Peace Parks

An undergraduate research thesis by Whitney O'Brien supported by IEDS.

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By linking natural resource degradation and conflict, environmental...

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The most recent episode of the Transcending Boundaries series; Perspectives From The Central Albertine Rift Transfrontier Protected Area Network, focuses on Eastern Africa, and the tri-border region between Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Northern Rwanda, and Western Uganda.

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This case study tells the story of the proposed Balkans Peace Park and its genesis and evolution as it progresses from an idea into reality, aspiring towards official Track 1 recognition. Download the case.

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Islamic educational institutions in America have frequently been the subject of scrutiny by researchers in terms of political and security considerations. However, scant attention has been paid to the important role that they can play in community outreach and service learning on issues of...

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This case study, authored by Kimberly Marion Suiseeya, analyzes the challenges and opportunities of working towards cooperative goals in a trans-boundary conservation area. Based on detailed interviews and fieldwork in the region and with the International Tropical Timber Organization, the case...

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Land tenure arrangements have been the focus of many struggles to achieve sustainable development in rural communities and are often at the core of contemporary politics in developing countries. Scotland provides an unusual contemporary case of transition from a feudal aristocracy to a more...

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Transcending Boundaries is the first in a series of documentaries exploring transboundary issues in and around International Peace Parks through various stakeholder perspectives.

This episode takes us to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park on the border of Montana, United States and...

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Leveraging our location at an academic institution, IEDS is developing a series of learning modules on environmental diplomacy and security which can be used for academic credit towards a degree or for professional training. Our approach combines field education with online learning and short...

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Through a 16-day accredited academic expedition led by IEDS Fellows Anna Grichting and J.Todd Walters, we are providing a unique learning...

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IEDS fellow, Pamela Griffin is developing a detailed inventory of all Ramsar Convention wetland sites which cross jurisdictional boundaries. She will be prioritizing the wetlands in terms of their potential for instrumental use in conflict resolution. this project is also related to the IEDS...

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