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Achieving Comprehensive and Proactive Refugee Policy

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The primary international organization involved with refugees is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which was established in 1950 to protect and assist refugees and supervise ... More


Africa: post-colonial intervention amidst fragile statehood

Norrie Macqueen

in Humanitarian Intervention and the United Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636969
eISBN:
9780748672035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636969.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since its first military intervention in the Congo in 1960, the United Nations has deployed military personnel in twenty-five operations to eighteen African countries. Of these, twenty-two missions ... More


The African Union and the Protection of Civilians

Ben Kioko and Lydia Wambugu

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Conflicts in Africa, and the international community’s response to those conflicts, have played a large role in shaping the legal and operational framework for civilian protection activity. The AU ... More


After the cold war: a new world order?

Norrie Macqueen

in Humanitarian Intervention and the United Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636969
eISBN:
9780748672035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636969.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As the final decade of the twentieth century began, the United Nations contemplated a new role in world politics. The idea of a ‘new world order’, a term famously used by U.S. President George W. ... More


American Exceptionalism and International Organization: Lessons from the 1990s

Edward C. Luck

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Considers how domestic political processes affect American behaviour in and towards multilateral organizations. The author first discusses the nature of American exceptionalism and looks at the ways ... More


Analyzing Organizational Learning in the Peace Operations Bureaucracy

Thorsten Benner, Stephan Mergenthaler, and Philipp Rotmann

in The New World of UN Peace Operations: Learning to Build Peace?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594887
eISBN:
9780191729065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594887.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 elaborates a framework for the study of organizational learning in the UN peace operations bureaucracy. The chapter builds on the relevant academic literature from the fields of ... More


Bangladesh

Rashed Uz Zaman and Niloy R. Biswas

in Providing Peacekeepers: The Politics, Challenges, and Future of United Nations Peacekeeping Contributions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672820
eISBN:
9780191751585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672820.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since Bangladesh armed forces first embarked on peacekeeping missions in the late 1980s, a country usually known for natural disasters, political instability, and economic woes has played a ... More


Brazil

Kai Michael Kenkel

in Providing Peacekeepers: The Politics, Challenges, and Future of United Nations Peacekeeping Contributions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672820
eISBN:
9780191751585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672820.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes Brazil’s instrumentalist, yet still inchoate, approach to peace operations. It begins by providing the institutional and political context in which Brazil makes decisions about ... More


Bureaucracy

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the origins of the bureaucratic confrontation between DPA and DPKO in the early 1990s. It argues that while both Pérez de Cuéllar and Boutros-Ghali wanted to strengthen their ... More


A Call for Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping

Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley

in Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190602420
eISBN:
9780190602444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602420.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The concluding chapter summarizes the main findings and provides a comprehensive explanation of “equal opportunity” peacekeeping as a strategy to improve gender equality in and through peacekeeping ... More


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