An upcoming ECSP publication—based on a conference held in September 2005 at the Wilson Center—will explore the rhetoric and reality of peace parks, including their goals and the factors that determine their success or failure.
The book’s broad thesis is that alleviating poverty in the 21st century is not only a moral but also a security imperative.
The 2000 issue of the ECSP Report features commentaries on commentaries address environment, population, and conflict; and trade and the environment. Complete report.
Includes feature articles, a debate about environment and security scholarship, and excerpts from official statements and documents.
The United Nations and Environmental Security: Recommendations for the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and ChangeJul 07, 2011
As part of the UN Foundation’s United Nations and Global Security Initiative, the Environmental Change and Security Project invited international experts to provide fresh intellectual insights into environmental security. Complete set of policy briefs.
This article attempts to consolidate information on low-cost sanitation options, and frame them within the context of community acceptability, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability.
Th author addresses issues including migration to urban centers, the immediate environmental and health impacts of urban pollution on developing country cities, and the link between crime and security.
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.
Natural resource-related conflicts are the predominant types of conflict in northern Nigeria, according to research by Anthony Nyong. Predicted climactic changes will affect patterns of distribution and availability, and potentially further exacerbate conflict, he writes.
The WTO and MEAs are neighbors in the world legal community, and need to better define their relationship so that they can operate in mutual support and harmony, writes William Krist in this policy brief.