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Two New Working Papers on Climate Change

UN Photo/Mark Garten

04 Mar 2015  |  by Hague Institute Staff


The Hague Institute addresses climate change as an integral part of its work. Its three programs - Conflict Prevention, Rule of Law and Global Governance - are actively involved in the various aspects of climate change. The two working papers published today build on the assertion that climate change, and sometimes also its mitigation and adaptation strategies, have the potential to foment conflict. 


New Publication: Climate Change Research

03 Mar 2015  | by Hague Institute Staff


Dr. Patrick Huntjens is lead author of two book chapters in ‘Action Research for Climate Change Adaptation: Developing and applying knowledge for governance’, published by Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research (2015). The book will be of interest to scholars and students of climate change, environmental policy, politics and governance.


Putting Research to Work: Brown Paper Bag

The ubiquitous brown paper bag.
23 Feb 2015  |  by Sieske Valk


In January 2015, The Hague Institute initiated new field work in Zanzibar. As part of the ‘Governance of Climate Adaptation in Small Island Developing States’ project, carried out under the Conflict Prevention Program, researcher Sieske Valk will spend 10 months collecting data and co-organizing multi-level stakeholder discussions to address best practices on the governance of climate adaptation in Zanzibar. 


Challenges and Opportunities for Regional Peacebuilding in the African Great Lakes

17 Feb 2015  |  by Hague Institute Staff


On Thursday 12 February, The Hague Institute for Global Justice, in partnership with the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), hosted a public event on the challenges and opportunities for regional peacebuilding in the Great Lakes region of Africa. 


Knowledge Sharing to Promote Peace

16 Feb 2015  |  by Hague Institute Staff


Recent developments in the quickly changing situation in Ukraine, the Middle East and Africa show the necessity of International Relations (IR) in understanding and improving global governance. This urgency is echoed by a team of five researchers from The Hague Institute for Global Justice who will speak during the 56th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, one of the biggest academic gatherings on International Relations in the world. 


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