The Institute for Environmental Security (IES) is an international non-profit non-governmental organisation established in 2002 in The Hague, The Netherlands with liaison offices in Brussels and Washington, D.C.
Policy makers need to exclude conflict resources from international trade but also generate demand and build markets for goods produced in a 'conflict-free' way. This is one of the key recommendations of the Trade, Aid and Security initiative of IUCN and IISD.
The Institute for Environmental Security (IES) has published the results of three Prototype EnviroSecurity Assessments.
According to the new "State of the World 2006" report, China and India are becoming not only economic, but global powers shaping the global biosphere.
"The energy sector appears to have entered a new era, as renewed worries are increasingly expressed about the long-term balance between energy demand and supply" This is one of the main findings of Royal Dutch Shell's "Global Scenarios to 2025" published in January.
There are always sound reasons for environmentalists, policy makers, and representatives from the army to meet, as they did in Mainz in early December. In his keynote address, Rajendra K.
Should multinational corporations be called upon to take some of the responsibility for achieving the Millennium Development Goals and good governance? What are the opportunities and hurdles?
The 42nd Munich Conference on Security Policy, which took place over the first weekend in February, turned out to be a highly charged affair. The gas conflict between Russia and the Ukraine was one of the reasons for prompting a debate on how to achieve energy security.
China and India are forever changing the global energy balance, international terrorism creates uncertainties in the markets, and there is little scope to ease the pressure on an increasingly tight oil market.
The World Water Forum is an initiative of the World Water Council that has the aim of raising the awareness on water issues all over the world.
The ICR Conference offers an open forum for many perspectives and approaches, exploring conflict transformation within diverse contexts, including: ecology/environment, economics/business, education, gender, global/regional conflict etc.
The Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) directs its work towards identifying the causes of violent international and internal conflicts, carrying out research into the conditions necessary for peace, understood as a process of decreasing violence and increasing justice, as well as spreading