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There are 33 items related to Europe. Items are listed by date added.

 

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Conflict and Peacebuilding

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Conflict and Peacebuilding

Source: Routledge, 2018

Author(s): Ashok Swain and Joakim Öjendal

Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burma, Cambodia, Columbia, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Nepal, Rwanda

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of a large body of research examining the linkage between environmental scarcity, violent conflict and cooperation. However, this environmental security polemic is still trying to deliver a well-defined approach to achieving peace. Studies are being undertaken to find the precise pathways by...

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Beyond Water Security: Asecuritisation and Identity in Cyprus

Beyond Water Security: Asecuritisation and Identity in Cyprus

Source: International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law, and Economics, 2015

Author(s): Dimitrios Zikos, Alevgul H. Sorman, and Marisa Lau

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

Forty years after the division of Cyprus, the unstable political agenda still prevents a meaningful bi-communal discourse on the joint management of natural resources, especially water, a vital resource for all islanders. Until now, both communities have deployed unilateral, tactical methods to securitise the water discourse by linking it to high...

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Water for Peace? Post-Conflict Water Resource Management in Kosovo

Water for Peace? Post-Conflict Water Resource Management in Kosovo

Source: Cooperation and Conflict, 2016

Author(s): Florian Krampe

Countries: Kosovo

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/06/2016

 

Water resource management (WRM) has increasingly come to be considered within the realm of peacebuilding. Through investigating the case of water resource management in Kosovo after 1999, this study argues that the international community has treated post-conflict water resource management as a primarily technical issue, to the neglect of its...

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Waste Management and Problems of Groundwater Pollution in Karst Environments in the Context of a Post-Conflict Scenario: The Case of Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina)

Waste Management and Problems of Groundwater Pollution in Karst Environments in the Context of a Post-Conflict Scenario: The Case of Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina)

Source: Habitat International, 2009

Author(s): Fabiana Calo and Mario Parise

Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Topics: Basic Services, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 08/06/2016

 

The town of Mostar, in Bosnia Herzegovina, has been theatre of many tragic events during the wars in the Balkans, culminating with the destruction in November 1993 of the historical bridge over the Neretva River. Besides the problems related to destruction of the town, displacement of people, and the tensions...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

Source: Routledge, 2016

Author(s): Kylie McKenna

Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, CAR, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Land, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 11/05/2016

 

This book examines the possibilities and limitations of corporate social responsibility in minimising the violent conflict often associated with natural resource exploitation. Through detailed and penetrating empirical analysis, the author skilfully asks why previous corporate social responsibility practices have not always achieved their aims. This theme is explored though an...

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Energy Resources in the Eastern Mediterranean: Source for Cooperation or Fuel for Tension

Energy Resources in the Eastern Mediterranean: Source for Cooperation or Fuel for Tension

Source: The German Marshall Fund of the United States, 2012

Author(s): Michael Leigh and Charlotte Brandsma

Countries: Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 22/01/2016

 

The discovery of large gas fields off the shores of Israel and Cyprus could bring great benefits in terms of energy security and economic gains but also geopolitical dilemmas. A number of factors complicate the situation, including the state of war between Lebanon and Israel, the conflict between Israel and...

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Borders as Zones of Experiential Learning: The Story of the Balkans Peace Park Initiative

Borders as Zones of Experiential Learning: The Story of the Balkans Peace Park Initiative

Source: Between the Lines: The Social Ecology of Borders, 2015

Author(s): Todd Walters and Saleem H. Ali

Countries: Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro

Topics: Cooperation, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 12/01/2016

 

National borders are synthetic constructs that may be defined by some geographic features such as rivers or mountain ranges, but essentially remain figments of political expediency. However, social systems evolve around them to provide a unique context for learning the interface between society and ecology. This chapter provides a concise...

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Participatory Approaches to Environmental Conflict Resolution in Cyprus

Participatory Approaches to Environmental Conflict Resolution in Cyprus

Source: Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 2012

Author(s): Nicolas Stephane Jarraud and Alexandros Lordos

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Programming

Added: 21/12/2015

 

The focus of this article is on Cyprus, which has been divided since 1974, and where since the late 1990s the UNDP has been involved in testing different methodologies for leveraging environmental issues as entry points for conflict resolution. This has involved a growing realization that environment is at its...

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Contestation and Reconstruction: Natural Capital and Post-Conflict Development in Borderland Regions

Contestation and Reconstruction: Natural Capital and Post-Conflict Development in Borderland Regions

Source: Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, 2014

Author(s): Roger Zetter and Brad Blitz

Countries: Croatia, Cyprus

Topics: Land

Added: 01/09/2015

 

Though often remote and underdeveloped, borderlands are contested territories. The incorporation of borderlands into the post-conflict state highlights many important land-related paradigms, including the conversion of natural resources for economic, political, and civic purposes. This article explores the relationship between the natural resources of borderlands and their post-conflict development, management,...

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Caution Regarding Property Purchases in the Occupied Area of Cyprus

Caution Regarding Property Purchases in the Occupied Area of Cyprus

Source: Republic of Cyprus-Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2014

Countries: Cyprus

Topics: Conflict Causes, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land

Added: 16/07/2015

 

The European Court of Human Rights, in its Judgment of 18 December 1996, on the individual application of the Greek Cypriot displaced owner from Kyrenia, Mrs. Titina Loizidou, against Turkey, and in the Fourth Interstate Application of Cyprus against Turkey of 10 May 2001, upheld the rights of the refugees...

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