Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Publications
ECSP invited Homer-Dixon, Peluso, and Watts to engage in a dialogue about Violent Environments, as well as the future of environmental security research.
The Mexican facilitator in the ELN peace talks, Ambassador Andrés Valencia, spoke at an off-the-record session at the Woodrow Wilson Center on June 21, 2005. The document that follows was authorized and cleared by Mexican authorities; it constitutes Ambassador Valencia's first-hand account of the attempt to arrange a meeting on Mexican soil between ELN military leaders and the Mexican facilitating team, an attempt that, after many months, ended in failure.
June 2000 - Shortly after the referendum on independence in the spring of 1992, war exploded in Bosnia- Herzegovina (BiH) and ended only when the Dayton Peace Accords were agreed to in November 1995 and formally signed in December 1995. Expected to bring peace and stability to the area, many critics today are declaring Dayton a failure. Yet, to conclude that the Dayton Peace Accords are a failure after less than five years of implementation is premature.
Environmental pathways to peace can emerge at the unlikeliest of times—even during conflict, when managing shared environmental resources can be an important lifeline connecting combatants cut off from other avenues for dialogue, writes Environmental Change and Security Program Director Geoff Dabelko.
Excerpts from recent official statements in which environmental issues are cited in the context of security institutions and national interests, and reviews by experts of new publications.
This Brookings Institution volume, edited by Lael Brainard, joins the growing chorus of criticism of foreign assistance reform in offering a clear set of first steps.
Excerpts from recent official statements in which environment, population, and human security issues are prominently cited in the context of national and security interests.
In the 1996 issue of ECSP's annual report, Miriam R. Lowi writes about water disputes in the Middle East; Dennis Pirages explores "microsecurity"; and Thomas Homer-Dixon discusses findings from a project on environment, population, and security. Complete report.
This report results from a 2002 conference held to evaluate the ten years following the accord between El Salvador's government and guerrillas of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front. The conference aimed to assess the nature of the democratic transition and related socio-economic developments in the post-war era.
Two special reports: The Linkages Between Population and Water: Forthcoming Articles from ECSP, and Environmental Mission Recommendations for the U.S. Intelligence Community.