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The United Nations and peacekeeping

The United Nations and peacekeeping

results, limitations and prospects : the lessons of 40 years of experience

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Published by Macmillan in association with the International Peace Academy in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations -- Armed Forces -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Indar Jit Rikhye and Kjell Skjelsbaek.
    SeriesIssues in peacekeeping and peacemaking
    ContributionsRikhye, Indar Jit, 1920-, Skjelsbaek, Kjell., Norsk utenrikspolitisk institutt., International Peace Academy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16870652M
    ISBN 10033352456X

      The forthcoming United Nations Peacekeeping Challenge: The Importance of the Integrated Approach (A nna Powles, Negar Partow, and Nick Nelson, eds., Ashgate, September ) provides an insight into the difficulties the UN faces in improving peacekeeping. The book contributes to the debate on reform through select chapters addressing combat. A United Nations peacekeeping mission has three power centers. The first is the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, the official leader of the mission. This person is responsible for all political and diplomatic activity, overseeing relations with both the parties to the peace treaty and the UN member-states in personnel: 90, uniformed, , total.

    The Peace Operations Training Institute remains fully operational and available during the pandemic. While COVID has caused disruptions to classroom training on peacekeeping, POTI e-learning remains available through existing programmes and partnerships. This book is based on the author's experience of working for more than two decades in over thirty conflict and post-conflict zones. It is written for those involved in UN peacekeeping Cited by: 1.

    The United Nations is an international organization founded in after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights/5. Peacekeeping financing and budgets Peacekeeping financing, in general. The General Assembly considers basic financial issues relating to peacekeeping. Agenda item "Administrative and budgetary aspects of the financing of the United Nations peacekeeping operations"Author: Susan Kurtas.


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