Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Publications
The 1999 issue of the ECSP Report includes features on population, urbanization, environment, and security; agriculture and conflict; and environmental change, security, and social conflicts in the Brazilian Amazon. Complete report.
In April 1992, the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) was deployed to Croatia with a 12-month term and a mission to demilitarize and protect "the continuing functioning, on an interim basis, of the existing local authorities and police, under United Nations supervision, pending the achievement of an overall political solution to the crisis." More than ten years, thousands of peacekeepers, and hundreds of millions of dollars later, the former states of Yugoslavia are arguably as far from a political solution as they ever were. In a recent meeting sponsored by the East European Studies Program, two Balkans experts, A. Ross Johnson and Misha Glenny assessed the past ten years of peacekeeping in Southeastern Europe and offered alternative strategies for the future.
Excerpts from recent official statements that prominently cite environment, population, health, and human security issues in the context of national and security interests.
This report is part of a series of research projects aimed at analyzing the influence of citizen participation and public security.
This edited volume, in which leading academics, practitioners, and policymakers focus on overcoming the problems faced by states endowed with large oil and gas reserves, could not have come at a better time.
Amid the talk of looming “water wars,” a less dramatic—but more immediate—link between water and violence is often ignored: the violence engendered by poor governance of water resources, says Ken Conca.
Experts review new publications.
Summaries of the past year's ECSP meetings and highlights from the environment, population, and security activities of academic programs, foundations, nongovernmental organizations, government offices, and intergovernmental organizations.
Complete set of commentaries exploring the links between population and conflict by authors Henrik Urdal, Sarah Staveteig, Valerie M. Hudson, Andrea M. den Boer, and Monica Duffy Toft.
Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between May and December 1997.