May 22 2007
Preventive Diplomacy: new taskforce launched
By Nick Mabey
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E3G Chief Executive Nick Mabey is the Vice Chair of this new group, which will be looking for practical ways to improve preventative diplomacy and reduce the risk of conflict and instability. It will particularly focus on the role of scarce natural resources, climate change, and energy as drivers of conflict.
The taskforce states that it aims to
motivate the international community to prevent violent conflict.”
and that it has one goal:
to build domestic and international political will to shorten the time between early warning and effective early response to prevent violent conflicts.”
Further information about the launch of the taskforce is available in this EWI Press Release.