Consultation PSI à Bamako sur les conflits liés aux ressources naturelles dans la région de Mopti (PSI Meeting in Mali)

Dans la région de Mopti, la concurrence pour des ressources naturelles vitales telles que la terre et l’eau a entraîné une escalade des conflits communautaires violents. Ces problèmes sont dus à la rareté des ressources naturelles, qui est encore aggravée par l’absence de compétences en matière de consolidation de la paix, de faiblesses institutionnelles et de changement climatique.

Ten pathways linking water and security 

This new report identifies 10 mechanisms linking water to violent conflict “as the ultimate threat multiplier”. These range from the use of water as a weapon, a melting arctic, migration and displacement, local water stress, variability in rainfall and  food price spikes as contributing factors to violent conflict. 

Japan Engages Private Sector in conference on Asia-Pacific 

On the 12th of July, 2018, Japan reiterated its leadership on climate security, with its Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosting an international conference on climate change and fragility in the Asia-Pacific Region

Sustaining peace in a warming climate - lessons learned 

How can peace and security be achieved and sustained in times of a warming climate? Why there is a need to include conflict in climate adaptation and mitigation programmes. 

Is climate change capturing the response capacity of the national security forces? - Cheryl Durrant  

With the recognition of the security threats posed by climate change, comes an entirely new activity scope for national defence agencies. Cheryl Durrant - Director of Preparedness, Department for Defence, Australia shares how the country is embedding climate change into their operations.


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