Jason Switzer

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IISD The International Institute for Sustainable Development contributes to sustainable development by advancing policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic instruments, climate change, measurement and indicators, and natural resource management. By using Internet communications , we report on international negotiations and broker(More)
The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the IISD, IISS and the MMSD project. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the IISD, IISS and the MMSD project. Mining companies can cause or be affected by conflict,(More)
Semantic analysis of corpora containing heavy usage of jargon words and phrases introduces problems not commonly addressed by Natural Language Processing methods. Modern semantic analysis relies on data from unedited websites or other expertly written sources, which lack similar usage of jargon words and phrases. This paper presents a system of(More)
swisspeace swisspeace is an action-oriented peace research institute with headquarters in Bern, Switzer-land. It aims to prevent the outbreak of violent conflicts and to enable sustainable conflict transformation. swisspeace sees itself as a center of excellence and an information platform in the areas of conflict analysis and peacebuilding. We conduct(More)
Combining disaster risk reduction, natural resource management and climate change adaptation in a new approach to the reduction of vulnerability and poverty Livelihoods and Climate Change The designation of geographical entities in this book, and the presentation of the material, do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of IUCN,(More)
with comments received from OSCE, UNEP, UNDP and members of the project steering committee. The contents do not necessarily reflect the views of UNEP, UNDP or OSCE.ABSTRACT Consensus is emerging that cooperative and effective management of natural resources, and national, regional, and international security, are closely linked. For this reason, UNEP, UNDP(More)
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