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International peacekeeping; the yearbook of international peace operations; v.11. (CD-ROM included).


International peacekeeping; the yearbook of international peace operations; v.11. (CD-ROM included)

Ed. by Harvey Langholtz et al.



471 pages




The core of this yearbook consists of nine long articles reviewing legal, ethical, political, and practical issues related to United Nations and other international peacekeeping activities around the world. Topics covered by these papers include a review of the activities of the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations form 1965 to 2005, civil-military cooperation in UN peace operations, fender and peacekeeping, lawmaking by international administrations, the legal framework of peace operations by regional organizations, the evolution of the relationship between South Korea and the United Nations, and the UN's legal obligations in terms of rule of law in peacebuilding operations. Also included in the volume are notes and recommendations from meetings of the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres, International Society for Military Law and the Law of War, and the International Institute of Humanitarian Law. Book reviews of Dieter Fleck's Customary International Humanitarian Law and Hans-Joachim Heintze's The UN, Human Rights and Post Conflict Situations are then followed by a listing of books received, a bibliography, and a chronicle of events. The accompanying CD-ROM reproduces UN Security Council resolutions, UN reports, and other relevant documentary materials. Martinus-Nijhoff is an imprint of Brill.

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