Launch Event: International Affairs Special Issue on Environmental Peacebuilding

Launch Event: International Affairs Special Issue on Environmental Peacebuilding
15 February, 2021

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This event will discuss a new special issue on Environmental Peacebuilding in International Affairs, where authors advance the theories, methodologies and policy implications of this rapidly developing field. Please join the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on a launching event of this special issue featuring presentations by contributors who will share new insights on environmental peacebuilding in the context of Liberia and Sierra Leone, Columbia, South Asia and Central Asia. The session will be moderated by one of the editors of the special issue, Dr. Tobias Ide of Murdoch University.


16:00–16:05 Opening Remarks – Dr. Alexander Wolter, the OSCE Academy

16:05–16:15 Introduction to the special issue and session – Dr. Tobias Ide, Murdoch University

16:15–16:25 Formalization as a tool for environmental peacebuilding? Artisanal and small-scale mining in Liberia and Sierra Leone – Ms. Zabrina Welter, University of Freiburg

16:25–16:35 Assessing impacts of environmental peacebuilding in Caquetá, Colombia: a multistakeholder perspective – Mr. Hector Morales-Munoz, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

16:35–16:45 An ecological response to ethno-nationalistic populism: grassroots environmental peacebuilding in South Asia –      Dr. Mirza Sadaqat Huda, OSCE Academy

16:45–16:55 Implementing Environmental Peacebuilding Policies – Dr. Beatrice Mosello

16:55–17:25 Q&A Session

17:25 Closing Remarks – Dr. Tobias Ide

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