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13 The Law of International Peace Operations

Ben F. Klappe

From: The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law (3rd Edition)

Edited By: Dieter Fleck

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 11 December 2023

Peace treaties — Peace keeping — International peace and security — Responsibility of international organizations — Gross violations — Right to liberty and security of person — Responsibility of states
1301 International peace operations comprise all peacekeeping operations and peace enforcement operations conducted in support of diplomatic efforts to establish and maintain peace. The modern concept of peace operations goes beyond traditional peacekeeping, as it combines elements of peacekeeping with peacemaking and peacebuilding. 1. Introduction. The international community is engaged worldwide in operations in which armed forces and other governmental agencies, such as police are deployed to establish, maintain, and secure peace. A clear distinction could be...
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