Note: PK-02 Two pages Discussion and two responses letter

According to Paul Diehl, the factors affecting the success or failure of a peacekeeping operation include:

  1. The characteristics of the peacekeeping operation itself;
    2. The authorization of the mission; and,
    3. The political and military contexts of the peacekeeping operation.
2Peace Operations: CharacteristicsCO-2 Evaluate and assess the characteristics of today’s peace operations environment and how it affects humanitarian assistance and military operations.

Diehl, pages 62 – 91

Richmond, “UN Peace Operations and the Dilemmas of the Peace-building Consensus”

UN Peacekeeping Operations, Chapters 1 & 2

Daniel, Characteristics of Troop Contributors to Peace Operations and Implications for Global Capacity

Vayrynen, “Gender and UN peace Operations”

Week Two Forum

Discussion Forum

 

Research Forum: What’s your topic?

Due Thursday 11:55pm; Responses due Sunday 11:55pm

Lesson Notes

Weekly Readings

Required Course Textbooks

Diehl, Paul F. International Peacekeeping.  1994.  Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Durch, William J.  2006.   Twenty-First Century Peace Operations. Washington, DC: USIP.

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations: Principles and Guidelines.  2008.  New York: United Nations Press.

CO-2      Evaluate and assess the characteristics of today’s peace operations environment and   how it affects humanitarian assistance and military operations

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