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From research to practice : linking the Training for Peace Programme's research to policy development and training in peace operations
Journal article, Created By Aning, Kwesi and Published By ACCORD in English language
The planning, conduct and management of peace operations by the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and its regional economic communities/regional mechanisms (REC/RMs) have improved significantly when compared to the early 1990s. Multiple factors have converged to explain this development, but critical among them is the impact of high-quality research undertaken by numerous stakeholders in the field of peace operations. One of the many stakeholders that has contributed to policy development and training for peace operations through applied research is the Tra...
Peace operations review and implications for the Training for Peace programme : strengthening United Nations and African Union operations in Africa
Journal article, Created By Machakaire, James Pumzile and Published By ACCORD in English language
This article reflects on the review of United Nations (UN) peace operations by the UN High-level Independent Panel, appointed by the UN Secretary-General in October 2014, and on its implications for Africa and the Training for Peace (TfP) in Africa Programme. Africa's security environment has deteriorated, with difficult security challenges defying solutions. Contemporary conflicts are riddled with evolving hybrid and asymmetric threats that weave a complex pattern of interconnected terror, mayhem and destruction. These threats continue to undermine the human security platform&...