International Institute for Sustainable Development

Connecting the Dots: Natural resources, women and peace

Published March 6, 2018 with the International Institute for Sustainable Development | By Silja Halle and Clare Church Between 1992 and 2011, less than 10 per cent of negotiators and signatories of peace processes were women. In the recent peace process with the FARC in Colombia, however, women made up one third of participants, and the resulting peace agreement stands… Continue reading Connecting the Dots: Natural resources, women and peace

Pavement Pieces

A Rebuilt Home for the Holidays

Published December 25, 2015 on Pavement Pieces | By Clare Church Three Christmases after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc in New York, Staten Island couple Helena and John Mahon have something to be merry about. Thanks to the gift of mild weather this December, construction on the Mahons’ home can conclude and the couple will finally… Continue reading A Rebuilt Home for the Holidays