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Contemporary Issues in UN Peacekeeping and International Law

Sheeran, SP (2010) Contemporary Issues in UN Peacekeeping and International Law. Discussion Paper. UN Peacekeeping Law Reform Project , University of Essex, Colchester. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This briefing paper reviews the contemporary issues in UN Peacekeeping and international law. As it explains, the key issues and problems currently relate to the use of force, international human rights, international criminal law and accountability. There is a real need for a greater clarity on these issues, because of their significant policy and operational implications. Success in better understanding and addressing these issues is central to improving the performance of UN Peacekeeping, which has become a crucial international tool for enhancing peace and security.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Subjects: J Political Science > JX International law
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2012 13:32
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2018 10:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/4486

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