Peace, Proposals for the Preservation of
- Peace keeping — Peace treaties — Armed conflict
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The term ‘peace’ is both a legal and a sociological/philosophical concept. ‘Preservation’ of peace includes maintenance and restoration of peace, as well as reform of the international system and its institutions in view of maintenance or restoration of peace. The concept of peace is closely linked to those of international law, justice, and international security, and should be interpreted taking into consideration the distinctions ‘peace/war’, ‘peace/law’, and ‘peace/justice’. 2 ‘Proposals’ are visions, plans, ideas, guiding principles, and reform projects,...