Environmental Peacebuilding Publications
Includes table of contents, feature articles, and excerpts from official statements and documents.
"UNEP seeks to ensure that countries rebuilding from conflict identify the sustainable use of natural resources as a fundamental prerequisite and guiding principle of their reconstruction and recovery," says David Jensen, of the UN Environment Programme.
Section 7 reflects on the prospect for environmental cooperation and peacemaking in this and other regions of conflict.
Conflict and Cooperation: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding in the Great Lakes RegionJul 07, 2011
The Great Lakes Region could be a potential model for a future worldwide initiative in environmental peacemaking, according to Patricia Kameri-Mbote.
Patricia Kameri-Mbote examines the context of the Nile River basin and the relationships forged among the states that share its waters.
Experts review new publications.
Correlations between transformation of societal-nature relationships and violent conflict are numerous. This analysis will examine the critical role of transformation regarding causation of environmental conflicts in certain areas of developing countries.
Alexander Carius and Geoffrey D. Dabelko analyze gaps in institutional responses to environment and conflict.
Leaf through expert reviews of 20 recent books and reports at the nexus of population, environment, and security, including The Greening of the U.S. Military, Return of the Population Growth Factor, and Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution.
By coming together to jointly manage shared water resources, countries can build trust and prevent conflict.