International Development Publications
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.
Table of Contents, Foreword, and Commentaries on Johannesburg.
This publication is the result of an ongoing collaboration between UNEP and ECSP, exploring the environment and security nexus. Complete report.
Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Options in Developing Countries: A Review of Current Implementation PracticesJul 07, 2011
The authors discuss point-of-use drinking water treatment and safe storage options, which can accelerate the health gains associated with improved water.
We must reinvigorate the comprehensive—and reject the exclusively militaristic—definition of security, Margaret Brusasco-Mackenzie warns.
Special Reports: Environment and Security in an International Context: Executive Summary Report, by the NATO/Committee on The Challenges of Modern Society Pilot Study; and State Failure Task Force Report: Phase II Findings.
As interest in the relationship between global population growth and climate change grows, Suzanne Petroni calls for "a thoughtful and deliberative dialogue around voluntary family planning's contribution to mitigating climate change."
Robert Engelman analyzes the human and environmental impact of population growth, particularly in the context of Niger and Kenya.
Excerpts from recent official statements in which environment, population, and human security issues are prominently cited in the context of national and security interests.
PECS News Issue 6 features a field report from the Philippines and a summary of the conference, The Road to Johannesburg.