Published as: Cedric de Coning, Andrew E. Yaw Tchie & Anab Ovidie Grand (2022) Ad-hoc Security Initiatives, an African response to insecurity, African … More
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The Future of African Peace Operations
Available from Zed Books or in North America from: http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/F/bo23364698.html Or open source ebook available here: https://www.academia.edu/24792227/Future_of_African_Peace_Operations_From_Janjaweed_to_Boko_Haram CIC interview on … More
The Significance of a Resilient AU-UN Strategic Partnership for Peace Operations in Africa
The Strategic Context Three considerations explain the importance of regional organisations for UN peace operations: (1) conflicts are rarely isolated … More
Is there an African Model of Peace Operations?
The African model that has emerged over the past decade is one of stabilisation missions, undertaken alongside UN special political missions and other political, humanitarian and development initiatives, that are relatively short-lived before they are handed-over to UN peacekeeping missions. These missions are financed and supported by the international community, which considerably limit the ability of the AU or RECs/RMs to independently determine their mandates, scope, size and duration.