Peace and Security Operations

 

There are 99 items related to Peace and Security Operations. Items are listed by date added.

 

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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Dialogue for Peace: From Plunder to Prosperity—Resolving Resource-Based Conflict in Somaliland

Dialogue for Peace: From Plunder to Prosperity—Resolving Resource-Based Conflict in Somaliland

Source: interpeace, 2006

Author(s): John Scully

Countries: Somalia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Humanitarian Assistance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 23/02/2015

 

This document focuses on resolving resource-based conflict in Somaliland. The report acts both as a record for those involved, and as a formal presentation of findings and recommendations to the national and regional authorities and their supporters. It is also hoped that this publication will provide a practical platform for...

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Fishing for Peace: Former Combatants Trade Arms for Fish Farms

Fishing for Peace: Former Combatants Trade Arms for Fish Farms

Source: United States Agency for International Development

Author(s): USAID

Countries: Philippines

Topics: Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/02/2015

 

A problem that can arise when a sizable insurgent group lays down its arms is that thousands of former fighters are suddenly unemployed. USAID responded to this problem by creating its “Arms to Farms” program, under which some 28,000 former combatants were provided with all the inputs and training they...

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Registering the Human Terrian: A Valuation of Cadastre

Registering the Human Terrian: A Valuation of Cadastre

Source: National Intelligence University, 2008

Author(s): Douglas Batson

Countries: Angola, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Guatemala

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 04/02/2015

 

By tying a name to a place, a cadastre can answer the difficult “who” question: who is behind a given problem? A cadastre can also provide military commanders with detailed knowledge of the human terrain, assisting with identification of power brokers on the ground whose support or obstruction may determine...

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Ground Truth in Building Human Security

Source: U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, 2012

Author(s): Douglas Batson

Countries: Afghanistan, Iraq

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 04/02/2015

 

This paper describes a world in which indigenous peoples are vulnerable to exploitation and forced eviction when land disputes occur. It shows us the role of land disputes, in places like Afghanistan, in which spoilers and insurgents have stepped in to exploit such situations. It reminds us that land administration...

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Conflict and Cooperation: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding in the Great Lakes Region

Conflict and Cooperation: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding in the Great Lakes Region

Source: The Wilson Center, 2006

Author(s): Patricia Kameri-Mbote

Topics: Cooperation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 28/01/2015

 

Authoritarian regimes, genocides, and civil wars have plagued countries in the Great Lakes Region in recent years. The region’s nations rely heavily on natural resources—water, minerals, land—for their economic development, as well as for the livelihoods of their people, and many of the region’s conflicts are connected to these resources or other environmental factors. Water (as in the...

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UNEP Lessons Learned: Environment and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

UNEP Lessons Learned: Environment and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

Source: UNEP, 2013

Author(s): David Jensen/UNEP

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/01/2015

 

 The UNEP’s largest post-conflict operation-supporting the implementation of the new environmental governance framework, building the foundation for environmental governance (institutions, policies, laws) and conducting post-conflict environmental assessment in Afghanistan.

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Regional Cooperation on Environment, Economy, and Natural Resource Management: How Can It Contribute to Peacebuilding?

Regional Cooperation on Environment, Economy, and Natural Resource Management: How Can It Contribute to Peacebuilding?

Source: Initiative for Peacebuilding, 2009

Author(s): Moira Feil, Diana Klein, Meike Westerkamp

Countries: Latin America, Middle East

Topics: Cooperation, Economic Recovery , Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 25/11/2014

 

The report conludes that while regional cooperation may play an important role in developing constructive relations between countries, these and general peacebuilding benefits cannot be assumed as an automatic outcome of regional cooperation initatives. Drawing on the case studies and synthesis findings, the report then makes recommendations to policy-makers designing...

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