Environment, Conflict and Cooperation (ECC)

Environment, Conflict and Cooperation (ECC)


Analytical tools for identifying water conflict risks – Event summary – https://adelph.it/WaterRisks

Access to water can be a critical resource for cooperation, but also a source of tension. Identifying risks before their onset is crucial for the feasibility of intervention strategies, but how can these risks be measured? To address this conundrum, adelphi and partners convened a side-event at World Water Week, which connected experts developing analytical tools to policy makers.

Linking climate change and peacebuilding in Colombia through land access – https://adelph.it/ColombiaCCLand

Colombia’s long-standing internal conflict and the country’s contribution to climate change share one common root cause: land concentration. Policies to strengthen access to land and to ensure sustainable land use might therefore hold the key to promoting peacebuilding in Colombia, while simultaneously reducing emissions.

Climate-related disasters pose grave challenges to health in South Asia – https://adelph.it/ClimHealthSAsia

As disasters wreak havoc all over South Asia, health impacts have emerged as a major concern in the region. It underscores the need for concerted efforts towards building synergies between the Paris Agreement, the Sendai Framework and the 2030 Agenda, particularly now, in the post-disaster phase, to ensure “building back better” and future disaster prevention.

How SDGs transform foreign policy thinking: Examples from Germany – Susanne Baumann – https://adelph.it/SDGtransform

The SDGs are a unique compass for holistic foreign policy thinking. In this interview, Susanne Baumann, Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control and Head of the Directorate-General for International Order, the United Nations and Arms Control at the German Federal Foreign Office, gives examples of how German foreign policy works to achieve the SDGs.