“Documents on the Law of UN Peace Operations” (2nd ed) now available

Revised and updated by APCML Professor Bruce Oswald CSC, this second edition provides an up-to-date collection of all the key documents applicable to UN peace operations (UNPKOs).

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Each document is accompanied by an explanatory commentary and suggestions for further research. This volume provides an introduction which places the law and its application to UNPKOs into context in a clear and accessible manner.

Additions to this new edition include:

  • Updated and expanded introductory material to reflect developments relevant to the planning, managing and conducting of UNPKOs.
  • Updated prefatory notes designed to reflect how the document has influenced contemporary peace operations, including cross-references to relevant regional treaties and policy documents.
  • New UN documents, including the most recent UN Security Council resolutions on Women, Peace and Security and the protection of civilians in armed conflict.
  • New documents concerned with developing legal norms: 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.