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3 edition of Peacekeeping found in the catalog.


Tom Woodhouse


terra incognita: here be dragons : peacekeeping and conflict resolution in contemporary conflict: some relationships considered

by Tom Woodhouse

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Published by INCORE in Derry .
Written in English

  • United Nations -- Armed forces.,
  • Peaceful change (International relations),
  • Dispute resolution (Law)

  • Edition Notes


    StatementTom Woodhouse and Oliver Ramsbottom.
    ContributionsRamsbottom, Oliver., INCORE., United Nations. University., University of Ulster., Training and Preparation of Military and Civilian Peacekeepers, (June 1996 : Magee College, University of Ulster)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18398099M
    ISBN 101859230547

    the United States for assistance in peacekeeping operations. II. United Nations Peacekeeping: Introduction and Background The peacekeeping principles of the United Nations are modeled after those on which the League of Nations operated. The League was created to facilitate the peaceful settlement of territorial Size: 1MB. During the first decade of the twenty-first century, the rising demand for peacekeepers saw the United Nations (UN) operate at a historically unprecedented tempo, with increases in the number and size of missions as well as in the scope and complexity of their mandates. The need to deploy over , UN peacekeepers and the demands placed upon them in the field have threatened to outstrip the.

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