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Demilitarizing the Response to Climate Change

Demilitarizing the Response to Climate Change

National governments, particularly in the Global North, emphasize the militarization of national borders to prevent climate refugees over policies—like reducing carbon emissions—that would actually address the security threat posed by climate change itself.

Is Transitional Justice Helpful or Harmful to Peacebuilding? A Case Study of Kenya

Is Transitional Justice Helpful or Harmful to Peacebuilding? A Case Study of Kenya

Lack of local ownership and elite interference in the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) and International Criminal Court (ICC) transitional justice initiatives constrained the peacebuilding agenda because victims of electoral violence were not able to achieve justice, a critical element of reconciliation.

What is Environmental Peacebuilding?

What is Environmental Peacebuilding?

Environmental peacebuilding is an emerging field that views conflict over environmental resources as an opportunity for conflicting parties to cooperate with one another and, ultimately, work towards establishing a lasting and sustainable peace.

Militarism Is a Threat to Democracy

Militarism Is a Threat to Democracy

In the context of OECD countries over the time period of 2010-2016, militarism has an adverse impact on democracy over time.