ENVIRON 216S. Environment and Conflict: The Role of the Environment in Conflict and Peacebuilding – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs

ENVIRON 216S. Environment and Conflict: The Role of the Environment in Conflict and Peacebuilding

Environmental and natural resources as a source of conflict and/or peacebuilding between and within nations and states. Analysis of the role of the environment in the conflict cycle and international security. Topics include refugees, climate change, water, and infectious disease. Particular focus on post-conflict and rebuilding in war-torn societies. Examination of the role of international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and emerging standards for environmental management. Examples drawn from conflicts such as Rwanda, Israel/Palestine, Nepal, Sierra Leone and others. Instructor: Weinthal. 1 unit. C-L: Public Policy Studies 279S, Political Science 367S, International Comparative Studies 229S