Environment and Security: Transforming Risks into Cooperation - The case of Eastern Europe: Belarus – Moldova – Ukraine

United Nations Environment Programme (2008)

This report is about the role and impact of environmental factors in securing human safety and sustained development of the eastern Caspian Sea region, including the parts of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan opening onto the Caspian Sea. Furthermore, the analysis presented here introduces a security perspective as it seeks to identify those environmental, socio-economic and political issues that are profoundly affecting the livelihoods of the populations and could lead to social tensions and instability.

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