Peace Talks

The Peace Talks blog reflects the research and work of the One Earth Future Foundation and its programs.

climate change and migration
July 25, 2016
This spring, thousands of farmers and villagers left their homes in the drought-affected districts of the state of Maharastra (western region of India), seeking refuge in the state’s...
UN Intervention
July 8, 2016
Is UN Peace Enforcement Really Needed? On November 20th 2012, fighters from the M23 rebel movement streamed past UN peacekeepers into the city of Goma, the provincial capital of the...
Fisheries agreements
July 5, 2016
Mauritania shares many similarities with Somalia, including harboring some of the world's most productive fishing grounds. But when it came to developing their fisheries sectors, each...
June 14, 2016
“The rape capital of the world.”  This is how a UN official described the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) six years ago, and the tag stuck. Though the label reflects how...
purse seine
June 10, 2016
When the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission listed yellowfin tuna as overfished last November, it caused alarm especially in the Indian Ocean region, where fishing economies depend on tuna...
May 11, 2016
Hopes for peace in Burundi have been stymied as the mediation talks scheduled to resume at the beginning of May have once again been postponed. A year after President Pierre Nkurunziza...

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