The protection and promotion of human rights is an integral part of contemporary international peacekeeping operations. It is also a controversial aspect of peace operations at both an institutional and operational level.
By bringing together a wide range of practitioners and academic scholars, this special issue addresses key contemporary legal, political and operational challenges to human rights protection.
This book was previously published as a special issue of the leading journal International Peacekeeping.
1. Perspectives on Peace Operations and Human Rights 2. Peacekeeping and Conformity with Human Rights Law: How MINUSTAH Falls Short in Haiti 3. The 'Responsibility to Protect' by Peace Support Forces under International Human Rights Law 4. Implementation through Cooperation? Human Rights Officers and the Military in Kosovo, 1999-2002 5. Enforcing Human Rights: The Role of the UN Civilian Police in Kosovo 6. Rule of Law and Human Rights Protection through Criminal Law Reform: Model Codes for Post-conflict Criminal Justice 7. An Assessment of UN Efforts to Address Sexual Misconduct by Peacekeeping Personnel 8. Integration of Human Rights in Peace Operations: Is there a Model? 9. Human Rights Aspects of EU Crisis Management Operations: From Nuisance to Necessity 10. Peace Versus Justice: Creating Rights as well as Order out of Chaos 11. Peacekeeping, Observers and Human Rights: Challenges for the Future 12. Digest 13. Documentation