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Documents on the law of UN peace operations

Author: Bruce Oswald; Helen Durham; Adrian Bates
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of key law and policy documents, and notes relevant to UN peace operations"--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Quelle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Oswald; Helen Durham; Adrian Bates
ISBN: 9780199571260 0199571260 9780199571277 0199571279
OCLC Number: 467748828
Description: xvi, 608 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. One. Establishment and management of United Nations peace operations. Charter of the United Nations --
Status-of-forces agreement between the United Nations and host countries --
Agreements between the United Nations and contributing states --
pt. Two. Conduct of United Nations peace operations. Universal declaration of human rights --
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide --
Status of refugees incorporating the following documents : Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees; and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees --
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights --
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights --
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women --
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment --
Rights of the Child incorporating the following documents : Convention on the Rights of the Child; and Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict --
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances --
Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crimes and Abuse of Power --
The protection of persons under detention or imprisonment incorporating the following documents : Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners; Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment; and Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners --
Guiding principles on internal displacement --
Memorandum of Understanding between the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Department of Peace-Keeping Operations --
Safety of United Nations and associated personnel incorporating the following documents : Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel; and Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel --
Secretary General's Bulletin : Observance by UN Forces of International Humanitarian Law --
Four Geneva Conventions of 1949 --
Protocols I and II Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 --
Protocol III Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem --
Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict --
HIV/AIDS, SC Res. 1308 (2000) --
Women, Peace and Security, SC Res. 1325 (2000) and SC Res. 1820 (2008) --
Children and Armed Conflict, SC Res. 1612 (2005) --
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, SC Res. 1674 (2006) --
pt. Three. Accountability of United Nations peacekeepers. Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations --
Third-party liability : temporal and financial limitations --
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court --
Status, basic rights and duties of United Nations staff members --
Status, basic rights and duties of officials other than Secretariat officials, and experts on mission --
United Nations Standards of Conduct : We are United Nations Peacekeeping Personnel --
Directives for disciplinary matters involving military members of national contingents --
Directives for disciplinary matters involving civilian police officers and military observers --
Directives on sexual harassment in United Nations peacekeeping and other field missions for military members of national contingents, military observers and civilian police officers --
Secretary-General's Bulletin : Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse --
Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials --
Basic principles on the use of force and firearms by law enforcement officials --
pt. Four. Key International Court of Justice cases. Reparation for injuries suffered in the service of the United Nations --
Certain expenses of the United Nations --
Difference relating to immunity from legal process of a special rapporteur of the Commission of Human Rights --
pt. Five. Mission specific documents. Secretary-General's Reports and Security Council Resolutions --
Guidelines for troop-contributing countries --
Rules of engagement : soldiers pocket card --
Mission components and offices --
pt. Six. Research. Research on the laws relevant to UN Peace Operations.
Responsibility: Bruce Oswald, Helen Durham, and Adrian Bates.

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UN peacekeepers play a crucial role in countering threats to peace and security worldwide, often dealing with very complex situations. This book provides a complete overview of the international laws  Read more...

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