Essays about: "Peacekeeping"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 essays containing the word Peacekeeping.

  1. 1. The Exploitation by the Blue Helmets : A Qualitative Cross-Case Comparison of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic and the United Nations Mission in Burundi

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Elsa Svärd; [2024]
    Keywords : United Nations; Peacekeeping; Sexual Violence; Transactional sex; Internal displacement; Unemployment;

    Abstract : UN peacekeeping operations have received a significant amount of backlash during the past decades when allegations of sexual misconduct conducted by its personnel against civilians have unravelled. The purpose of this study is to answer the research question: How does unemployment amongst internally displaced women, within the host state, affect the probability of United Nations peacekeepers perpetrating Transactional Sex against them? The suggested hypothesis yields that a high level of unemployed internally displaced women has a positive effect on peacekeeper-perpetrated transactional sex occurrence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Commitment, the Crucible of Peace Agreements : Quantitative study on how providing for peacekeeping operations affects the duration of peace agreements in intra-state conflicts

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Linus Enderstad; [2024]
    Keywords : Peace agreements; Peacekeeping operation; Intra-state conflicts; Commitment; Duration;

    Abstract : Recurring conflicts are a common occurrence as most contemporary intra-state conflicts are recured old conflicts. This is the reality within peace and conflicts studies and a well studied phenomenon. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strengthening Sovereignty or Creating Dependence : A study on the United Nations and the Dodd-Frank Act’s effect on the autonomy of the Democratic Republic of Congo in mineral conflicts

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Linn Runesson; Victoria Basualdo; [2023]
    Keywords : The Democratic Republic of Congo; DRC; The United Nations; UN; MONUSCO; Peacekeeping Operations; conflict; the Dodd-Frank Act; minerals; peacekeeping; dependence; dependency; neo-colonialism; autonomy; aid;

    Abstract : As the global demand for natural resources grows, conflicts and instability surrounding minerals and resources continue to mark the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operation MONUSCO has been deployed in the DRC since 2010, and that same year, the United States (US) established the Dodd-Frank Act with its Section 1502 concerning conflict minerals originating from the DRC. READ MORE

  4. 4. Partners in Peace? : A Quantitative Analysis of Peacekeeping and Civil Society

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Ester Tottie; [2023]
    Keywords : Peacekeeping; Civil society; Conflict-related sexual violence; United Nations;

    Abstract : Various studies have shown the difficulty for peacekeeping missions to combat conflict-related sexual violence, including the abuse within their own ranks. Both policymakers and academics advocate for the inclusion of civil society in peacekeeping missions claiming that this can aid peacekeepers in this endeavour. READ MORE

  5. 5. UN - A Guarantee for Good Peacekeeping? : A Comparative Study on the UN's Peacekeeping Operations in Sierra Leone and South Sudan

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Martin Arvidsson; [2023]
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    Abstract : Since the UN’s inception in 1945, one of its main goals has been to solve conflicts around the world through peacekeeping. The quality of these peacekeeping operations has varied as some of them have been successful in achieving peace and some have been a failure as the UN were not able to solve the conflict. READ MORE