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.
Top UN political official urges Sri Lanka to seize ‘historic moment’ for reconciliation
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:20:32 EST
Security Council approves system to impose targeted sanctions in South Sudan
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:17:06 EST
Amid ‘diminishing window of opportunity,’ Libyan peace talks set to resume
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:14:42 EST
UN mission welcomes steps taken towards draft agreement on peace, reconciliation in Mali
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:45:39 EST
UN agency head urges cooperation on safeguards, stresses role of nuclear energy in development
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:37:26 EST