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.
By Katharina Nachbar - The unanimous vote Thursday by the U.N. Security Council to authorize an African Union peacekeeping mission backed by French soldiers in the Central African… Read More »
By Ben Yunmo Wang - From ardent opposition in the 1970s to avid support in the 2000s, the People's Republic of China has progressively opened up to participating in United Nations… Read More »
By Aditi Gorur and Michelle Ker - 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… 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 »
By William Durch and Michelle Ker - The UN Security Council is sending record numbers of personnel into peace operations of growing complexity in environments where critical government… Read More »
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