David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
A century after the birth of a father of peacekeeping, Ralph Bunche, UN peace operations have changed dramatically. The narrowly-defined, lightly-armed, strictly neutral operations of Bunche's day have become complex, multidisciplinary state-building operations. Then, peacekeeping buttressed essentially self-enforcing cease-fires; now, it aims to build the foundations of a self-renewing peace. These changes reflect six deeper shifts: the end of the Cold War; engagement with "internal" conflicts; rising regional organizations; North-South politics; the U.S.-UN relationship; and changes in peace operation mandates. These shifts create three future challenges: state building; reconceiving sovereignty; and the need for realism. The December 2004 High Level Panel Report proposes modest steps toward meeting those challenges, but the burden of realizing the proposed framework rests squarely with UN member states.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Candice C. Carter & Ravindra Kumar (eds.) (2010). Peace Philosophy in Action. Palgrave Macmillan.
Conway Waddington (2007). Privatised Peacekeeping : A Necessary Evil? Dissertation, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Lisa J. Laplante, Transitional Justice and Peace Building: Diagnosing and Addressing the Socioeconomic Roots of Violence Through a Human Rights Framework.
Igor Abramov (2009). Building Peace in Fragile States — Building Trust is Essential for Effective Public-Private Partnerships. Journal of Business Ethics 89 (4):481 - 494.
James D. Sellmann (2009). Asian Insights on Violence and Peace. Asian Philosophy 19 (2):159 – 171.
Rodolfo Cristian Ertola Biraben & Hernán Javier San Martín (2011). On Some Compatible Operations on Heyting Algebras. Studia Logica 98 (3):331-345.
Paul D. Williams (2008). Keeping the Peace in Africa: Why "African" Solutions Are Not Enough. Ethics and International Affairs 22 (3):309-329.
Frederic Megret, The Vicarious Responsibility of the United Nations for 'Unintended Consequences of Peace Operations'.
Ted Westhusing (2003). Taking Terrorism and ROE Seriously. Journal of Military Ethics 2 (1):1-19.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads4 ( #259,000 of 1,102,930 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?