Kevin Clements

Kevin Clements
Professor of Conflict Resolution and Sociology, Former Director of ICAR
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PhD, Conflict Resolution and Sociology, Victoria University, Australia, 1970

Biography

Kevin Clements is the Foundation Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies and Director of the New Zealand National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (NCPACS) at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, and past Secretary General of the International Peace Research Association.Prior to taking up this position, Professor Clements was the Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Foundation Director of the Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Previously, he served as Secretary General of International Alert, London, UK, Lynch Professor and Director of Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) at George Mason University, USA. He was also Head of the Peace Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra Australia. Professor Clements' career has been a combination of academic analysis and practice in the areas of development and peacebuilding and conflict transformation. He has been a regular consultant to a variety of non-governmental, governmental and intergovernmental organisations on disarmament, arms control, conflict resolution, development and regional security issues. Professor Clements has written or edited 7 books and over 160 chapters /articles on conflict transformation, peacebuilding, preventive diplomacy and development with a specific focus on the Asia Pacific region. http://www.otago.ac.nz/ncpacs/staff/otago014259.html



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February 01, 2009
Over the past few years, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) members, bilateral, and multilateral development agencies have seen ‘‘fragile states’’ as a, if not the, major challenge to sustainable development and...
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September 01, 2008
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February 28, 2008
The United Nations remains a unique institutional hope for addressing and resolving the world's major environmental, developmental, and humanitarian problems. It representsglobal aspirations for a just and peaceful world by inspiring the political imagination of...
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January 23, 2007
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February 01, 2006
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August 11, 2003
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December 2002
If I have a text for tonight it comes from that American exponent of nonviolence, Martin Luther King Jr. It was he who said: "Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows." The challenge facing all of us tonight is to determine what sort of...
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February 22, 2013
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The Prospects of Peace in the Asia Pacific Region Dr. Kevin Clements:Director of the New Zealand National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, and former Director of the Institute of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Mason  moderated
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