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Ensuring and Enforcing Human Security: The Practice of International Peace Missions

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Legal Framework - Political Ramifications
Ulf Häussler
Pages: 190 pages
Shipping Weight: 350 gram
Published: 07-2007
Publisher: WLP
Language: US
ISBN (softcover) : 9789058502575

Product Description

 

The progressive development of international peace operations calls for continuous legal and policy review.

Ulf Häußler succeeds in assessing recent changes in peace missions and their underlying legal framework. He describes the requirements for comprehensive mandates and also looks into the limits of authority, as defined in principles and rules of human rights and international humanitarian law. Stressing the responsibility of peacekeepers and their Sending States to ensure compliance with obligations established in a preceding peace settlement, this book systematically evaluates relevant military operations and decision processes. It does not shy away from critical issues, such as operational detentions, riot control and intelligence missions.

As issues of international accountability are clearly getting more importance for the success of peace operations, the deliberations and findings presented in this book deserve close attention within a wider community of experts.

Contents

Chapter 1- Preliminary Remarks & Introduction
Chapter 2- The Changing Face of Peace Missions
Chapter 3- Empowering Peace Missions: The Need for Chapter VII Mandates
Chapter 4- The Sources of the Law of Peace Missions: Authority
Chapter 5- The Sources of the Law of Peace Missions: Limits of Authority
Chapter 6- Challenges of Peacekeeping and the Framework of Accountability
Chapter 7-Exercise of Authority vis-à-vis Ex- and Would-Be-Belligerents or Governance Institutions in Receiving States
Chapter 8- Exercise of Authority Directly Affecting the General Public
Chapter 9- Exercise of Authority: Legitimacy of Operational Detentions
Chapter 10- Oversight of Exercise of Authority: Review of Individual Cases of Operational Detention
Conclusion


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