Essays about: "Peacekeeping"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 essays containing the word Peacekeeping.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Enforced Kumbaya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Zakarias Dahlberg; [2022]
    Keywords : United Nations; peacekeeping; local; peace agreements; panel data regressions; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper looks at whether an implementation of a UN operation in a civil conflict effects the signing of local peace agreements. It is limited to the Africa and Middle East regions. The theory applied, and tested, is the Liberal Peace Theory. To test the question a new dataset is constructed by merging disparate datasets and data into one. READ MORE

  3. 3. Protecting the Self : Reproduction of Chinese Collective Memory through Participation in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linus Jarhede; [2022]
    Keywords : Collective memory; national identity; master narratives; narrative analysis; People’s Republic of China; peacekeeping; robust peacekeeping;

    Abstract : Until the 1980s, the People’s Republic of China was principally opposed to United Nations peacekeeping, understanding the institution to be a thinly veiled excuse for powerful states to intervene in the sovereign affairs of others. However, the meaning the country attributes to peacekeeping has changed drastically since then. READ MORE

  4. 4. More harm than good? : Exploring the effects of targeted sanctions on rebel groups' violence against civilians

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

    Author : Amanda Löfström; [2022]
    Keywords : targeted sanctions; UN sanctions; violence against civilians; UNITA; RUF;

    Abstract : Targeted sanctions have become a commonly used conflict management tool over the last decades. Yet, operating in the state-centric context, previous research has highlighted the unintended negative effects of the instrument. What remains understudied is the effects of targeted sanctions on rebel groups' behavior. READ MORE

  5. 5. With or Without a UN Mandate? : Exploring the Conflict Mitigating Abilities of Non-UN Peace Operations

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

    Author : Annie Wattman; [2022]
    Keywords : Peacekeeping; Non-UN Peace Operations; UN Peace Operations; Legitimacy; UN Authorization; Conflict Mitigation; Intrastate Conflict; Conflict Intensity; Regional Organizations; Ad Hoc Coalitions of States;

    Abstract : Non-UN peace operations are becoming an increasingly important conflict mitigating tool. Whilst many studies find these operations unable to mitigate conflict and promote peace, the explanations for these findings mainly focus on material aspects like mission size and peacekeepers’ capability. READ MORE