Palestinian Territory and Conflict and security
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Content from selected partners can be found by following the relevant links in the central panel below - or check out our editor's selection of the best sector specific information from other websites.
- The BLDS conflict collection
- Search for the latest conflict-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Christians in Palestine: a threatened community?
- B.H. Kårtveit / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2012
- Christian Palestinians constitute one of the oldest Christian communities in the world, and their presence in Palestine dates back to the Roman Era. In modern times, they have been instrumental in shaping a Palestinian national identi...
- The State of World Population 2010: From conflict and crisis to renewal
- United Nations Population Fund, 2010
- This report coincides with the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, the first formal attempt of this body to redress the absence or low level of women’s participation in peace and reconstruction efforts. Prev...
- Improving security and justice through security sector reform
- N. Bagayoko-Penone / Eldis Gateway to Development and Environment Information, 2010
- Since the late 1990s, security sector reform (SSR) has emerged as a principal activity for promoting peace and stability, and a priority for donors in post-conflict countries. This issue of insights explores the concept of SSR as a co...
- Water shortages for Palestinians result from discriminatory policies and practices
- Amnesty International, 2009
- Lack of access to adequate, safe and clean water has been a longstanding problem for the Palestinian population of the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). Though exacerbated in recent years by the impact of drought-induced water s...
- Detailing the effects of the blockade of the Gaza strip
- Reliefweb, 2009
- This report documents the humanitarian impact of the blockade imposed by Israel on the 1.5 million people living in the Gaza strip. The report describes how the recurrent cycles of violence and human rights violations, stemming ...
- Gaza: destroyed towns, destroyed lives
- International Committee of the Red Cross, 2009
- This awareness-raising article details the aftermath of the three-week military operation in Gaza on 27 December 2008, It points out that Gazans still cannot rebuild their lives. Most people struggle to make ends meet. Seriously ...
- Ensuring human security can lead to better opportunities for human development in the Arab world
- M. El-Sayyid; M. Al-Rasheed; S. Benjelloun; Et al / Human Development Report Office, UNDP, 2009
- This report examines human development in the Arab world through a human security lens, calling on policymakers and other stakeholders to move away from a state-centric conception of security to one which also concentrates on the secu...
- Climate change could fuel further conflict in the Middle East
- O. Brown; A. Crawford / International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, 2009
- Climate models are predicting a hotter, drier and less predictable climate in the Middle East, a region already considered the world's most water-scarce and where, in many places, demand for water already outstrips supply. This report...
- Gender review: should women be included in the peace negotiations in the Palestinian Territories?
- B. Skotnes; R. Lotsberg; M. Sorvald / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2009
- This review focuses on how the Norwegian cooperation with the Palestinian Territories (PT) addresses women’s issues and gender concerns as defined in the Norwegian policy documents. The paper provides an assessment of status and...
- The disempowering nature of aid to Palestine
- S. Hever / The Alternative Information Centre, 2008
- Years of bloody conflict have weakened both Israeli and Palestinian economies, though the latter has suffered the brunt of the decline. Because the Israeli-Palestinian conflict plays a central role in international politics, significa...