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.
Libya: Security Council condemns ongoing violence and its use to pursue political gains
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:10:47 EST
Afghanistan to resume election audit on Thursday, UN confirms
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:41:41 EST
Iraq: UN envoy demands Islamist forces end ‘horrific terrorist acts’
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:13:50 EST
In Jerusalem, Ban meets with Israeli, US officials, reiterates call for Mid-East ceasefire
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:49:10 EST
On visit to Israel and West Bank, Ban calls for end to current fighting, return to dialogue
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:12:20 EST