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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 over 150 case studies and other analyses from over 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... 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

Coming 2014

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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

Coming 2014

 

Recent Library Additions

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Forest Defender

The Center for International Environmental Law, 2014

ForestDefender is a legal database that provides a snapshot of international human rights and obligations relevant to forest governance. It captures the large amount of information found from various...

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Terminating Security Council Sanctions

Kristen E. Boon, 2014

This report assesses the United Nations Security Council’s current approach to drawing down sanctions in intrastate war situations. After examining broader questions surrounding the UN’s authority to impose...

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Timber Trade Flows and Actors: The Political Economy of Myanmar’s Timber Tr...

Kevin Woods, 2013

Myanmar timber can be generally categorized as coming from five possible sources, each with their own associated geographies and actors. Each of these five categories is deserving of...

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Events

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Community Forest Governance in Liberia - An Overview of the Process

25 April 2014

Washington DC

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The Colombian Peace Process and Implications for Land Rights

30 April 2014

Washington, DC

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Peace Studies International Conference (Deadline: 31 March)

1 May 2014

Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

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News

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Ukraine: Ukraine Seeks Renewable-Energy Boost to Counter Russia

18 April 2014

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United States: Appeals Court Strikes Down Conflict Minerals Disclosure Rule

14 April 2014

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Senior Peacebuilding Advisor

14 April 2014

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Refugees and Legal Reform in Iraq: the Iraqi Civil Code, International Stan...

Case Study from Vol. 3: Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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Community Documentation of Land Tenure and its Contribution to State-Buildi...

Case Study from Vol. 3: Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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Transboundary Resource Management Strategies in the Pamir Mountain Region o...

Case Study from Vol. 3: Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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