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Author: Thomas Melito
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: unclear, remain, reforms, addressed, issues, procurement, field, nations, peacekeeping, lines, authority, united
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 2009-03
ISBN-10: 1437909906
ISBN-13: 9781437909906

The U.S. is the largest financial contributor to U.N. peacekeeping operations -- providing $1.4 billion in 2008 (about 26% of the total U.N. peacekeeping assessed budget) -- and has a strong interest in the efficient and effective mgmt. of these operations. The size and scope of U.N. peacekeeping has significantly increased over the past several years and the U.N. has pursued mgmt. reforms to strengthen its capacity to support operations. This report examines: (1) the status of the current restructuring and strengthening of peacekeeping mgmt. including procurement for the field; (2) the status

Author: Marjorie Ann Browne
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, issues, peacekeeping, nations, united
Number of Pages: 59
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437939252
ISBN-13: 9781437939255

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. A major issue facing the U.N., the U.S., and the 111th Congress is the extent to which the U.N. has the capacity to restore or keep the peace in the changing world environment. Contents of this report: (1) Most Recent Developments; (2) Intro.; (3) Current Funding Situation; (4) Basic Info.: U.S. Provision of Personnel; A Peacekeeping Response to International Humanitarian Distress; Monitoring Elections; U.S. Financing for U.N. Peacekeeping; (5) U.N. Proposals for Strengthening Peacekeeping: Agenda for Peace (1992); Brahimi Panel

Author: Leroy Weaver
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: recent, missions, managing, learned, lessons, peacekeeping
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788141236
ISBN-13: 9780788141232

Examines lessons learned from the U.N. Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) & the U.N. Operations in Somalia (UNOSOM) to illustrate systematic issues in managing peacekeeping operations. Discusses operational problems with implementing peacekeeping & the importance of clear mandates & a solid political framework for peace. Objectives were to: describe the results of UNTAC through July 1993; study the U.N.'s capability to manage operations such as UNTAC & UNOSOM; examine peacekeeping command in the field; & examine peacekeeping mandates.

Author: Brigitte Stern
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Keywords: guide, french, policies, operations, keeping, nations, peace, united
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 928081009X
ISBN-13: 9789280810097

This book on France's participation in peacekeeping operations features contributions from a scholar of politics, a law professor, and a military general. Marie-Claude Smouts subtly situates French attitudes towards peacekeeping operations; Yves Daudet analyzes peacekeeping operations' legal aspects and the problems raised by parliamentary control over their finances. The analysis is completed by Gen. Philippe Morillon, who as commander of UNPROFOR from 1992-1993 knew Srebrenica before that town met its tragic fate. These different perspectives illuminate the dedicated French involvement in Un

Author: Ramesh Chandra Thakur
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Keywords: missions, permanent, engagement, hoc, operations, nations, peacekeeping, united
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9280810677
ISBN-13: 9789280810677

This volume explores the evolution of United Nations efforts at peacekeeping, particularly since the early 1990s. Peacekeeping has always been one of the most visible symbols of the UN role in international peace and security. Disappointment with the performance of UN peacekeeping operations became symbolic of the UNs failure to emerge from the ashes of the Cold War as a rejuvenated key player in international and, increasingly, internal peace and security.United Nations Peacekeeping Operations reflects some of the thinking, some of the experiences in the UN and in the field, some of the frust

Author: Harold J. Johnson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: interests, supporting, operations, standing, status, peacekeeping
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788172204
ISBN-13: 9780788172205

The cost & effectiveness of U.N. peacekeeping operations & their relationship to U.S. interests have emerged as major issues in recent years. This report discusses (1) the budgetary & personnel cost of the eight long-standing U.N. peacekeeping operations (Middle East, Kashmir, Cyprus, Golan Heights, Lebanon, Persian Gulf, Angola, & Western Sahara), (2) whether these operations are carrying out their mandates, (3) the status of efforts to resolve the underlying conflicts, & (4) the reasons the executive branch continues to support these operations.

Author: Jerold E. Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: george, steuber, major, interview, cambodia, peacekeeper
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 143792378X
ISBN-13: 9781437923780

In the wake of the cold war, peacekeeping ż or, more appropriately, peace enforcing ż is becoming an increasingly important role for military forces around the world. The U.S. Army had not participated significantly in U.N. peacekeeping missions in the past. In 1991, two U.S. Army officers, Maj. George Steuber and Maj. James Faust, and a U.S. Marine, Maj. John Dill, were sent on a dual mission as liaison officers with the U.N. Advanced Mission to Cambodia and as part of the U.N. Transition Authority in Cambodia. The experiences of these officers provide a number of valuable lessons on the pi
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