Welcome to Understanding Peacekeeping online
The fully revised and updated second edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of international peace operations. It provides students with the basic conceptual tools to understand how peace operations work, how peacekeeping has developed historically, the different types of peace operations, and detailed analysis of the major challenges facing more than 150,000 peacekeepers currently deployed in over twenty of the world’s conflict zones.
To help students keep track of new developments related to international peacekeeping, this website contains a variety of additional material that supplements that found in the book. This material includes extra case studies of particular missions, comprehensive lists of UN and non-UN peace operations, as well as up-to-date news and analysis.
Ban alarmed by ‘dangerous escalation’ in Ukraine crisis; Security Council holds emergency talks
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:56:08 EST
Ban, Security Council deplore detention of UN peacekeepers in Golan
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:04:23 EST
South Sudan: Security Council strongly condemns downing of UN helicopter
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:48:29 EST
Darfur: Security Council extends African Union-UN mission for 10 more months
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:13:49 EST
Security Council reiterates concern over ‘alarming’ security situation in Africa’s Sahel
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:09:14 EST