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.
The last few weeks have seen a flurry of new developments in the crisis in Mali. While many stakeholders focus on the immediate objective of neutralizing Islamist militants' ability to… Read More »
Case studies for nine UN complex operations and special political missions were developed by Stimson at the request of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) of the… Read More »
The UN Security Council is sending record numbers of personnel into peace operations of growing complexity in environments where critical government functions, including criminal… Read More »
Today marks the one-year anniversary of South Sudan's independence from Sudan. To measure what has been achieved, the baseline for progress should reach at least as far back as January… Read More »
Over the last decade or so, the UN Security Council gave complex UN peace operations broader mandates in police development, followed by mandates to help restore criminal justice systems… Read More »
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