Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Sustainable Transformation
Oceania & Pacific
Asia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
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In this report, various challenges faced by Asia-Pacific's most vulnerable areas to disasters attributed to climate change are specified, and a qualitative analysis is made on the instability of public security, politics and social climate observed in the region. The purpose of these two exercises is to gain insight into the situation through the overlapping of natural science and social science perspectives.

Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Global Issues
adelphi and German Federal Foreign Office
Books and Studies

adelphi and its partners formed an alliance with the German Federal Foreign Office and have played a central role in the process of analysing the international debates on climate diplomacy and security. In this booklet, we illustrate the rationale and results of the German Federal Foreign Office's and adelphi’s engagement in climate diplomacy activities.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Development
Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
adelphi
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Determined action to combat climate change and minimise its disruptions is integral to the successful implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The infographic by adelphi illustrates that in order to implement the Paris Agreement and the agenda 2030, both agendas need to be pursued in an integrated way.

Civil Society
Conflict Transformation
Private Sector
Security
Global Issues
United Nations and World Bank

This book is a joint United Nations and World Bank study that looks at how development processes can better interact with diplomacy and mediation, security and other tools to prevent conflict from becoming violent.

Climate Change
Environment & Migration
Gender
Water
Global Issues
Michela Miletto, Martina Angela Caretta, Francesca Maria Burchi and Giulia Zanlucchi, World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)
This paper seeks to assess the interdependencies among water scarcity, youth unemployment and migration. It also attempts to unravel the different roles of women and men in the gendered migration process.
Adaptation & Resilience
Cities
Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Security
Global Issues
Janani Vivekananda, adelphi
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While research on climate change and urban violence are independently strong, few efforts have been made to understand the linkages between them. To date, there is little research or analysis on whether, where and how climate change adaptation and urban violence intersect and interact.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
Harro van Asselt and Stefan Böβner, CARISMA Project EU
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Climate negotiations take place in climate governance frameworks, under the umbrella of international organizations. Meanwhile, climate action is happening on national, local and non-governmental levels. How are these two instances connected?

Conflict Transformation
Development
Security
Sub-Saharan Africa
Documents
Lake Chad Basin Report by UN Secretary General - Security Council 2017

On 13 September, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman briefed the Security Council on the Secretary-General’s 7 September report on the situation in Lake Chad Basin region (S/2017/764). The Council requested the report in resolution 2349, which it adopted on 31 March following its visiting mission to the Lake Chad Basin in early March.

The Hague Institute for Global Justice

The Brahmaputra River originates in the Tibetan area of China and flows through China, Bhutan, India and Bangladesh, before reaching the sea at the Bay of Bengal. The use of its water resources has become the source of contention between different users in some parts of the river, involving multiple jurisdictions and countries. This report analyses key factors that affect transboundary water cooperation, as well as potential areas of future cooperation.

Climate Diplomacy
Security
Water
Middle East & North Africa
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Water conflict and cooperation surrounding riparian countries among the Jordan River has been one of the most contentious issues in the Middle East, at times leading to the use of military force. While there are many studies analyzing current water contention over the lower part of the Jordan River, there is a gap in a comprehensive analysis of factors affecting various cooperation taking place within the basin, linking analysis to future potential areas of cooperation. This report is the result of a research project aimed at filling this gap.

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