Peacekeeping

Peace operations comprise peacekeeping – the provision of temporary postconflict security by internationally mandated forces – and peacebuilding – those efforts undertaken by the international community to help a war-torn society create a self-sustaining peace.

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October 21, 2014
Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in African Union Peacekeeping

By Jenna Stern: 

One month ago, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report that accused internationally-funded African Union peacekeepers in Somalia of raping women and girls as young

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October 07, 2014
Making UN-Safe Areas Safer: From Srebrenica to South Sudan

By Sarah Bosha:

In 1995, during the Bosnian war, Serbian forces overran a ‘safe area’ in Srebrenica, resulting in the death of 6,000 Muslim men and boys. Then British Prime Minister

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September 25, 2014 / By Aditi Gorur
Perceptions of Security Among Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan

Many Fear Violence in South Sudan as Nearly 100,000 Seek Shelter at UN 
Focus Group Findings Released on Eve of Major Peacekeeping Summit

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For Immediate Release

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September 25, 2014 / By Aditi Gorur
Perceptions of Security Among Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan

This brief synthesizes voices of internally displaced persons seeking protection at United Nations peacekeeping operation bases in Juba, South Sudan. In early August 2014, the Stimson

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August 22, 2014 / By Alison Giffen
U.N. facing unprecedented challenge in South Sudan

By Alison Giffen: 

The U.N. Security Council delegation visiting South Sudan last week came face-to-face with a troubling reality: The country has been seized by an eight-month civil

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