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No Man’s Lands? Extractive activity, territory, and scial unrest in the Peruvian Amazon: the Cenepa riverInternational Land Coalition, 2012This case study shows how the activities of a large foreign-invested mining company on land held by the Awajun community in the northern forests of Peru have led to a characteristic cycle of state permissiveness in granting mining concessions, thus leading to social conflict.DocumentGerman Institute of Global and Area Studies, 2013This Working Paper from the German Institute of Global and Area Studies argues that new legislation in Peru will not help to turn prior consultations into a tool for conflict resolution as long as the normative framework itself is contested and the necessary basic conditions are not in place.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000This paper is concerned with the principles of humanitarian action. It examines the efforts by international organisations to operationalise codes of conduct.DocumentNew England Journal of Medicine, 2013The effects of armed conflict and natural disasters on global public health are widespread. Much progress has been made in the technical quality, normative coherence, and efficiency of the health care response. But action after the fact remains insufficient.DocumentHumanitarian Practice Network, ODI, 2005Mortality data, properly collected, interpreted and used, have much to contribute to the appropriateness and effectiveness of humanitarian action in emergencies, and to advocacy on behalf of populations in crises.Document
A standardized health information system for refugee settings: rationale, challenges and the way forwardWorld Health Organization, 2010This paper discusses the rationale for establishing a refugee health information system (HIS) in countries that host camp-based refugee populations. It attempts to dispel a common misconception that refugee and national HIS are two competing and incompatible alternatives. Instead it describes how a refugee HIS can be used to support data management within host government systems.DocumentInter-Agency Standing Committee, 2012The needs assessment task force developed this Operational Guidance for Coordinated Assessments in Humanitarian Crises to help realise the goal of better quality and more timely assessments through coordinated processes.DocumentSchool of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 2014Article 2(4) of the UN Charter concerning the prohibition on the use of force by nation states fails to incorporate the diversity of feminist approaches to conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Instead it predicates itself narrowly on discussion about when and how force is justified.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2006This policy note looks at the various operation plans or OPLANS that the Philippines military designed and implemented against the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) under the presidencies of Ferdinand Marcos, Corazon Aquino, Fidel V.DocumentUNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, 2014The output report from the 2014 Enhancing the Horn of Africa responsive capacity to climate change impacts workshop, held in Nairobi.