Profiting from Peace

Profiting from Peace : Managing the Resource Dimension of Civil War

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Providing both a means and a motive for armed conflict, the continued access of combatants in contemporary civil wars to lucrative natural resources has often served to counter the incentives for peace. Toward Profiting from Peace offers the first comprehensive assessment of the practical strategies and tools that might be used effectively, by both international and state actors, to help reduce the illicit exploitation of natural resources and the related financial flows that sustain the violence.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 27.9mm | 680.4g
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588262871
  • 9781588262875
  • 2,563,087

Table of contents

Toward Profiting from Peace: Issues and Options, M. Humphreys. Curtailing The Conflict Trade. Targeted Sanctions Against Nonstate Actors, S. Heine-Ellison. UN Expert Panels and ""Naming and Shaming"", K. Ballentine and M. Taylor. Applying Certification Regimes to Conflict Commodities, I. Smillie. Peace Conditionality in War Economies, J.K. Boyce. Lessons from the UN Counterterrorism Committee, S.E. Eckert. Halting the Illicit Drug Trade, M. Serrano. Combating Organized Criminal Enterprises, P. Williams. Managing Natural Resources For Conflict Prevention. Private-Sector Initiatives, L. Zandvliet. Case Study: The Chad-Cameroon Pipeline Project, L. Lampriere and P. Rosenblum. Financial Incentives for Responsible Corporate Behavior, M. Mansley. Promoting Corporate Engagement: The OECD Guidelines, P. Feeney and T. Kenny. Revenue Transparency as Conflict Prevention, G. Hayman and C. Crossin. Applying Anti-Money-Laundering Standards, J. Winer. Export-Credit Agencies and Development Banks, N. Hildyard. Ending Dependency on War Economies, S. Jackson. The Role of Nepad in the African Union, D. Bekoe. Ending Impunity, Establishing Accountability. Options for Regulating Private Economic Activity in Armed Conflict, M. Taylor. National Approaches to Prosecuting Sanctions-Busters, P. Kopp. Defining Economic ""Complicity"" in Armed Conflict, A. Ramasastry. Prosecuting Corporate Misconduct: The U.S. Alien Tort Claims Act, P. Hoffman. Toward a New International Legal Regime, W. Schabas. Strengthening UN Security Council Action, C. Keating. Conclusion, the Editors.
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About Heiko Nitzschke

Karen Ballentine, previously senior associate at the International Peace Academy, is a consultant on the political economy of civil wars. She is coeditor of The Political Economy of Armed Conflict: Beyond Greed and Grievance. Heiko Nitzschke is EACW program officer at IPA. He has also worked with Transparency International and the World Bank and served as a consultant to Oxfam America.
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