Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Publications
The Environmental Change and Security Project's 7th annual Report explores the connection between conflict and hunger, and looks at environmental stress and human security in Northern Pakistan. This issue also includes commentaries on the National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2015 report; and a special forum addressing the question: Is there a population implosion? Complete report.
Issue 10: Appreciating the Complexity and Dignity of People's Lives: Integrating Population-Health-Environment Research in Peten, GuatemalaJul 07, 2011
From 1997-1999, a team of researchers developed a new environmental module for Guatemala's Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) that analyzed the rapidly changing population-environment dynamics in the Petén frontier region.
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, the 10th edition of the newly redesigned ECSP Report asked top thinkers to identify the next steps for environment, population, and security. Complete report.
Includes table of contents, feature articles, and excerpts from official statements and documents.
A Paper on Global Conflict Transformation and the Emerging Community: The Case of Il-Laikipiak Maasai Pastoralists of KenyaJul 07, 2011
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.
ECSP Report 12 analyzes conflicts over natural resources, which are increasingly depleted by population growth, environmental degradation, poverty, and over-consumption. Complete report.
The guide lists by theme literature that has come to the attention of ECSP in the past year on population, environmental change, and security issues.
Using geo-referenced data, Clionadh Raleigh and Henrik Urdal find that population growth and density are related to increased civil conflict, but that demographic and environmental factors are generally outweighed by political and economic ones.
PECS News Issue 5 features a discussion with the CDC's Dr. Helene Gayle, a review of GIS as a tool for population-environment research, and a field report from Madagascar.
January 2006 - What role did the international community play in the Yugoslav crisis in the first half of the 1990s? Could the bloody demise of Yugoslavia have been prevented, if the international community had reacted sooner? On the basis of current literature, the role of international organizations (the UN, NATO, OSCE, EC/EU, WEU), key world powers (USA, Germany, Soviet Union/Russia, Great Britain, France), the standpoints of the non-aligned countries, smaller countries of EC/EU (especially Greece) and other neighboring countries of former Yugoslavia will be considered here.