritizing Environmental Sec...

8 December 2016

Washington, DC

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Technical Advisor I – Emergency WASH

5 December 2016

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Iraq: Program Manager II - Shelter/WASH

5 December 2016

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The Risks of Depleted Uranium Contamination in Post-Conflict Countries: Fin...

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Case Study from Vol. 2: Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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Bankrupting Peace Spoilers: Can Peacekeepers Curtail Belligerents' Access t...

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Case Study from Vol. 1: High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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