Saleem H. Ali

Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining; University of Queensland Australia

Bio

Saleem H. Ali is director of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining at the University of Queensland Australia.

Featured Work

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/toniluca/2351455570/">Toni Lucatorto</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

FEB 17, 2011 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Innovating Sovereign Wealth Funds

As we struggle to tackle financial and ecological sustainability, sovereign wealth funds such as in Alaska deserve far greater attention for positive adoption.

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/xclockwise/4925288614/">counterclockwise</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

NOV 24, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Science Diplomacy in South Asia

The United States should play a more active role in building trust between India and Pakistan around nonpolitical issues such as science and sustainability.

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/kkseema/464236751/">Seema K K</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

JUN 23, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Simulating Environmental Diplomacy

Incorporating environmental issues in conflict resolution may have positive psychological effects on the willingness of parties to cooperate.

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/julien_harneis/2858287885/in/pool-democraticrepublicofcongo/">Julien Harneis</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

FEB 24, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Confronting Culture in Congo

It is high time the international community confront the elephant in the room when talking about Congo and violence against women worldwide -- culture.

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/julien_harneis/4349639498/">Julien Harneis</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

JAN 19, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Developing a Reconciliation Indicator

A composite indicator is needed to substantiate the impact of community-led reconciliation processes and to better target sustainable development aid in post-conflict zones.

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/orbitaljoe/2287532902/">Orbital Joe</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

OCT 9, 2009 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Minding Our Minerals

Certain resources are destined for depletion if they become locked into built infrastructure or recovery costs prove too high. But this could all change if ...

Lake Nam Tso, Tibet. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/seyerce/329441093/" target="_blank">Ernie R</a>

JUL 2, 2009 Article

The Two-headed Problem of Asian Hydropolitics: Security and Scarcity

With the Tibetan plateau serving as a third pole of available water, and the rift widening between China and the Dalai Lama's government in exile, ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/hleung/2108818972/">HKmPUA</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

AUG 11, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: The Greening of Islamic Politics

For centuries, Muslims considered Indonesia to be Islam's most distant outpost. Yet this diffuse country with multiple identities is leading the way in the greening ...

Child soldier in Central African Republic, <br>where Chadian rebels operate across <br>borders. Credits: Pierre Holtz, UNICEF, <br><a href="http://hdptcar.net/">hdptcar.net</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

MAR 12, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Oil and Turmoil

Despite oil's tortured history, it must not be summarily dismissed as a cause of turmoil in Africa.

Dummy soldiers in a Golan Heights redoubt. CREDIT: <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/mockstar/237987395/" target="_blank">David Poe</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/deed.en" target="_blank">CC</a>).

NOV 20, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Salvaging Peace with Syria

The geography, demographics, and environment of the Golan Heights make it suitable for environmental peace-building. Putting it on the agenda at the upcoming Middle East ...