Essays about: "peacekeeping"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 essays containing the word peacekeeping.

  1. 1. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biggest Effect on Attrition Among Enlisted U.S Marines : A qualitative field study 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sara Fresker; [2019]
    Keywords : United States Marine Corps; Attrition; Reenlistment; Dissatisfaction; Rational Choice; Amerikanska Marinkåren; Militär Separation; Missnöje; Rationellt val;

    Abstract : The military has an important role in peace and development work. Having skilled, experienced and knowledgeable personnel on peace-promoting missions abroad is crucial to ensure the missions success. A consequence of attrition is that military organizations lose valuable skills, experiences and qualities of service members. READ MORE

  3. 3. An analysis of the #AidToo movement on Twitter: What impacts can a hashtag achieve on sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Natacha Cornaz; [2019]
    Keywords : #AidToo; #MeToo; aid; online activism; safeguarding; SEA; sexual exploitation and abuse; social movements; Twitter;

    Abstract : Abuses and sexual misconduct have been present in the aid sector for decades. In 2013, a UN investigation declared sexual exploitation and abuse the most significant risk to UN peacekeeping missions. Nevertheless, the culture of impunity and hypocrisy still prevails in the aid sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish Prison and Probation Service assistance of prison development : Focus on Somalia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Lina Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Swedish prison and probation service; SPPS; prison development; seconded personnel; aid; Somalia; institutional development; peacekeeping;

    Abstract : Despite the Swedish Prison and Probation Service (SPPS) are a pioneer on the global arena regarding the area of corrections, generally little is known of what they do in Sweden as well as internationally. This study will explore the SPPS implementation of prison development in Somalia, which will be done through interviews with seconded personnel and others within the Swedish government that have connections to the prison development in Somalia. READ MORE

  5. 5. 'Nobody wants to get into the jungle' : Explaining strategy based on restrained offensive operations and peacekeeping effectiveness.

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

    Author : Francisco Magliano; [2018]
    Keywords : MONUSCO; offensive operations; peacekeeping operations; Democratic Republic of Congo;

    Abstract : No study has so far documented the characteristics of a military strategy based on offensive operations and whether they influence the security situation in the areas in which they are launched. Yet, it seems extremely important to study because there is a growing trend in Peacekeeping Operations of becoming more robust in the use of force by applying this kind of military strategy. READ MORE