peace enforcement


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peace enforcement

Application of military force, or the threat of its use, normally pursuant to international authorization, to compel compliance with resolutions or sanctions designed to maintain or restore peace and order. See also peace building; peacekeeping; peacemaking; peace operations.
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The number of military establishments capable of engaging seriously in peace enforcement is not likely to increase significantly in the near term.
If peace enforcement troops are employed, the impact of the military operations must not defeat the purpose of humanitarian assistance and must respect the humanitarian mandate of the organizations concerned.
In West Africa, we do not need a Peacekeeping Force, but rather a Peace Enforcement Force; because we need to create peace first before maintaining it, suggested M.
Such mandates must be crafted judiciously so as to retain the distinction between peacekeeping and peace enforcement, the Pakistani envoy said, emphasizing that conflating peacekeeping with peace operations would be a recipe for confusion.
It's not simple peacekeeping, this is peace enforcement.
pouzivani ve slovenskem a ceskem kontextu, ne vzdy koresponduje s puvodnim anglickym terminem a jeho vyznamem (Conflict Prevention, Peace Enforcement, Peacekeeping, Peacemaking, Peace Building aj.
So far, thanks to the help of the international community, Ecowas has been able to find solutions to the conflicts that swept through the region in the 19905 and early 2000 through combining peacekeeping with peace enforcement and diplomacy.
In cases where peace was fragile and incomplete, outside agencies were sometimes required to perform peacemaking and peace enforcement functions.
Under Eufor the peace enforcement troops have a UN mandate to protect displaced civilians in Chad and refugees from neighbouring Sudan.
Lastly, this article tackles the difficult issue of how the United States, already stretched with commitments in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere, can best contribute to the operational success of peace enforcement operations that seek to make our rhetorical commitment to genocide prevention and intervention a reality.
The dilemma posed for the UN in 2002 was the need for the continued leadership of the United States in the peace enforcement operations in Bosnia, a presence that America was prepared to abandon unless its forces were protected from the unfettered jurisdiction of the ICC.