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A large number of books and other documents and materials on environment, security, sustainable development and related subjects are included in the Action Guide. Several of them have been selected by Adelphi Research and IES to also appear in the separate Essential Reading List (ERL) available on this website. Information on publications includes references to the ES themes, subjects and geographical scope areas covered.


Publications are classified by subject. The graph below shows the number of Publications in the database according to the top six subjects.




Featured Publications

Europe in the World: Political choices for security and prosperity

Europe is failing to make the political choices necessary to ensure the security and prosperity of its citizens in an interdependent world. It must cultivate a rejuvenated sense of purpose if it is to rise to the challenges of the coming years....

IESPP Report

Inventory of Environment and Security Policies and Practices (IESPP): An Overview of Strategies and Initiatives of Selected Governments, International Organisations and Inter-Governmental Organisations

This report provides an easy to use comparative overview of existing governmental and inter-governmental positions and actions dealing with the relationship between environment, security and sustainable...

Investing in Prevention: an international strategy to manage risks of instability and improve crisis response

The international community needs to invest in reducing future risk of conflict and political instability, or continue to pay the high human and financial costs of reacting to repeated crisis, says a new report from the Prime Minister's Strategy...


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Peace Building Across the Lake Albert

In the face of multiple violent conflicts, researchers and practitioners alike debate the potential and limits of peacebuilding. The role of the environment and natural resource management in this context is particularly important, as it can...

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