Human Security and International Peace Missions

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dc.contributor.author Odello, Marco
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-25T14:36:14Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-25T14:36:14Z
dc.date.issued 2008-10-01
dc.identifier.citation Odello , M 2008 , ' Human Security and International Peace Missions ' The International Journal of Human Rights , pp. 857-867 . en
dc.identifier.issn 1744-053X
dc.identifier.other PURE: 144381
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/4091
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/4091
dc.identifier.uri http://pdfserve.informaworld.com/649349_731198583_905310537.pdf en
dc.description Odello, M. (2008) Human Security and International Peace Missions, The International Journal of Human Rights, 12(5), pp. 857-867 Review Essay en
dc.description.abstract The practice of international peace missions has become a very challenging area of research. They were initially established within the United Nations (UN) system, under the inherent powers provided by the UN Charter to maintain and restore international peace and security. They were called peace-keeping operations, originally without a clear legal mandate, in particular with no clear rules that would govern their activities in the territory where they were deployed. The practice of sending multinational contingents of troops under an international organisations’ mandate has slowly developed over the past fifty years. Not only the UN but other international (regional) organisations have been involved in conflict prevention and conflict solution in different areas of the world. Despite the well-established international practice in this field, there are several legal issues that deserve the proper attention of international legal scholars. One issue concerns the legal basis and justification of sending military troops in a foreign country, without being accused of infringing the sovereignty and territorial integrity of that particular state. Another relevant issue concerns the law applicable to the troops and other personnel (police and civilian) when sent to foreign territories. en
dc.format.extent 11 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof The International Journal of Human Rights en
dc.title Human Security and International Peace Missions en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Law & Criminology en
dc.contributor.institution Law and Criminology en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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