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.
At Security Council, climate change citied among factors impacting stability in Sahel
Thu, 26 May 2016 19:43:31 EST
Yemen: ‘hope’ emanating from UN-sponsored talks, as details of peace agreement discussed
Thu, 26 May 2016 15:19:59 EST
UN envoy for Syria tells Security Council peace talks will resume ‘as soon as feasible’
Thu, 26 May 2016 14:26:27 EST
Iraq: civilians in besieged Fallujah at ‘extreme risk,’ senior UN humanitarian official warns
Thu, 26 May 2016 13:15:33 EST
In Republic of Korea, Ban urges Asian nations to settle border disputes, historical issues
Thu, 26 May 2016 12:55:08 EST