The Red Sea Dead Sea Canal project (RSDSC) has taken a great step forward. This 180-kilometre pipeline seeks to link the Dead Sea with the Red Sea by pumping around 1,900 million cubic metres of water annually from the Red Sea.
Options for environmental peacemaking are at the heart of two policy briefs written by GECHS SSC member Patricia Kameri-Mbote, which are now available from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Indonesia and the European Commission agreed to tackle illegal logging after a meeting between M.S. Kaban, Indonesian Forestry Minister and Louis Michel and Stavros Dimas, the respective Commissioners for Development and Environment.
The world is currently in the process of undisputed climate change, a fact that has recently been reaffirmed by the findings of the fourth report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The current German EU Presidency plans to further develop the project "Role of Civil Society – European Civilian Crisis Management (RoCS)".
An increased understanding of the relationship between environment and conflict can result from integrating physical data with conflict data.
In many places of the world today the environment is under heavy pressure. In some places the situation is even worse because of armed conflicts. To address these challenges, the Institute for Environmental Security has launched the Peace and Sustainability Sessions.
Interdependencies between environment, development, and conflict prevention have gained significant importance on the international agenda over the past years. Energy, climate policy and responsible resource management are priorities of the German EU Council and G8 presidencies in 2007.
RUSI was founded in 1831. Its original mission was to study naval and military science, what Clausewitz called the 'art of war'. It still does so: developments in military doctrine, defence management and defence procurement remain central elements in the Institute's work.