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By Edward Moxon-Browne (eds.)

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ISBN-13: 9781349260270

This learn demanding situations the straightforward assumption that peacekeeping as now we have identified it some time past would be the 'pill for each in poor health' sooner or later. A 'new global order' capacity new sorts of clash breaking out virtually at any place in a global that's extra unstable and not more predictable than prior to. participants to this quantity argue that we have to come back to fundamentals; that there are sobering classes to be learnt from Somalia, the Lebanon and Cambodia; that we have to ask a few primary questions. Can peacekeeping be 'reformed' or needs to or not it's completely 'reinvented'? Are infantrymen the simplest peacekeepers and, if no longer, who should still exchange them?

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II. United Nations Peacekeeping - An Introduction 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. , pp. 13-19. , p. 11. See Improving the Capacity of the United Nations for Peace-keeping. Report of the Secretary General, 14 March 1994, S/26450, 2. Ibid. Boutros-Ghali, op. , p. 32. , p. 32. For further discussion of humanitarian assistance and United Nations peacekeeping, see Andrew Sherriff and Claus Heje, Bedfellows? Humanitarian Assistance and United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, paper presented at the BISA Conference, Southhampton, 20 December 1995.

77-92. KUhne, op. cit. HMSO, The Army Field Manual. Volume 5. Operations Other than War. Part 2. Wider Peacekeeping. London: HMSO, 1994. Ibid. 2 The Theory of Conflict Resolution and the Practice of Peacekeeping Stephen Ryan If we accept conventional genealogies the practice of peacekeeping and the academic area of study known as peace and conflict research began about the same time in the mid-1950s. In this sense both are offspring of the Cold War. Peacekeeping was the brainchild of the Canadian politician Lester Pearson and an initially skeptical UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold (Urquhart, 1987, p.

Lewis Mackenzie, former UNPROFOR commander: As surprising as it may seem and, dare I say it, shocking for some academics, the last thing that a peacekeeper wants to know is the history of the region he is going into. It complicates the task of mediation, and obscures the immediate task, which may well be to deliver food or medicine. 59 United Nations Peacekeeping - An Introduction 19 Nevertheless, training does seem vital to the overall performance of a peacekeeping force. This is particularly the case given the complexity of modern peacekeeping operations and the delicacy of the situation many peacekeepers find themselves in.

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