Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 August 2019

704 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198757283

Bookseller Code (06)

Documents on the Law of UN Peace Operations

Second Edition

Bruce Oswald, Helen Durham, and Adrian Bates

  • Second Edition revised and updated by Bruce Oswald
  • An up-to-date collection of all of the key documents applicable to UN peace operations
  • Each document is accompanied by an explanatory commentary and suggestions for further research
  • Provides an introduction which places the law and its application to UN peace operations into context in a clear and accessible manner

New to this Edition:

  • Introductory material has been updated and expanded to reflect developments relevant to planning, managing, and conducting UN peace operations
  • Prefatory notes which precede documents have been updated to reflect how the document has influenced contemporary peace operations and, where appropriate, cross-references have been added to other documents such as regional treaties or policy documents of regional organisations
  • Several new documents have been included, such as the most recent landmark Security Council resolutions concerning women, peace and security, children in armed conflict, and the protection of civilians in armed conflict
  • Three new documents concerned with developing legal norms have been included: Accountability for Conduct and Discipline in Field Missions, the Human Rights Due Diligence Policy on United Nations Support to Non-United Nations Security Forces, and the Guidelines on the Use of Force by Military Components in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

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