Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 96 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

Explaining How Unexploded Ordnance Clearance Enhances Livelihoods in the Lao PDR

Explaining How Unexploded Ordnance Clearance Enhances Livelihoods in the Lao PDR

Source: Evaluation and Program Planning, 2015

Author(s): Jo Durham, Vong Nanhthavong, and Vanphanom Sychareun

Countries: Laos

Topics: Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 09/04/2016

 

Following violent conflict, the continued presence of landmines and unexploded ordnance pose a barrier to rebuilding livelihoods. Mine action removes thes explosive remnants of conflict to enable communities to safely return contaminated land to productive use. There is limited understanding, however, of how, why, in what context and in what...

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Aiding the Peace: A Multi-Donor Evaluation of Support to Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities in Southern Sudan

Aiding the Peace: A Multi-Donor Evaluation of Support to Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities in Southern Sudan

Source: Netherland Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2010

Author(s): Bennett, J., S. Pantuliano, W. Fenton, A. Vaux, C. Barnett, and E. Brusset

Countries: Sudan

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

Added: 09/04/2016

 

This report of the evaluation of donor support to conflict prevention and peacebuilding activities in Southern Sudan comes at a critical juncture in the history of Sudan. The 2011 referendum on the future of the region is the promise given to the citizens of Southern Sudan as part of the...

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, North Korea, South Korea, United States

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2016

 

The Center for Strategic and International Studies was tasked by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 with conducting an independent assessment of the Asia-Pacific rebalance first announced by President Obama in 2011. Four years into the rebalance the the Department of Defense should receive high marks for...

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence, and Partnerships

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence, and Partnerships

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, Japan, North Korea, United States

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2016

 

In November 2011, President Obama declared, “the United States is turning [its] attention to the vast potential of the Asia Pacific region.” This announcement of a deliberate  “rebalance” to Asia and the Pacific reflected the American people’s growing recognition of the importance of the region to U.S. interests and the...

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Warriors and Weather: Climate Change and National Security in America [Video]

Warriors and Weather: Climate Change and National Security in America [Video]

Source: Economist, 2015

Countries: Syria, United States of America , USA

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 30/12/2015

 

The Economist recently produced a short video, Warriors and weather: Climate change and national security in America. It’s a good overview of some of the issues the U.S. Department of Defense is grappling with in regards to climate change. To view the video, click the link below. For those looking for more than...

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War, by Conservation

War, by Conservation

Source: Geoforum, 2015

Author(s): Rosaleen Duffy

Countries: Africa, Chad, Somalia, South Sudan

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/11/2015

 

In this paper I argue that there has been a critical shift towards war by conservation in which conservation, security and counter insurgency (COIN) are becoming more closely integrated. In this new phase concerns about global security constitute important underlying drivers, while biodiversity conservation is of secondary importance. This is...

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UN General Assembly Resolution 37/253 (1983)

UN General Assembly Resolution 37/253 (1983)

Source: United Nations, 1983

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 16/07/2015

 

The General Assembly, Having considered the question of Cyprus, Recalling its resolution 3212 (XXIX) of 1 November 1974 and its subsequent resolutions on the question of Cyprus, Recalling the high-level agreements of 12 February 1977 and 19 May 1979, ...

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Removing Barriers to Peace and Reconciliation: Landmine and Ordnance Clearance in Cyprus

Removing Barriers to Peace and Reconciliation: Landmine and Ordnance Clearance in Cyprus

Source: UNDP, 2012

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Land, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 16/07/2015

 

27,000 mines removed, 81 minefields cleared,15,000 mines still remaining on the island - What do these numbers mean? "Removing barriers to peace and reconciliation" jointly produced by UNDP, the European Commission and the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus. Since 2004, UNDP has supported the removal of 27,000 landmines from the...

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Landmine and Ordnance Clearance

Landmine and Ordnance Clearance

Source: UNDP, 2011

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Land, Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 16/07/2015

 

Since 2004 UNDP Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF), thanks to the support of the European Union, and in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the support of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has been working to reduce the number of landmines still...

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Protected Natural Areas and the Military

Protected Natural Areas and the Military

Source: Environmental Conservation, 1992

Author(s): Arthur H. Westing

Topics: Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 23/02/2015

 

Examined here is the impact exerted by the military sector of human society on national parks and other protected natural areas. Disruption during wartime, both by regular and by insurgent armed forces, results largely from the collateral effects of their operations and weapons as well as from illegal logging, hunting,...

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