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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 Unit.
The report ?Investing in Prevention: an international strategy to manage risks of instability and improve crisis response? was published on 17 February 2005.
It was commissioned by the Government to address the challenges posed by fragile and unstable countries in an interdependent world. The report proposes a comprehensive international strategy to address this challenge and outlines priority policy initiatives which could make a significant impact over the next five years.
The related website also contains Strategy and Risk Assessment Manuals and other related documents.
Publication website ( Webpage - webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk )
|Author(s)||UK Prime Minister's Strategy Unit|
|Publisher||UK Prime Minister's Strategy Unit|
|Date / Journal Vol No.||February 2005|
1 - ES and foreign and security policy (Mainstreaming environmental factors into foreign and security policy including energy and food security, and security related to other resources such as land, water, living marine resources, terrestrial biodiversity)
2 - ES and development cooperation (Mainstreaming conflict prevention and livelihood protection into development cooperation especially in conflict prone and conflict affected countries, for example, through payment of ecological services and equitable benefit-sharing mechanisms)
3 - ES and peace building (Environmental cooperation for peace building such as through peace parks, river basin management initiatives and cooperation over degraded and environmentally-stressed resources in conflict-prone and conflict-affected zones)
4 - ES monitoring, mapping and early warning
5 - ES risk and needs assessment and management
6 - Environmental conflict prevention and resolution
7- Post-conflict environmental rehabilitation and reconstruction