CEOBS and the PAX Environment, Peace, and Security Project jointly received 2023’s Al-Moumin Award from the Environmental Peacebuilding Association. Accepting the award on CEOBS’ behalf, Doug Weir discusses how CEOBS works to challenge the status of the environment as a silent victim in conflicts.
Chair’s summary of a state meeting in early 2023 that reviewed the measures that militaries could take to reduce their impact on the environment,
116 recommendations developed by a civil society collaboration to improve NATO’s environmental performance and policies.
2020 update to the International Committee of the Red Cross’s 1994 guidelines on international humanitarian law’s provisions for environmental protection during armed conflicts.
Webinar to launch a new report from the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic and CEOBS on a newly developed framework to assist victims of toxic remnants of war. September 30th 16:00-17:30 CEST, 10:00-11:30 EST – registration is now open.
Focusing on Syria and Ukraine, AOAV review four key areas of environmental concern to gain some understanding of the environmental consequences from the use of explosive weapons. These areas are unexploded ordnance, agriculture, infrastructural damage, and flora and fauna.
Report detailing the environmental footprint of UK military activities and operations, the UK arms industry and the potential environmental impact of the use of the UK’s nuclear weapons.
Policy brief by NATO’s Defence College on its developing environmental security agenda, which covers conflict risks, reducing harm in operations, how climate change will alter operations and impact bases, and on what role NATO should play in addressing and responding to these issues.